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Initiating a Fungicide Program to Protect Peanuts from Disease

Every peanut farmer in Georgia will benefit from some disease management program and, for most growers, fungicides are at the heart of such a program. Growers are aware that a fungicide program generally begins approximately 30 days after planting, but the exact starting date is effected by several factors, to include the history of the field, what has already been applied at planting and what specific fungicides will be used in the future.

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Early Season Cotton Irrigation

Similar to peanut, cotton does not require very much irrigation during the first month or so of growth and in some cases if adequate rainfall is received cotton can go up to squaring and even bloom without additional irrigation applications.

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Farmer Survey on COVID 19

During this pandemic, we recognize that Georgia’s food and fiber industry is being impacted across all agricultural sectors. In order to accurately tell your story and represent your needs, we have developed a survey to collect information on how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting your farm operation.

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Peanut Planting Time

It has been such a warm spring everyone is itching to get into the field and start planting. For peanuts it needs to be 68 degrees at the 4 inch soil depth for 3 consecutive days with no cold front predicted.

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