Tattnall County Extension

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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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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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Lawn Burweed Control

During the past year we have received several calls about stickers in home lawns during the Springtime.  The cause of these inconvenient stickers that prevent you from walking barefoot in the yard is a weed commonly called Burweed or Spurweed.  Burweed is a winter annual weed that germinates during the…
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Morningglory Control in Soybeans

Its never too early to think about controlling morningglory. In the picture above and below, you can see pitted morningglory coming up in soybeans that were just planted.  These will need to be controlled early on so they don’t take over the soybeans.  They can become a big problem later…
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