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Row Crop Irrigation Guide

So far this year we have seen hot and dry conditions. You won’t see many water sensors and pivots with weeds growing on them in 2022! So I thought it was a good time to remind growers of the UGA Irrigation Guide. This sheet shows water needs of each crop…
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Rising Temperatures & Young Crop Water Needs

So I know 95 and 96 degrees are not “hot” for South Georgia. But it is hot, when we have had such mild conditions thus far in 2021. We received several emails from our UGA Extension Specialists this week on planting considerations and young crop issues that may arise. Wes…
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Cotton Irrigation Termination

Cotton Irrigation Termination Decisions David Hall, Extension Water Educator, Cale Cloud, Extension Water Agent, and Wesley Porter, Extension Precision Ag and Irrigation Specialist: As we approach the end of the growing season we are around 12 to 16 weeks after planting at the beginning of September based on a May…
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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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