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Pre-Bloom Irrigation in Cotton

Although irrigation requirement is higher for blooming cotton than for pre-bloom cotton, stressing cotton during squaring has more negative effects than we realize. Cotton does not rebound if stressed from no irrigation through squaring. UGA Extension Cotton Agronomist Dr. Jared Whitaker conducted research on this using the UGA Checkbook Method where the…
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Pecan Irrigation

Lenny Wells –  Some early pecan varieties have reached shell hardening and others are rapidly approaching. This means that the water use requirements of pecan are about at peak demand and will remain so through kernel filling. Therefore growers should have their irrigation systems running at full capacity at least…
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New Cotton Irrigation app Now Available

A new smartphone app for cotton irrigation is now available at http://smartirrigationapps.org/.  This app, which was developed by University of Georgia and University of Florida researchers, will help producers irrigate their crops based on local conditions using information from the Georgia Weather Network (formerly GAEMN) and the Florida Automated Weather Network…
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