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Time for Pecan Leaf Tissue Sampling

Sample from July 7 through August 7 Now is the time for pecan producers to consider collecting leaf tissue samples. While soil samples are helpful for checking soil pH and determining any potential problems with competitive uptake between nutrients in the soil, leaf samples tell you the fertility status of…
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Plant Growth Regulator Decisions in Cotton

There are many growth stages of cotton throughout the county at this time, from emergence to blooming. Good soil moisture from recent rains and milder temperatures have our cotton crop growing. Some growers have already begun managing plant growth. As a management tool, plant growth regulators (PGRs) containing mepiquat are…
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Update for the Week – June 18, 2021

More rain is expected this weekend. Many field activities have been going on this week throughout the county – hay cutting, vegetable harvest, final planting and some replanting of cotton and peanuts, spray applications for weed, disease, and insect control. Cotton and peanut growth has really jumped following recent rains….
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Early to Mid-Season Irrigation for Peanuts

By Wesley Porter, Extension Precision Ag and Irrigation Specialist, UGA & David Hall, Extension Water Educator, UGA Similar to May of 2019 which was very hot and dry, we had some very hot and dry weather during May of 2021, dry enough that we had to apply some small irrigation…
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