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Leaf Rust on Bermudagrass

I recently received some calls about dead leaves on bermudagrass. I figured that it was bermudagrasss stem maggot (BSM). However, after making a few farm visits I discovered something I had never seen before, leaf rust caused by the pathogen Puccinia cynodontis

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What Are These Stickers in my Yard?

Lately I have been getting many calls about stickers in the lawn. More likely than not, the sticker is from burweed. Burweed is a very common winter annual that that germinates during the early Fall months then dies off in the spring. When burweed starts to die off, the seed…
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Pecan Nut Casebearer

Pecan growers, it is that time of the year again to start thinking about the pecan nut casebearer (PNC). UGA Extension Pecan Entomologist, Dr. Angel Acebes-Doria does not typically recommend spraying for this insect as it helps in thinning out the crop in high crop load years, rather instead spraying…
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