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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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Wheat Foliar Disease Update

1.  Wheat Leaf rust. Leaf rust (Puccinia triticina = syn P. recondita) has been reported and identified in commercial wheat fields in Mitchell County and in Randolph County.  It is early on its arrival, but favorable environmental conditions for leaf rust development are developing or are now in place in the state; therefore wheat field scouting and monitoring should…
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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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