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Clean Water Rule (WOTUS) put on hold.

If you have not seen the news concerning the Clean Water Rule or Waters of the US Rule (WOTUS), the Judges in the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit put the Rule on hold or STAYED the Rule.¬† The opinion of two of the three Judges was as…
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Cotton Seed Sprouting

The cloudy, rainy days that we have been seeing every day for the last two weeks are more than likely going to cause some quality and yield issues in our cotton crop.¬† One of those issues will be cotton seed sprouting in the boll. Here is a picture sent to…
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2014 Peanut PLC Payments

Here is some recent information put together by Dr. Nathan Smith, UGA Extension Ag Economist about the Peanut PLC Payment that are around the corner. The slide below shows several different base/yield combinations and the associated payment for each combination after taking into account the 85% base acre factor and…
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Cotton Defoliation

Much of our cotton crop is still a ways off from being ready to defoliate but growers may already be making plans for defoliation or considering it in some of our earlier-planted or drier fields. Here is some good, timely¬†information from Dr. Jared Whitaker, UGA Extension Cotton Agronomist, on cotton…
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