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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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2020 Field Corn Hybrid Herbicide Tolerance Information

Listed below, is some field corn hybrid herbicide tolerance information from Dr. Eric Prostko. Pioneer https://www.pioneer.com/content/dam/dpagco/pioneer/na/us/en/products/files/corn/DF_Corn-Hybrid-Herbicide-Response-Ratings-Product-List.pdf Dekalb AgriGold Pages 70-71 on their hybrid guide below http://agrigold.com/Content/pdf/FlipBook/Hybrid-Profile-Guide-2019-20.pdf
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Current Soil Conditions

http://georgiaweather.net/ We have had quite the amount of rain as of lately. Here is some data from the closest weather stations showing our latest conditions in the field. Hopefully we can get to drying out and catch up on land prep for planting. 4 Inch Soil Temp (F) Albany 52.8…
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2020 Corn Production Guide and Corn Planting Update

Attached below is a link to the 2020 UGA Corn Production Guide for your reference. https://grains.caes.uga.edu/content/dam/caes-subsite/grains/docs/corn/2020-Corn-Production-Guide.pdf Fields are very wet and delaying our burndown timing for getting ready for corn planting. When fields get to where we can get in them, some options for burndown could include glyphosate + atrazine…
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GDA Farm Recovery Block Grants

http://www.farmrecovery.com/ The Georgia Department of Agriculture is in the process of finalizing an agreement with USDA to implement the Georgia Farm Recovery Block Grant. Until a final agreement has been reached, GDA cannot provide any additional details regarding the program. As soon as USDA and GDA finalize the terms, GDA…
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Planting Pecan Tree Demonstration

Attached is a video demonstration on how to best plant pecan trees from Dr. Lenny Wells (UGA Pecan Specialist) and some key points to remember. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoY49JQwm2A&feature=youtu.be   Key points to remember: 1-Prune lateral roots to 3-4″ 2-Prune the taproot to 2 ft in length. The taproot on the tree in…
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