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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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2019 Vegetable Spray Guides

Click link below for a fungicide spray guide.  These are spray guides only. 2019 watermelon spray guide 2019 Squash spray guid 2019 S GA tomato spray guide 2019 pepper spray guide 2019 Cantaloupe spray guide 2019 Cucumber spray guide 2019 broccoli spray guide  
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Pecan Ambrosia Beetles

Ambrosia beetle traps placed in young pecan trees at the north and south end of the Cook County Thursday (2/21/19) showed heavy ambrosia beetle attacks already.  On the traps are frass filled, bird shot sized holes; some with the “frass toothpicks” coming out of the hole as the beetle chews…
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Cook Extension Ag Updates – 1/18/19

Upcoming UGA Extension Ag Meetings/Events 2019 Corn Short Course. Jan 24 in Tifton. REGISTER Cook Co Cotton Production Meeting – Friday, Feb 1 at 12 Noon. Adel, GA Cook Co Weed Control Meeting – Wed, Feb 20 at 8 AM. Adel, GA Cook Co Watermelon Production Meeting – Thurs, Feb…
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Cook County Extension Winter Production Meetings

Reminders will be mailed closer to these meetings.  Pesticide credits will be available. Peanut Production Update Date: Monday, January 7, 2019 Time: 12 Noon Location: Cook Co Extension Office Meeting Room Speakers: UGA Peanut Specialists Scott Montfort, Mark Abney, Amanda Smith Tobacco Production Update Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Time:…
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