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Planting Date and Seeding Rate Considerations for Cotton Planting

With Cotton Planting just getting underway, planting date and seeding rate are just some of the important things that growers need to consider.  Here are some comments from UGA Extension Agronomists Guy Collins and Jared Whitaker about planting date and seeding rate considerations for the 2013 cotton crop: Planting Dates –…
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Paraquat Mixing Issues

  Avoiding Mixing Issues with Paraquat! (Culpepper, York, Mclean, Faircloth) ———————————————————————————————————————— During 2012, numerous tank compatibility issues occurred when mixing paraquat (Gramoxone SL 2.0 and others) with commonly used burndown or preemergence herbicides for cotton (Figure 1).  Efforts over the winter have shown that each major supplier of adjuvants (non-ionic…
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Cotton Planting

Generally, planting can safely proceed when the 4-inch  soil temps reach 65 degrees for 3 consecutive days and warming conditions are projected over the next several days. it is critical for the soil temps to be at least 65 degrees for the first 2 to 3 days after planting into moist…
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