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  • Dr. Lenny Wells, UGA pecan specialist  shares some information on pecan fungicide schedule and pecan tariffs. I have had many requests to provide a pecan fungicide schedule example for 2018. Not much has changed from previous years with the exception of the use of phosphite alone in one of the early sprays. I list it…

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  • Lorsban 24C Label for 60 Day PHI in Sweet Potato   While it has taken several years, Georgia does now have a 24C registration to allow for the use of Lorsban in Sweet Potato with a 60 day pre-harvest interval (PHI). Lorsban is still labeled for pre-plant incorporated application only.

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  • Do Pepper Weevil Overwinter in South Georgia?  Dr.  Sparks answers the question. The answer to this has always assumed to be no, but that has apparently changed. Will they survive long enough to infest the spring plantings at an economical level remains to be seen, but I would not bet against them at this point.…

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  • UGA HERD Sale

    The UGA Heifer Evaluation and Reproductive Development  (HERD)  Sale will be on Tuesday April 17 at 12:30 p.m. at the Tifton Bull Evaluation center  near Irwinville.  This is and excellent excellent opportunity to purchase quality replacement females.

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  • Dr. Prostko shared some questions received over the last few days:  1.) How do I control ryegrass prior to planting peanuts if I suspect that I might have glyphosate resistance? Select 2EC @ 8 oz/A or Select Max 0.97EC @ 16 oz/A (or generic equivalents) + 1% v/v COC  would be a good choice for this problem. …

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  • 2016 2017 Chisel Plow 6033.2 b 7489.9 b Rip and bed 6207.1 ab 7552.9 b Bottom Plow 6422.8 a 7782.2 a The following is the impact of tillage on yield potential. Tillage trials were conducted at  the Midville station the last two years. This information was provided by Dr. Scott Monfort UGA peanut specialist.

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  • Advertisment 2018

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  • March 7, 2018 Hello everyone, A South Georgia and North Florida Forage and Livestock Production Meeting is scheduled March 22, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in Lake Park, Georgia at the 4-H Camp 6100 4-H Club Road, Lake Park Georgia 31632. Ann Blount and Cheryl Mackowiak with University of Florida will be presenting the program on…

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  • There will be changes coming on May 1st, 2017 on how UGA Extension handles Pesticide Education. Please read the press release below and call you local extension agent if you have any questions.

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  • If you grow cotton, please consider taking this efficiency survey being done by University of Georgia.  More information can be found on the website provided. https://georgiacottonfarmers.com/

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