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Mid-Season Cotton Water Requirements

May planted cotton should be squaring and getting close to bloom, if it’s not there already. Bloom usually occurs 9 weeks after planting and water requirements begin to approach peak demand during this time. Water is critical during the “first flower to first open boll” phase. This growth stage takes…
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Liberty 24(c) Label

As a result of great teamwork with the Georgia Department of Agriculture and BASF, Georgia cotton farmers have a new Liberty label allowing shortened intervals between sequential Liberty applications which can improve weed control.

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Dicamba Update

On June 8, 2020, the U.S. EPA released critical information on Engenia, Fexapan, and XtendiMax. The entire release can be found at https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-offers-clarity-farmers-light-recent-court-vacatur-dicamba-registrations Please visit the website for details; however, below are the details of the order: “Details of the Order EPA’s order addresses the sale, distribution, and use of…
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Weekly County Update 5/22/2020

Peanuts: It rained this week so I’m sure some Valor injury is going to start showing up. Dr. Prostko has years worth of research that shows peanuts that suffer injury from Valor at 3oz /A will very likely recover with no effects on final yield. Some are ready for cracking…
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Cotton Economic Outlook

Dr. Liu, our UGA Cotton Economist and Dr. John Robinson, Texas A&M, gives a good outlook into marketing and risk management programs for cotton producers. The link below is a youtube video. It’s about 40 minutes long but very interesting if you’re into economics and global trade. Marketing and Risk…
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Weekly County Update 4/24/2020

Its been a little stormy this week which has slowed us down some but it didn’t stop us. Cotton: Most people I’ve have talked with are still waiting a few days before they get started planting. Few have already started to plant and early stands are coming up nicely. Peanuts:…
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