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Cook Co Extension Ag Update 5/24/18

Prepare for the 2018 Tropical Storm Alberto Pam Knox, Interim Director, Georgia Weather Network Long-time residents of Georgia may remember the devastating floods of Tropical Storm Alberto in July 1994. The rain was so intense that Georgia’s one-day rainfall record was set during that storm, with 21.10 inches recorded at…
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Cucurbit Disease Update 5/14/18

Below is a disease alert from UGA Vegetable Pathologist Dr. Bhabesh Dutta.  Below are images of Downy Mildew (DM) in different cucurbits. Please call me if you have questions.  Tucker Price 229-507-8862 “ALERT: Downy Mildew of Cucurbit Detected in North Florida Downy mildew of cucumber has been detected from North Florida. These observations indicate that…
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Cotton Irrigation

Here is some good information about cotton irrigation taken directly from UGA Cotton Production Guide 2018.  Tucker Price 507-8862  
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Cook Extension Ag Updates 5/3/18

Updated Crop Comparison Tool You can find this HERE. Row Crop Disease Update – Kemerait Planting time is critical for both seeding disease control and nematode control. Have been asked several times about rate of azoxystrobin (e.g., Abound) in-furrow on twin-row peanuts. For lower-risk, 3 fl oz under each twin….
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Cook Extension Ag Updates 4/27/18

Soil Temperatures and Planting Corn, Peanuts, Cotton, and Soybeans Below are desired soil temps needed for corn, peanuts, cotton and soybean.  These temperatures need to be an average among several days without threat of colder temperatures in the future. Corn at 2″ soil depth should be 55 degrees minimum for 3…
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Peanut Disease Management and Cotton Variety Info

Peanut Disease and Nematode Management Considerations for Planting Time Robert Kemerait, Professor and Extension Specialist; Tim Brenneman, Professor, Peanut and Pecan Disease Management; and Albert Culbreath, Professor, Foliar fungal diseases and Tomato spotted wilt of peanut Note: The rates provided here are on a “per/A” basis. Typically, the full rate can…
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