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Pecan Bud Moth

Here is a good article on Pecan Bud Moth by Angel Acebes-Doria UGA Pecan entomologist. We are in the first stages of pecan budmoth infestation. Last year was a very bad year for budmoth. We are seeing initial signs of infestation on young trees (generally 1—3 years old) as of…
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Silver Leaf Whitefly – Cotton Management

The planting of our cotton crops is on its way and now is the time to start thinking about management of Silver Leaf Whiteflies (SLWF). In Georgia SLWF infestations are most common in areas where both cotton and vegetable production occur. That puts Tattnall County in a prime susceptible location…
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Is Your Child’s Seat Safe?

Do you know that all car seats have an expiration date on them?  Car seat’s expiration date is usually found on the back with the manufacture’s information.  Car seats are good for 6 years unless otherwise indicated on label.  The issues with car seats come with the extreme temperature in…
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Row Crop Pointers

Nematode management for corn producers.  Options are Telone II, Counter 20G, Propulse, and Avicta Complete Corn (a seed treatment).  Please let me know if you have questions about this.  I know Dr. Bryant is smarter, younger, and better looking than me, but I am older and bigger and meaner, so I told him that I am not dead yet and I will take those calls.  (For the record, we are very happy to have Corey with us in Tifton.)

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Downy Mildew Alert!

We have confirmation of Downy Mildew in the Area. Just as a reminder, these are the products we are recommending for downy control: Product                 Efficacy Rating Omega 500          moderate *Note about Omega: We believe Omega has better “curative” activity, and would be the better option if you have downy…
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Pigweed Emergence

The following is from Dr. Eric Prostko on pigweed emergence: Just a heads up to you and your growers that Palmer amaranth has already emerged in the field (Figure 1). Consequently, strip-tillage peanut growers who are applying burndown herbicides (Roundup, Gramoxone, 2,4-D) now should seriously consider including a residual herbicide…
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