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Bryce Sutherland’s Last Week

Hello everyone, I am writing for those that do not know, my last day with Extension is April 30. I have been reaching out by phone to many of you and wanted to make a post here as well so that everyone would see it. I have enjoyed working with…
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Marketing Assistance Loans and Loan Deficiency Payments For Upland Cotton

Strategies to improve productivity or cutting costs are highly recommended during a time of low cotton prices.For more information related to the commodity loan programs for cotton, please see the attached link to the publication of Marketing Assistance Loans and Loan Deficiency Payments for Upland Cotton. https://secure.caes.uga.edu/extension/publications/files/pdf/C%201194_1.PDF
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Herbicide Questions Lately

There has been some different herbicide questions as of late for corn and even grain sorghum. POST applications of Prowl can cause root injury but this usually only occurs when the corn seed has been planted < 1.5″ deep and seed-furrow closure is not adequate. Figure 1 presents some recent…
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Corn Herbicide Programs

When using Atrazine and Glyphosate (which are common herbicides being used in a program for Roundup Ready corn.) Prowl could be a good option to add if you mainly have grass weeds, or Laudis could be a good option to add if palmer amaranth is your main problem.
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Palmer Amaranth Emergence

Palmer Amaranth is starting to be seen emerging in fields. Strip-tillage peanut growers who are applying burndown herbicides (Roundup, Gramoxone, 2,4-D) now should consider including a residual herbicide with the burndown. Valor SX 51WG @ 2 oz/A or Dual Magnum 7.62EC @ 16 oz/A could be good options. Residuals included…
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Pecan Fungicide Program Example for 2020

Below are some example fungicide programs in pecan for highly/moderately susceptible varieties from Dr. Lenny Wells The important thing to remember is to rotate chemistries and use the fungicides to their strengths. Group 3 + Group 11 materials are excellent on leaf scab when combined and work well on nut scab…
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