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Cotton Defoliation

Here are some slides from Cotton Defoliation meetings in Berrien and Cook County yesterday (Monday).  Dr. Jared Whitaker did a great job of breaking this info down.  I’m doing peanut maturity checks now.  Call me 507-8862 if you want yours checked either at Cook Extension Office or at your location. …
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Cotton Irrigation

Irrigating Cotton Through Bloom (Porter) Based on planting date most of the cotton across the state will be in peak bloom during August. Depending on what week of bloom you are in the water requirements for the crop will range from 1.3 (0.18” per day during week one of bloom),…
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Cook Extension Ag Updates 7/8/19

Updates from Bob Kemerait about potential tropical storm and cotton target spot. Potential Tropical Storm Most important for this morning (7/8/19):  watching the potential development and buildup of a tropical system in the northern Gulf of Mexico that could bring storms to us late in the week.  While the extent…
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Peanut Weed Control and Hot Weather A few things to think about in regards to peanut weed control given the current weather conditions: 1)  Rainfall events on Mother’s Day Weekend (May 9-13) caused some Valor related peanut problems in many areas of south Georgia.  Since I have addressed this issue…
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Final Using Pesticides Wisely Mtg – 5/21/19

Georgia Department of Agriculture Announces A Final UPW Meeting for 2019! (Culpepper, UGA and Gray, GDA). A final Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) meeting will be conducted at the Tifton Campus Conference Center on May 21, 2019 beginning at 1:30 pm. Similar to previous meetings and immediately after the UPW meeting,…
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Soil Temps and Peanut Herbicides, Fungicide Info

Soil Temperatures and Planting 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. Peanut at 4″ soil depth should be consistent 68 degrees minimum. Cotton at 2″ soil depth should be…
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