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2015 UGA Cotton Scout Schools

Cotton insect scouting schools will be conducted on June 8, 2015 in Tifton and June 16, 2015 in Midville. These programs offer basic information on cotton insects and scouting procedures and will serve as an introduction to cotton insect monitoring for new scouts and as a review for experienced scouts…
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Timing is Critical for Thrips

As cotton seed begins to emerge around the county, growers hopefully have already put some thoughts into their thrips management strategy for 2015.  A recent Growing Georgia story discussed thrips management in 2015 cotton. Here are some tips from Dr. Phillip Roberts, UGA Extension Entomologist, that can be found in…
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Counter NOT Labeled on Cotton for 2015

Here are a few words from Dr. Bob Kemerait concerning Counter use on cotton. “I received official word from the Georgia Department of Ag that the EPA has denied our request to use Counter 20G on cotton.  (It is still legal on field corn.)  The reason given basically says that use…
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