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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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“Super” El Nino

One of the more common talked about weather topics these days seems to be the formation of the “Super” El Nino.  This change in ocean water temperatures in the Pacific Ocean can have significant effects on our local weather (and weather worldwide) and local growers should at least be aware of what…
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2015 Small Grain Performance Data Available Online

The 2015 Georgia Small Grain Performance Test Data is now available online.  You can find the complete publication at http://extension.uga.edu/publications/detail.cfm?number=AP100-7. Growers are encouraged to use this data as they begin making their plans for their upcoming small grain crops. If you have any questions, contact your local county agent for…
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