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It’s Time to Start Making Tiller Counts

It’s time to start making tiller counts in your wheat fields to determine if you need to split the remaining nitrogen into two applications.  If you count more than 80 tillers per square foot, you should be fine applying all of the  remaining nitrogen in one topdress application.  If you count less than that,…
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Wheat Weed Control Options

I have been in a few wheat fields recently and most of them are due for a herbicide application.  In the conventional tilled fields, the ryegrass has been up for about a week and the broadleaf weeds are still small and easy to control.  In the no-till fields, the weeds…
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Wheat Seeding Rates

(Thanks to Rome Ethredge, Seminole County Ag Agent for the picture) With Wheat Planting underway, I have been getting a few questions regarding wheat seeding rates.  Below is an excerpt from the 2013 Wheat production guide addressing the issue.  The entire 2013-2014 Wheat Production Guide can be found at  http://www.caes.uga.edu/commodities/fieldcrops/gagrains/wheat.html…
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When to plant wheat?

With the optimum wheat planting window right around the corner, I thought this would be a good time to take a look at our wheat planting recommendations. The following information can be found in the 2013-2014 Wheat Production guide at http://www.caes.uga.edu/commodities/fieldcrops/gagrains/documents/2013-14WheatProductionGuide.pdf The optimum window for wheat planting in Georgia is typically…
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Grain Storage Protectant Shortage for 2013 Harvest Season

  We have received an update on stored grain protectants from Dr. Mike Toews, UGA Cooperative Extension Entomologist. Update on Stored Grain Protectants: Based on my call volume this week, it is evident that we have a problem with grain protectant availability for the 2013 corn crop.  I’ve visited with representatives from each…
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