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Post-emergence Herbicide Use for Field Corn

Now that corn is beginning to emerge in our area it is important to keep on top of the weeds that will begin to compete with the growing corn. Below is a table  that shows the application timing of different herbicides used in field corn. LABELED TIMES OF APPLICATION AND PRE-HARVEST INTERVALS…
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Zidua use in Field Corn

Some of the growers in the area may be interested in using the herbicide Zidua in their field corn this year.  Here are some comments from Dr. Eric Prostko, UGA Weed Scientist about the herbicide: Growers who are interested in using Zidua in field corn should do so for the…
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Is It Time To Plant Corn?

It seems as though the last round of cotton was just picked, but the 2014 crop season is upon us and corn planting is in the near future. Those that have been able to get there fields prepared, which are few and far between, need to know the optimal time…
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Herbicide Resistance, A Real Concern For Area Producers.

Area producers are concerned about the need for herbicide rotation with good reason.  With increasing difficulty of finding and registering new chemicals, it is imperative that we rotate modes of action as well as crops to reduce the amount of selection pressure that we put on weeds.  It ultimately falls…
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2013 Corn Variety Trial Data Available

The UGA Statewide Variety Testing program provides annual performance testing results on several commodities including canola, small grains and forage, corn and silage, and field crops. The data for the 2013 UGA Corn Variety Trials is now available to growers online.  You can find the data for the coastal plain…
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Grain Storage Protectant Shortage for 2013 Harvest Season

  We have received an update on stored grain protectants from Dr. Mike Toews, UGA Cooperative Extension Entomologist. Update on Stored Grain Protectants: Based on my call volume this week, it is evident that we have a problem with grain protectant availability for the 2013 corn crop.  I’ve visited with representatives from each…
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Roundup and Reflex Mixing Considerations.

For those growing Roundup Ready crops, here is a short reminder from Dr. Eric Prostko, UGA Cooperative Extension Weed Specialist. Just a quick reminder that there have been a few issues regarding tank-mixtures of glyphosate and Reflex.  Generally, some K-salt formulations of glyphosate have not mixed well with Reflex.  In…
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