Tattnall County Extension

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Pecan Weed Control

Its time to burn down those herbicide strips in pecan orchards in preparation for the growing season. There are many combinations of herbicide applications you could use. Here are a few for trees of different ages. Information provided by Lenny Wells. Trees 1-2 Yrs: At budbreak: Glufosinate + Prowl May/June:…
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Sweet Potato Weed Control

Last week at our Sweet Potato Production Meeting, Dr. Culpepper discussed weed control in sweet potatoes.  He shared these handouts with the group.  They outline weed control options and instructions for use.  Click on the handouts below to take a closer look. Sweet Potato Weed Control
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Watch Out For Stinging Nettle!

Each winter and spring, we get questions about a weed seen growing around pastures and livestock barns that causes a painful, burning irritation to the skin if touched.  This weed is called stinging nettle. Stinging nettle (Urtica chamaedryoides) is a winter annual weed that is commonly seen in late winter…
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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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