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Using Pesticides Wisely – 2020 Update

All in-person Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) classroom trainings have been cancelled. For those still needing to be trained, UGA Extension and the Georgia Department of Agriculture are currently developing an effective approach that will fulfill training requirements. Look for future updates.
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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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Requirements for Paraquat Usage

Many rules regarding the purchase, handling, and application of paraquat are changing.  Most notably, all non-bulk paraquat products (with new labels) must adhere to closed-system packaging requirements set forth by the EPA’s Paraquat Dichloride Human Health Mitigation Decision by November 2020.  All paraquat applicators are required to complete an EPA-approved training…
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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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