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2,4-DB Chart

Dr. Prostko created this really neat chart to show the differences in the different brands of 2,4-DB. DB is really popular and fairly inexpensive chemistry to help us fight weeds in our peanuts.

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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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Pigweed Emergence

Dr. Prostko sent out a blurb that he already has Palmer amaranth emerged in his trials. Here is what he has recommended.

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UPW has been decided for 2020

 

Finally, the ruling has been passed down to us. Dr. Culpepper let us know yesterday morning at the Weed Meeting that if you took a UPW class in 2019 then you do not have to take one for 2020. However, if you did not take a UPW class last year (2019) then you will have to take one this year. 

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Syngenta’s New Gramoxone 3SL (paraquat) Formulation

Awhile back I mentioned the new training from EPA for the use of paraquat. Anyone associated with mixing, handling, applying paraquat products (Gramoxone) has to complete the training. Syngenta recently received a label for its new formulation of paraquat sold under the trade name of Gramoxone 3SL (3 lb ai/gal).
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Cotton Layby Sprays

I see a good bit of clean cotton out there so that must mean that the majority of you are being timely with your herbicide sprays. When cotton starts getting taller and bushing out its difficult to spray over the top and still maintain good weed control. You run the…
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