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About Jeff Cook

County Agriculture Agent in Taylor & Peach Counties, and Area Peach Agent. B.S. Plant Pathology, UGA. Master of Plant Protection and Pest Management, UGA.

Defoliation Considerations

Our new Cotton Specialist, Camp Hand, has been keeping us updated on recommendations for defoliating this years cotton crop. With prices where they are, we want to do a quality job to get a good crop out of the field.
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PGR Considerations

This article by our new Cotton Agronomist, Camp Hand, should help you out when making decisions on PGR applications. With the current weather conditions and state of the crop even dryland fields are in need of plant growth regulators.
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Scouting for Stink Bugs

As we progress through the growing season we have to start looking for certain pests. From the V10 to R1 stage in corn it is critical to be scouting for stink bugs. At these stages of growth stink bugs can feed on the developing ear before it begins to emerge….
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Enlist Soybean Varieties

I am so glad that we have a great team of Extension Specialist working to get information to us so that we can pass it along to our growers. The information in this post is from our weed scientists blog. You may be interested especially if you are growing Enlist™…
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Wheat Considerations

Since wheat prices have gotten out of the basement you may be considering planting more acreage than normal. If you are, I think there are two major issues you need to consider. First, you need to pick a variety that is adapted to our weather and has been evaluated in…
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