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Upcoming Changes to Paraquat Label

Paraquat is the active ingredient in several popular herbicide formulations used in Georgia (Firestorm, Gramoxone, Helmquat, and Parazone).  It has multiple uses including preplant burndown applications, early-postemergence weed control in peanut, and as a soybean harvest-aid.  Paraquat registration has been under review by the EPA and many changes will be…
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More Cotton Policy Information (updated Feb. 22, 2018)

Hello Everyone, Earlier this week, I sent out some information provided to me by Drs. Don Shurley and Adam Rabinowitz about the cotton policy changes.  Since then, we have received more information and explanation of how things will work with the new changes.  Below is the newest information we have. …
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Cotton Policy Update

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018: What Farmers and Landowners Need to Know about Cotton and Generic Base by Don Shurley and Adam N. Rabinowitz On the morning of February 9, 2018, the U.S. Congress passed budget legislation that included the designation of seed cotton as a covered commodity under…
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