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“Cracking” Peanut Herbicide Recommendations

Many of the peanuts that have been planted so far are just beginning to “crack” or emerge through the soil surface.  Some special considerations need to be taken to avoid causing injury when applying herbicides to peanuts at this critical time of crop growth and development. Here are some of UGA…
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Tank mix problems with Atrazine & Roundup

Dr. Eric Prostko, Weed Scientist with UGA Cooperative Extension, has sent news about possible issues with tank mixes between Roundup (glyphosate) and Atrazine.    The following is a post that he forwarded to our offices about the issue. Over the last few days, I have been bombarded with questions regarding…
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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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Glyphosate use in Roundup Ready Field Corn

Here are some comments from Dr. Eric Prostko, UGA Extension Weed Scientist, regarding the use of different Glyphosate products on field corn: There were 2 trait events, discovered by Monsanto, that lead to the development of RR corn hybrids.  GA21 was the first event used to develop the original RR…
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