UGA Extension Cook County

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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Soil Temperatures and Planting

Soil Temperatures and Planting Corn, Cotton, and Peanuts 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 consecutive…
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2018 Vegetable Spray Guides

2018 UGA Vegetable Spray Guides (click link below) Watermelon, Succulent Legumes (snap, lima, and pole bean), Collard, Kale, Mustard, Turnips, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cucumber, Pepper, Pumpkin, Tomato, Squash These spray guides are not intended to be followed literally but to give an idea of the chronology of disease pressure in relation…
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Cook Ag Update 3/26/18

Ration or Replace: Options for Shortages of Chlorothalonil and Propiconazole in Peanut Production Pecan Herbicide Strip Applications – Lenny Wells Its time to burn down those herbicide strips in pecan orchards in preparation for the growing season. There are many combinations of herbicide applications you could use. Here are a…
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Pecan Ambrosia Beetle Alert

TO: COOK CO PECAN PRODUCERS From UGA Pecan Specialist Lenny Wells: “Asian Ambrosia Beetle Attack on Young Tree Trunk We have had our first report of ambrosia beetle emergence in a Brooks County orchard at the end of last week. With warm temperatures expected through the next 7-10 days, ambrosia…
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Seed Cotton MYA and PLC Payments

“MYA Prices and Calculating Payments with the Seed Cotton PLC” from Don Shurley and Adam N. Rabinowitz, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Georgia. This is more detailed information about the new seed cotton PLC program.  This is the second in a series—the first (a quick 1-pager) was sent…
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