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Tobacco Budworm in Peanuts

These worms have been found sporadically in some peanut fields in Cook County and in counties in our area. Because they are there doesn’t mean instant insecticide application especially since what would be used is very costly, and young peanuts have a high tolerance to defoliation. Prevathon, Steward, Radiant, Blackhawk…
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Southern Rust Alert in Corn and Peanut Fungicide Info

Dr. Bob Kemerait: “1. Which growers are at highest risk?  Because the rust (which was well established in the field) was found in Coffee County, (and Colquitt Co as of yesterday, Thursday, 6/10/21) I would say any corn in the southern Coastal Plain part of the state is at risk….
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Peanut Crown Rot and White Mold

From Dr. Bob Kemerait and Dr. Tim Brenneman Management of Aspergillus crown rot Use high quality seed.  Saved- seed may be at increased risk to Aspergillus crown rot. Use a good fungicide seed treatment (preferably Rancona over Dynasty PD specifically for Aspergillus crown rot). Consider use of an in-furrow fungicide. …
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2020 Cook Peanut Fungicide Trial Results and Variety Info.

2021 Peanut Production Guides are available at Cook Extension Office. They’re on line too. Please call if you have questions about trial. Tucker – 229-507-8862. Methods and Material GA 06G planted 5/14/20; single row; conventional tillage; Irrigated. 3 replications/treatment. Treatment = 12 rows wide X entire length of rows. Inverted…
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Watermelon and Tobacco Mtgs. Auxin Training Requirements 2021.

UGA Watermelon Production Meeting Virtual – Feb 26th @ 10am No pre-registration required. Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/99967604806 Attendees need to type their name, county, type of license, and license # in the chat box upon entering and leaving the meeting. 2hr of commercial and 1hr of private CEU’s will be available. Agenda: Dr….
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Production Guides; Peanut Fungicide Trial ; Watermelon Mtg on Youtube; Thimet and Peanut Leafspot; Field Corn Planting Reminders; and Spinner-Disc Spreaders.

Some New Production Guides and Pecan Calendar Poster 2021 Cotton Production Guides We’ve got in the Cook Extension office. The Cotton Gin and Lenox Peanut have some too. Also available to download at THIS LINK. 2021 Corn Production Guides Also in Cook Extension Office. And on line at THIS LINK….
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Registration for Remaining Virtual Ag Production Mtgs

Click links below to Register. Then click “SELECT DATE” then click “TICKETS” for date you want to watch. Put your name; email address; pesticide number; and county in the boxes (put “NA” if not seeking license credit). Sign up no later than day before meetings. You can watch meetings as…
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UGA Pecan Production Meeting 1/21/21 – Link

Register to view UGA Extension Pecan Production Meeting (Virtual) on Thursday, January 21 @ 6 PM. You have to register before day of event to get in. https://ugapecan2021.eventbrite.com/ There will be two more of these meetings. Feb 9th @ 9 AM and March 9 @ 6 PM. Profitability of “Lakota”…
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