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Peanut Yields and Cobra + 2,4D-B

Because of crop rotation concerns, resistance concerns, or just personal preference, some growers are choosing to use Cobra (or Ultra Blazer) and 2,4-DB in their Peanut Herbicide programs in place of Cadre. Dr. Eric Prostko, UGA Extension Weed Scientist, has provided the following information regarding the use of these products in relation to…
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Warrant Receives Peanut Label

Warrant recently received both federal (January) and state (February) approvals for use on peanuts in Georgia. Here are a few thoughts, from UGA Weed Scientist Dr. Eric Prostko, regarding its potential use in 2014: 1) The current supplemental label only permits PRE and/or EPOST applications (before flowering). 2) Of these 2…
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Georgia Peanut Commission to host Farm Bill training in South Georgia.

Area peanut growers are invited to learn more about the recent Farm Bill.  The Georgia Peanut Commission will host a Farm Bill Update Meeting in Tifton at the Tifton Campus Conference Center’s small auditorium(RDC Building).  This meeting will also be broadcast to five other locations across the state.  The closest…
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38th Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show set for January 16, 2014

  Make plans now to attend the 38th Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference scheduled for Thursday, January 16, 2014, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Ga. The one-day show is open to all farmers and industry representatives and free to attendees. Peanut farmers…
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Georgia Peanut Commission to hold Farmer Appreciation Day

November 14, 2013 TIFTON, Ga. – The Georgia Peanut Commission, in cooperation with the National Peanut Buying Points Association and peanut food manufacturers, will host the 2013 Farmer Appreciation Day at the GPC office located in Tifton, Ga., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013. Georgia’s…
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Low Temps and Peanut Harvest

With the upcoming cool nights, peanut maturation will shut down. If the temperature dips down into the 30’s and 40’s for 3-5 consectuve days the peanut will shut down and will not reach full maturity. Also we need to watch for the chance of freezing so that we do not…
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