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2015 Production Meeting Schedule for Calhoun County

Below are the 2015 scheduled Production Meetings for Calhoun County.   Weed January 20, 2015              6:00 pm               Stanley Culpepper The McLendon Barn RSVP by Friday, January 16th   Peanut February 12, 2015            6:00 pm              Scott Monfort The McLendon Barn RSVP by Tuesday, February 10th   Cotton February 23, 2015            6:00…
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2015 Production Meeting Schedule for Terrell and Randolph Counties

The 2015 Production Meetings have been scheduled for Terrell and Randolph Counties.  The schedules for both counties meetings are below.   Terrell County   Cotton/Soybean Production Meeting Tuesday, January 20th at 12:00 p.m. Terrell County Governmental Building RSVP by Friday, January 16th.   Peanut Production Meeting Friday, January 23rd at 12:00 p.m….
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Stored Grain Protectant Update

Corn harvest is well underway and some growers may be considering storing some of this crop on the farm.  Here is an update from UGA Entomologist Dr. Michael Toews, on stored grain protectants: Grain protectants, insecticides labeled for application to raw grain, are intended to prevent stored grain insect infestations as…
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Black Layer in Corn

It’s getting to the time of the season when corn is begging to reach physilogical maturity. Here is an article I share every year on how to know when your corn has reached black layer. The best way to describe the milk line method of determining the water needs of…
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Peanut and Corn Disease Update

Peanuts Area peanut growers are now beginning to consider protecting their crop with fungicide applications.  However there have been some reports of a shortage of Chlorothalonil (Bravo, Echo, Chloranil, and others) this season.  Here are some recent comments from UGA Extension Plant Pathologist Dr. Bob Kemerait on the current Peanut Disease control situation:…
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Corn Disease and Pest Update June 2014

As you have seen on the blog over the last month, we have reported Northern Corn Leaf Blight and Northern Corn Leaf Spot that has been found in the area.  These diseases are typically found heavier in fields that are corn behind corn and good leaf moisture into the day….
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Northern Corn Leaf Spot (NCLS)

Northen Corn Leaf Spot has been found in other counties in Georgia and I found some here this morning. As of now we do not think it is as bad as Northern Corn Leaf Blight (NCLB). It looks similar to NCLB, but is redder and you can usually see rings…
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Northern Corn Leaf Blight (NCLB)

As some of the corn around is starting to tassel, I am beginning to receive a few calls about when the best time to apply a fungicide is. The answer to that question is really dependant on a field by field basis. Some fields may need multiple sprays while others…
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Row Crop Disease Update

With the corn seed already in the ground and cotton/peanut planting time almost here, growers should be considering their disease management strategies for the 2014 crop.  Here are some recent comments from UGA Extension Plant Pathologist Dr. Bob Kemerait on the subject: The 2014 field season is upon us and…
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2014 Corn Production Guide Now Available

The recent update to the Corn Production Guide for 2014 has been posted.  It should be uploaded to the UGA Corn Production website in the near future but is currently available at the following link.  I have also included the Table of Contents as a picture below for those interested…
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