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Layby Directed and Hooded Row Middle Applications of Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax Approved for Use by Georgia Cotton and Soybean Growers. (A.S. Culpepper, UGA; and T. Gray, GDA)

A state Section 24(c) Special Local Need Label has been approved by the U.S. EPA and Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) allowing directed and hooded applications for Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax. Label Information: 1. Applicators must have attended (and registered) a 2019 Using Pesticide Wisely training and must be a…
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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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Georgia Cotton Commission’s 13th Annual Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop

Cotton growers and other interested parties, make plans to attend next Wednesday, January 29, 2020.  The GA Cotton Commission Annual Meeting and UGA Cotton Production Workshop will be held at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center. Please register at the following link to help in planning for breaks and lunch:…
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Nematode Sampling

Harvest is moving along, and now is the time to consider pulling nematode samples if you suspect the problem to assess populations. As long as cotton is alive, it can be a food source to continue to build populations that would be battled next year. While the food source is…
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Cotton Update and Defoliation

Most of the farmers in the county are wide open with cotton harvest. We have mentioned defoliation earlier, but here is the recommended rates of the three-way as we progress into October. The dry conditions we have been having can play a role in how well defoliation works and if…
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Cotton Defoliation “Early Season”

There has been some defoliating starting in the county, as well as some places being harvested. Listed below are some good references on determining defoliation by UGA Cotton Agronomist Dr. Jared Whitaker.        Here is a reference on recommended defoliation rates of the “Three-way” for early season defoliation….
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Upcoming Dates of Interest

Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day – September 4, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. (from Georgia Peanut & Cotton Commission press release) The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the University of Georgia Extension Cotton and Peanut Teams, will co-sponsor a joint research field day on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Tifton,…
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