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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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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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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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