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2015 Corn Weed Control

Here are some good pointers from Dr. Eric Prostko, UGA Extension Weed Scientist, on 2015 Corn Weed Control:   Thanks to Rome Ethredge, Seminole County Ag Agent, for posting this originally.  Here is a link to his post: https://seminolecropnews.wordpress.com/2015/02/26/corn-weeds-in-2015/   The first thing we need to do to be successful…
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2015 Production Meeting Schedule for Calhoun County

Below are the 2015 scheduled Production Meetings for Calhoun County.   Weed January 20, 2015              6:00 pm               Stanley Culpepper The McLendon Barn RSVP by Friday, January 16th   Peanut February 12, 2015            6:00 pm              Scott Monfort The McLendon Barn RSVP by Tuesday, February 10th   Cotton February 23, 2015            6:00…
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2014/2015 Wheat Herbicide Recommendations

I have been in a few wheat fields recently and they are beginning to reach a stage of growth that we need to consider herbicide applications.  Here is a couple pictures I took in an area wheat field:   In this picture you can see a few different broadleaf weed species…
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2015 Georgia Cotton Commission 8th Annual Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop

  The Georgia Cotton Commission’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the Commission’s 8th Annual Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. The program speakers are Mark Messura, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, Cotton Incorporated; John Maguire, Senior Vice President, National Cotton Council,…
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Soybean Harvest Aid Timing

Soybeans in the area are beginning to turn yellow as the later crop is nearing maturity.  The most common question that I have received recently has been about soybean harvest aid timing.  The proper timing of the these products vary based on what product you are using, but with every…
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Valor injury on Peanuts

Valor is a very important tool in the fight against pigweed in peanuts. Peanut fields that were hit with heavy rainfall at the cracking stage has had some injury this year. Here are some words from UGA Weed Scientists, Dr. Eric Prostko, on Valor injury. 1) Valor injury should not be…
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Warrant + Valor for Weed Control in Peanut

Here are a few  thoughts from UGA Weed Specialist, Dr. Eric Prostko, on Warrent. 1) The combination of Valor + Warrant is a perfectly legal/labeled option for GA peanut growers. 2) There is not a lot of evidence in peanut to suggest that Warrant + Valor is significantly better on Palmer…
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Tank Mix Compatibility Issues

Growers use tank mixes all the time to apply all of the required ag inputs in an efficient manner.  Every one of these mixes is different and while many will not cause any problems, some formulations are not compatible with each other and cause a big mess and a bigger…
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Preplant herbicide options for peanut growers

With everyone busy with field preparations for cotton and peanuts, a few have had questions about peanut herbicides for chemical weed burndown.   Dr. Eric Prostko, UGA Weed Scientist, has sent us a  few comments about the options available to peanut growers for their preplant burndown program.  Here a few…
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