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2019 UGA Vegetable Disease Spray Programs

Click on the link below to find the UGA vegetable disease spray programs. Cantaloupe is the 2nd one down and watermelon is the last one listed. This is a great resource; however, I must remind you that this guide may be altered in some cases due to environmental conditions of…
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Thistle Control in Pastures

When it comes to thistle control in pastures, many growers have been missing the boat on acceptable control. The key to thistle control is using the right product at the right time. The best time for any product is at the rosette stage. Remember, you can still get good control…
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Common Questions

Please see some questions that I have been receiving lately. The first two were questions that Dr. Glen Harris had been receiving and he relayed them to growers last night at the cotton meeting. Be aware that soil pH levels are accurate in saturated conditions while in other labs pH…
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Produce Safety Rule Inspection

For those of you that are subject to Georgia Department of Agriculture regulatory inspections required by the Produce Safety Rule, please see the link below. This is a document that describes what to expect from an inspection. GDA regulatory inspection
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Cotton Variety Data

See the link below for UGA on-farm variety trial data. It is important to note that we had hurricane damage in many trials and this may make alot of the data obsolete. besides the overall data, Dr. Whitaker has separated out the 5 trials that were not affected at all,…
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County Production Meetings, More Coming Soon

Turner County Cotton Production Meeting is next Monday, February 11, at 6:00 P.M. at the Turner County Extension Office. A seafood buffet will be provided for supper. Please call in ASAP for head count, no later than this Friday. Turner County Watermelon Production Meeting is next Thurday, February 14, at…
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Bollworm BMPs in Cotton Publication

As you know, Georgia’s bollworm pressure is currently much better than other cotton producing areas. It is now more important than ever to make sure we conserve what we have and not make some irreversible mistakes. The publication below provides tips on reducing selection pressure. By the way, this is…
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Using Pesticides Wisely Trainings

Please see using pesticides wisely trainings listed below. All growers and applicators are required by Dicamba/2,4-D labels to attend training annually if applying appropriate formulation on to cotton with auxin technology. Please see document attached below. The closest one is this Wednesday at 2 P.M. at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center….
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Dicamba Annoucements: Please Read

I believe that Dr. Culpepper is going to send out a formal announcement to us soon about dicamba use in cotton, but, I haven’t received it yet and don’t want any of you to miss out on an important date. In-Short: New label on dicamba/2,4-D in cotton for 2019 Using Pesticides…
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