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Priaxor Receives Cotton Label

PRIAXOR (fluxapyroxad + pyraclostrobin), a BASF product already used on peanut, has now received a label for use on cotton.  Dr. Bob Kemerait, UGA Plant Pathologist says that “Priaxor has looked very good in the management of Target Spot; our data shows that it is likely more effective than Headline.”…
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Foliage Feeders heavy in some soybean fields

Some soybean fields that I have been in recently have heavy foliage feeder pressure right now.  I am seeing a mix of both Soybean Loopers and Velvetbean Caterpillars in most fields.  Growers need to be scouting area soybean fields for foliage feeders now and be ready to make an insecticide application…
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Weather Outlook for the Coming Months

Here is a recent weather summary and outlook from Pam Knox, UGA Agricultural Climatologist: This has been an interesting growing season from a climate perspective.  April started out with minor dryness, especially in western Georgia.  That disappeared under the extremely wet conditions that lasted through most of April.  But once…
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Peanut Foliage Feeders

Foliage Feeders have been scattered throughout our peanut crop for a few weeks now but not every field has reached a treatment threshold.  The picture above is of a soybean looper chewing on a peanut leaf in a field I visited this morning. Here is another picture showing the larvae that I…
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Mid-Season Irrigation requirements for Peanuts

Our peanut crop is mostly moving into its period of peak water demand and growers need to be aware of exactly how much water their crop requires to maximize yield potential.  Here are some recent comments from UGA Extension Irrigation Specialist, Dr. Wesley Porter, on mid-season peanut irrigation. Our ample…
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Foliage Feeders beginning to show up in Soybeans

I have been out looking at some soybeans today and I am beginning to see some foliage feeders showing up in soybeans.  Although, I have not seen ANY fields that were at a treatable level yet, growers should be aware that they are there and keep an eye on the…
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Morningglory Identification

I have been in several situations recently where correctly identifying morningglories was important for getting good weed control. Here is some recent information from UGA Extension Weed Scientist Dr. Eric Prostko on proper morningglory identification: 1) An old publication that helps with the identification of adult morningglory plants. Figure 1….
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