UGA Extension Cook County

Cotton Irrigation

Here is some good information about cotton irrigation taken directly from UGA Cotton Production Guide 2018.  Tucker Price 507-8862  
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Cook Extension Ag Updates 5/3/18

Updated Crop Comparison Tool You can find this HERE. Row Crop Disease Update – Kemerait Planting time is critical for both seeding disease control and nematode control. Have been asked several times about rate of azoxystrobin (e.g., Abound) in-furrow on twin-row peanuts. For lower-risk, 3 fl oz under each twin….
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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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