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  • The following is a post on burndowns in row crops from Dr. Eric Prostko, Extension Agronomist and Weed Scientist. Many growers are now in the process of spraying pre-plant burndown herbicides.  Low temperatures over most of Georgia are expected to drop below 40 F over the next three days.  These temperatures are not very favorable…

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  • This past May was extremely hot and dry and whenever we have weather extremes it gets me thinking. How does our weather today compare to the past? More specifically, the decade of the sixties and seventies. The reason I concentrate on these decades is because this was a time of cooler and wetter weather. Many…

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