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Pecan Fungicide Schedules

Dr. Lenny Wells has put together the best table and schedule for pecan fungicide applications. Here it is. We have broken the cultivars down into 3 main categories (Low, Medium, and High) as seen below. The 4th category–Medium/High — consists of cultivars that could fall into either of these 2…
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Weekly County Update 4/9/21

I’ve reached out to some of you about a sprayer survey that Dr. Prostko and Dr. Virk have sent out. We are looking at some potential research and trainings on sprayer and precision applications so this data will be very helpful in creating that. If you haven’t taken the survey…
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Planting Decisions for Peanuts

To plant or not to plant? That is the question. Several are asking about planting peanuts already so here are some things to keep in mind. Planting this early in April will increase the risk for TSWV so you will need to take precautions like using Thimet, using quality seed,…
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UPW and Paraquat Trainings

Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) 2021 virtual trainings are nearly completed with only three more opportunities available. This training must be completed to be able to make labeled dicamba or 2,4-D in-crop cotton or soybean applications. Click the links below to register for the upcoming trainings. April 5, 5:30 PM: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_86HgfXsMRt64_dN_xz9b0g…
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Weekly County Update 4/02/2021

Burndown applications are out as are the harrows. Snap beans are being planted and corn is popping. I’ve talked with several of you about delaying any POST applications in corn. It’s best to wait until this little cold snap passes. The reasoning behind this is that the weeds shut down…
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Very Early Outlook for 2021 Growing Season

We went into winter knowing that we were in a La Nina weather pattern which normally means a warmer drier winter for south Georgia, but that wasn’t the case. We were a little cooler and definitely wetter than normal. Now we know why. A La Nina usually pushes the jet…
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Cotton Production Meeting Video Links

Here are the YouTube links for the cotton production meeting presentations Taylor Sills: Georgia Cotton Commission Camp Hand: Cotton Variety Performance Glen Harris: Potassium and Nitrogen Management for Cotton Simer Virk: Precision Application Technologies and Adoption Considerations for Cotton Production Bob Kemerait: Disease and Nematode Management Update Stanley Culpepper: 2021…
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Corn & Soybean Production Meeting Video Links

Here are the youtube links to the presentations for the corn and soybean production meetings. Corey Bryant: Corn & Soybean Agronomics Simer Virk: Precision Technologies for Grain Production Glen Harris: Current Issues in Soil Fertility for Corn Henry Sintim: Ensuring Plant Nutrient Sufficiency Eric Prostko: Weed Control in Field Corn…
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