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Cotton Defoliation

Much of our cotton crop is still a ways off from being ready to defoliate but growers may already be making plans for defoliation or considering it in some of our earlier-planted or drier fields. Here is some good, timely information from Dr. Jared Whitaker, UGA Extension Cotton Agronomist, on cotton…
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Priaxor Receives Cotton Label

PRIAXOR (fluxapyroxad + pyraclostrobin), a BASF product already used on peanut, has now received a label for use on cotton.  Dr. Bob Kemerait, UGA Plant Pathologist says that “Priaxor has looked very good in the management of Target Spot; our data shows that it is likely more effective than Headline.”…
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Weather Outlook for the Coming Months

Here is a recent weather summary and outlook from Pam Knox, UGA Agricultural Climatologist: This has been an interesting growing season from a climate perspective.  April started out with minor dryness, especially in western Georgia.  That disappeared under the extremely wet conditions that lasted through most of April.  But once…
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Morningglory Identification

I have been in several situations recently where correctly identifying morningglories was important for getting good weed control. Here is some recent information from UGA Extension Weed Scientist Dr. Eric Prostko on proper morningglory identification: 1) An old publication that helps with the identification of adult morningglory plants. Figure 1….
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