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Chlorpyrifos Revoked by EPA

The US EPA announced today that it will revoke all tolerances for chlorpyrifos. This will take effect 6 months after the final rule is published in the Federal Register. I do not know how long that will take, but I expect a matter of weeks. The link below will take…
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Cotton & Peanuts – Wet or Water Logged Soil

This information was revised from July of 2013 (Whitaker, Collins, Harris & Culpepper) – since our cotton crop was planted over a very long window we have many different cotton ages across the county. Excessive amounts of rainfall have occurred in several areas of the cotton growing region in Georgia…
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Peanut Rx : Online & on Your Phone

You can find Peanut Rx 2021 at https://peanutrx.org, and on our UGA Peanut website peanuts.caes.uga.edu. Some notes from Bob Kemerait for ease of use:  When you first open the page (First picture attached), you will be directed immediately to the “Quick Risk Tool” where you enter your selection for each…
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2021 Virtual Peanut Production Meetings

Registration is now open for the 2021 Virtual Peanut Production Meetings. You must register to view and participate. To register click on the link or picture below. You choose the meeting date that fits your schedule and enter your information. A confirmation email will be delivered to you after registration….
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Aspergillus Crown Rot in Peanut

Peanut seed saved from last year went through a lot of hot and dry weather. This can lead to a build up of pathogens in and on the seed. Good seed treatment and in-furrow fungicide applications can and do help, but sometimes that is not enough.

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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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