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Late Season Options for Morningglory Control in Peanuts.

Here are a few tips from UGA Weed Scientist, Dr. Eric Prostko, for late-season control of morninglory: 1) Depending upon the anticipated digging date, 2,4-DB can be used to slow down the spread/growth of annual morningglory.  However, this treatment will not provide any real control or result in complete weed…
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Target Spot in Cotton

Target Spot is being reported across much of the southern part of the state now including here in our area. You will find the disease beginning very low in the canopy of the crop and then start progressing upwards.  Not every cotton field in the area will need to be treated with…
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Roundup and Reflex Mixing Considerations.

For those growing Roundup Ready crops, here is a short reminder from Dr. Eric Prostko, UGA Cooperative Extension Weed Specialist. Just a quick reminder that there have been a few issues regarding tank-mixtures of glyphosate and Reflex.  Generally, some K-salt formulations of glyphosate have not mixed well with Reflex.  In…
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Fall Armyworms in Nochaway Area

  Well it is that time again, fall armyworms are certainly showing up in numbers.  I have seen a few fields this week that were at treatable levels for armyworms.  This pest can devastate a forage crop in a few days time so scouting for them is a must. Where…
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Sorghum Crop Pest Update.

Yesterday and today I have been walking in a few fields of grain sorghum.  Most of the ones I have visited have been heading out and flowering.  The Sorghum Midge was the primary reason for the field visits but I found a few leaf-footed bugs and stink bugs along field…
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Pioneer Field Day in our Area. Be sure to RSVP with Dennis Jones

Pioneer is having a Field Day this Thursday , July 11th near Morgan, Georgia.  It will be on Al Sudderth’s farm about one mile North of Hwy 234 on Hwy 45.  It will include information, good food, fellowship, and a big THANK YOU from the Pioneer team.  Please contact your…
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Reduced Nitrogen Fixation in Peanuts from Abundant Rainfall.

Here is an exert from a publication that Dr. Scott Tubbs, UGA Cooperative Extension Cropping Systems Agronomist, has shared with us about reduced nitrogen fixation in peanuts after significant rainfall. It is recommended to check fields that have received abundant amounts of rain recently for nodule activity and active N-fixation.  To…
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