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Morningglory disrupting Corn Harvest?

While we have very good herbicide options in our field corn, we have nothing that carries us until harvest to prevent morningglory vines from climbing our corn stalks late in the season once corn is mature and ready for harvest. Many fields in our area had some drought stress anyway,…
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Dicamba Label Lives to serve another year…BUT

As many cotton and soybean farmers in South Georgia were well aware in 2018, our pesticide labels for the new formulations of dicamba to include Xtendimax, FeXapan, and Engenia herbicides all expired by the end of the 2018 growing season. If there was a year that we needed these technologies it…
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Hopefully 2018 Will Not Be: “The Year Of Resistance”

When talking to farmers, we all have certain years that come to mind. “2005-The year of Pigweed resistance to roundup”, “2013-Wet summer with rank  hay”, “2016-The year of no rain”. It is funny how these periods stick to our mind for one reason or another, but this spring started off cool, turned…
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New Private Applicator Certification

The University of Georgia(UGA) has offered a free service to the state of Georgia for years. In the past, anyone involved in the production of an agricultural commodity could come into any extension office in the state and offer proof of American citizenship, a copy of their driver’s license, and an application…
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One on One Producer Trainings

The University of Georgia is encouraging all ANR agents to meet face to face with all farmers in their county that currently have a Pesticide Applicator’s License. Recently released product labels will now give producers another tool in their arsenal against problem weeds in our crops. However, these technologies may create new challenges…
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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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What time of day to spray pigweed?

Below is some comments and a table developed by our UGA Extension Weed Scientists that shows the effect that application time of day can have on herbicide performance on Pigweed: Over the past few years, we have been studying the impact of application time of day on the postemergence activity of numerous…
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