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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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Weekly County Update 7/24/2020

Cotton: Whiteflies and spider mites are becoming a problem with all of this hot and dry weather. Target spot is a concern and needs to be scouted, I haven’t found any in Tifton yet but conditions are right. I have also found a few places where stinkbugs are getting close…
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Weekly County Update 7/10/20

Cotton: Plant bug numbers are spotty. Remember that we want at least 80% first fruit retention going into bloom. Whiteflies are building. The rain that went through this week should have beat them back some but we still need to be vigilant in scouting for them. Nematode problems are starting…
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Weekly County Update 6/12/20

It has been an odd week. First, we lose Dicamba, then we get a 24c label for Liberty, the weather is funky, Mexico is phasing out Glyphosate, and hurricane season is underway with expected above-normal activity. Cotton: Whiteflies have been spotted in cotton. They are not at threshold levels yet…
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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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