UGA Extension Cook County

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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Cook Co Extension Ag Update 5/24/18

Prepare for the 2018 Tropical Storm Alberto Pam Knox, Interim Director, Georgia Weather Network Long-time residents of Georgia may remember the devastating floods of Tropical Storm Alberto in July 1994. The rain was so intense that Georgia’s one-day rainfall record was set during that storm, with 21.10 inches recorded at…
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