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Local Soil Temps

Below are desired soil temps needed for 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 consistent 65 degrees minimum.Soybean at 2″ soil depth should be consistent 68…
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Preplant Burndown Update (Prostko)

Some responses to a few common questions this week about preplant burndowns: 1)  What is the plant-back restriction for field corn following an application of 2,4-D? Plant-back restrictions for field corn after a burndown application of 2,4-D are 7 days (16 oz/A) or 10-14 days (>16 oz/A) 2) If a…
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Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) Training – GA 2022

All applicators of Engenia, Tavium, & XtendiMax herbicides must have a private pesticide license; All applicators driving the tractor/sprayer applying these herbicides must attend UPW Training during 2022 prior to using these products. Two training dates in Cook County set. RSVP one 896-7456. 1 HR Private Applicator license credit available. UPW Training Tuesday, March…
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Corn Fertilizer Use, Crop Budgets & Wild Pig Control Services

Corn Fertilizer Use From Rome Ethredge – Interim Grains and Soybean Agronomist Dr. Glen Harris, UGA Scientist, has done the research and developed these 2 interesting graphics concerning fertilizer rates in corn at different yield goals. UGA soil test recommendations are for 1.2 pounds of Nitrogen for each bushel of…
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Upcoming Meetings; Variety Info; Watermelon Fusarium Trial Summary

Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting Tifton. Wednesday, January 26, 2022 Register: https://georgiacottoncommission.org/ Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference Tifton. JANUARY 19-20, 2022 More Info: https://gapeanuts.com/farm-show/ Cotton and Peanut Variety Info https://swvt.uga.edu/content/dam/caes-subsite/statewide-variety-testing/docs/performance-trials/2021/2021-peanut-cotton-prelim.pdf Other Commodity Variety Info https://swvt.uga.edu/ Cook Extension Winter Ag Production Meetings Cook County Extension has planned its annual winter…
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2022 Cook Extension Winter AG Production Meeting Schedule

Cook County Extension has planned its annual winter agriculture production meetings.  All meetings will be conducted live and in person at the Cook Extension Office. Pesticide credits will be available. UGA Extension Specialists will present the latest production information.  2022 Ag Extension Production Meetings: Pecan Production Meeting. January 27. 12…
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