Houston County Ag and Horticulture News

AUXIN TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: GEORGIA 2019

AUXIN TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: GEORGIA 2019 NOTICE! U.S. EPA-Industry mandated label changes to dicamba products Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax are now effective for the 2019 growing season. Engenia, FeXapan, XtendiMax 1. As mandated by federal labels, one must hold a private or commercial pesticide applicator license to purchase and use these…
Read More

2019 Middle Georgia Production Meeting Schedule

2019 Middle Georgia Production Meeting Schedule:   Cotton: When:  Tuesday, January 15th Where:  Houston County Extension Office – 801 Main St. Perry GA Time: 8:00 AM Registration Deadline:  Friday, January 11 Speakers: Dr. Jared Whitaker, Dr. Amanda Smith Topics:  Cotton Varieties, agronomics, futures and economics of Cotton   Weed Control:…
Read More

Pecan Growers Must Adapt to An Evolving Pecan Industry

By Dr. Lenny Wells This has been a year for a lot of sobering thought for Georgia pecan growers. We’ve had to deal with a lot. Trade wars, scab pressure, catastrophic storms, and perhaps most frustrating of all, depressed prices in the wake of losing half the state’s pecan crop….
Read More

Changes are in Store for Dicamba Users

The following label changes were made to ensure that these products can continue to be used effectively while addressing potential concerns to surrounding crops and plants:  Dicamba registration decisions for 2019-2020 growing season Two-year registration (until December 20, 2020). Only certified applicators may apply dicamba over the top (anyone applying…
Read More