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Row Crop Disease Update

Following are some current row crop disease updates and points to consider from Dr. Bob Kemerait, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist. “Planting season is upon us and critical decisions with regards to season-long disease and nematode control must be made before the furrow is closed. For now, there are 4 critical…
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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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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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Late Season Tropical Spiderwort

There has been some questions about late season tropical spiderwort in peanuts getting closer to digging time. There has also been questions about this weed in corn or post harvest control for peanut rotation the next season. For current peanut production, there is not many good options this late for…
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Weed Control Update

Field corn harvest is just about to start or will start soon depending upon the county. Growers who have annual morningglory problems might want to consider a harvest-aid application of Roundup + Aim to help dessicate the MG vines and facilitate harvesting. It is the best option we have, but…
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Corn and Grain Storage Preparation

Black layer stage of corn will be nearing in some of the older corn in the county. With that, it is time to prepare storage bins for this year’s grain crop. Here is some information below from Dr. Mike Toews out of the UGA Corn Production Guide on preparing to…
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Estimating Yield Potential in Corn

Below you will find a good read on estimating yield potential in corn from Rome Ethredge (UGA Interim Grains Agronomist) Estimating Yield Potential of Corn “There are ways to estimate what your corn will make, but they are rough estimates due to many factors. I remember one year a grower…
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