UGA Extension Cook County

Cotton,Peanut,Soybean Info

Cotton, Soybean, Peanut Disease Info Bob Kemerait SOYBEAN RUST still only found in kudzu in Decatur and Grady Counties, though it has likely spread.  Remember that critical times to protect the soybean crop are between first bloom (R1) and full-seed (R6) growth stages. COTTON:  Target Spot is here and across…
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Pecan Weevils

Pecan Weevils Lenny Wells, UGA Extension Pecan Specialist It is that time of the year again when we expect pecan weevils to be present in the orchards. Peak emergence is expected to be between August 10 and September 20 in Georgia. Therefore, the last week of July would be the…
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Forestry Meeting with CFE and CLE Credits – Aug 15 & 16

Increasing Financial Returns from Southern Pine Plantations through Objective Evaluation of Silvicultural Treatments Bulloch County Ag Center August 15 & 16 Registration Fee – $210 CFE Credits – Category 1 (applied for) 14 HRS CLE Credits – Environment 5 HRS Cat 23 Commercial. 2 HRS Private GA Pesticide Applicators. Click…
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Asian Soybean Rust Update

Info on Asian Soybean Rust in GA, Disease ID, Soybean Growth Stages, Soybean Fungicides. Asian Soybean Rust Update (Bob Kemerait) “Our first find of Asian soybean rust in Georgia was confirmed on KUDZU from Attapulgus area in Decatur County on 12 of 50 leaves sampled.  We have not found it…
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Peanut Tank-Mix Info

Peanut Tank-Mix Thoughts (Prostko) Rain delays and/or late planting have resulted in continual inquiries about peanut herbicide + fungicide tank-mixes and their potential effects on weed control and crop injury. UGA will never be able to adequately address all concerns with 90,000+ potential tank-mixtures in peanuts.   Here is a quick review of some…
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Peanut Fungicide Programs

Click HERE for Peanut Leaf Spot Options for Loss of Tilt, Shortage of Chlorothalonil “Bravo”.  Also here are other company peanut fungicide programs. Here are quick results from our 2017 peanut fungicide trial in 2017 that I sent out back in March.  Call me if you would like to discuss this…
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Watermelon Downy Mildew

From Bhabesh Dutta, UGA Vegetable Pathologist: “Hi all: Downy mildew has been confirmed from Cook Co. on watermelon today. The conditions for disease development are currently favorable. Please see the attached pictures of disease symptoms and pathogen signs. Please see the fungicide recommendations below. Watermelon: Rotation (foliar application)  with Orondis Ultra (0 d PHI); Elumin (2 d…
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Cook Extension Ag Update – 6/1/18

Cotton, Peanut, Soybean Scout School Monday, June 11 in Tifton Call Debbie Rutland for more info 229-386-3424 UGA data from 2010 – 2012 looking at yield according to planting date of peanuts. Northern Corn Leaf Spot – NOT – Northern Corn Leaf Blight Here’s an image from former Seminole County…
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