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Calculating 2014 PLC Peanut Payment Rate

This was written by Bill Tyson, Bulloch County Extension Agent.  It is a short article that should help you determine the possible peanut payments for the 2014 peanut crop. There has been a lot of questions recently concerning possible peanut payments for the 2014 peanut crop. The Marketing Year Average (MYA)…
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Surgarcane Aphids In Sorghum

Here is a post from Andrew Sawyer, Thomas County Extension Agent; With the presence of sugarcane aphids in 2014, this is an ongoing concern for us and I’ve had lots of questions about management. Below is a photo of white sugarcane aphids on a sorghum leaf last year. You can…
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Chemical and Fertilization Injection into Pivot Irrigation Systems

This article was provided by Dr. Wes Porter, UGA/AU Extension Irrigation Specialist Traditionally we typically like to apply fertilizers and chemicals using either ground based (both fertilizers and chemicals) or aerial (typically just chemicals) application methods.  However, we often times are under a time and suitable field working day constraint…
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Peanuts are emerging… 2015 Weed Control Options

These peanuts were planted almost two weeks ago and are starting to emerge. They are certainly some of the earliest planted, at least that I’m aware of… They look great! They are a twin row planting of GA06. While out looking at this field I saw planters in multiple fields. It looks like peanut planting has officially started!

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Weather Issues in Corn

Here is a post from Dewey Lee, Extension Corn Agronomist; Over the last ten days, southwest Georgia has had between 4 and 6+ inches of rain.  Other parts of the state may or may not have had as much but still be a little wet. While corn doesn’t like to…
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NO Counter on Cotton 2015

We just received word from the GA dept. of Ag. that Counter will not receive a Sec. 18 for 2015. Here is a report from Dr. Bob Kemerait, Extension Plant Pathologist; “I received official word from the Georgia Department of Ag that the EPA has denied our request to use…
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Fungicide Sensitivity Testing

Here is a post from Dr. Lenny Wells, Extension Pecan Specialist; “With this week’s rain, we will likely begin to see scab showing up on the developing foliage in another week or so. Scab grows best on this rapidly expanding, tender leaf tissue. While we certainly don’t want to see…
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