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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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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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2019 Peanut Weed Control Update

Peanut planting time is here.  Here are some important things to consider from Dr. Eric Prostko, UGA Extension Weed Specialist: • Start clean using a combination of tillage, cover crops, and/or herbicides • Use 2 to 4 residual herbicides in the system, depending upon the need and/or weed • Cracking…
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Volunteer Peanut Control in Field Corn

Attached below is some information about volunteer peanut control in field corn from Dr. Prostko for those that are dealing with this issue and looking for solutions. Volunteer peanuts that made it through the winter and rains are tough plants. Roundup Ready Corn:  Split applications of glyphosate at least 10…
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Pecan Herbicide Options 1-2 Year Old Trees

Attached is from Dr. Lenny Wells on herbicide program for 1-2 year old trees. Herbicide Program for Young Trees Trees 1‐2 Yrs: At budbreak: Glufosinate + Prowl H20 May/June: Glufosinate or Glyphosate or Paraquat + Flumioxazen (Tuscany, Chateau) August/September: Glufosinate or Glyphosate or Paraquat + Flumioxazen (Tuscany, Chateau)   Also…
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Smutgrass in Bermuda/Bahia Pasture

I received a call about smutgrass in bermuda/bahia pasture. Smutgrass is a perennial, warm-season species with no auricle present. The seedhead is a spike-like panicle with a black fungus on seeds. This weed is often tough to control in pastures and a combination of cultural and chemical control is best….
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