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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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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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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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