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More Cotton Policy Information (updated Feb. 14, 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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What Pecan Pollinator Should I Plant?

Here is a great guide on choosing a pecan pollinator.  Lenny Wells, UGA Pecan Specialist, wrote this article recently: A couple of years ago I posted a short discussion of why pecans need a pollinator, which I suggest reading if you doubt the need of pollinators. I get many questions…
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2018 UGA Peanut Guide

This year, the UGA Peanut Team has given us this quick reference guide to help with commonly asked questions for the coming season.  In it, you will find questions about variety selection, seed size, disease management, fertility, weed management, and insect control. Take a look below. 
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Recommended Soybean Varieties for 2018

Every year, we get several questions about soybean varieties and their characteristics.  Below is the list of recommended varieties for 2018.  Varieties included on the list have a two year statewide average yield in the top half of the UGA OVT soybean trials.   Visit the Statewide Variety Testing website…
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