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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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  • Grain Storage Meeting Tattnall County will be hosting a Grain Storage Meeting on Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 at Midtown Grain in Glennville, GA.  This will be a timely update for those preparing for corn harvest and storage.  Please see the flyer below for details about the meeting.  Call the Tattnall County Extension Office at 912-557-6724…

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  • Corn Irrigation

    The weather has recently dried up a little bit and I have seen many irrigation pivots in corn fields running during the past several days .  It is very important to avoid water stress in corn because it will reduce yield potential.  Below is some information taken from the 2015 UGA Corn Production Guide about irrigation management of…

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  • Recently as I have been out in the county I have seen some corn with nutrient deficiency symptoms.  Below are some pictures of several corn nutrient deficiencies. The following pictures are of corn Nitrogen deficiency symptoms.  You see a V-shaped yellowing that starts on the bottom leaves of the plant.   The following pictures are of a…

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  • By clicking the following link you can read the 2015 UGA Corn Production Guide. UGA 2015 Corn Production Guide

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