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Row Crop Pointers

Nematode management for corn producers.  Options are Telone II, Counter 20G, Propulse, and Avicta Complete Corn (a seed treatment).  Please let me know if you have questions about this.  I know Dr. Bryant is smarter, younger, and better looking than me, but I am older and bigger and meaner, so I told him that I am not dead yet and I will take those calls.  (For the record, we are very happy to have Corey with us in Tifton.)

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Downy Mildew Alert!

We have confirmation of Downy Mildew in the Area. Just as a reminder, these are the products we are recommending for downy control: Product                 Efficacy Rating Omega 500          moderate *Note about Omega: We believe Omega has better “curative” activity, and would be the better option if you have downy…
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Pigweed Emergence

The following is from Dr. Eric Prostko on pigweed emergence: Just a heads up to you and your growers that Palmer amaranth has already emerged in the field (Figure 1). Consequently, strip-tillage peanut growers who are applying burndown herbicides (Roundup, Gramoxone, 2,4-D) now should seriously consider including a residual herbicide…
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