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Update for the Week – September 24, 2021

Fall is here and we have had some cooler nights, but good sunshine the last couple of days. Diggers are back in the field in some places and some peanut picking has resumed. Many have been attending the Extension peanut maturity clinics at our locations in the county (Tuesday, Wednesday,…
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Update for the Week – September 17, 2021

Peanuts Worth County Extension has been hosting peanut maturity clinics at locations in the county and also at the Extension Office since late August. Quite a few fields are nearing maturity at this time and digging/inverting has begun in some fields. Many of the samples we have checked are showing…
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Time for Pecan Leaf Tissue Sampling

Sample from July 7 through August 7 Now is the time for pecan producers to consider collecting leaf tissue samples. While soil samples are helpful for checking soil pH and determining any potential problems with competitive uptake between nutrients in the soil, leaf samples tell you the fertility status of…
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Plant Growth Regulator Decisions in Cotton

There are many growth stages of cotton throughout the county at this time, from emergence to blooming. Good soil moisture from recent rains and milder temperatures have our cotton crop growing. Some growers have already begun managing plant growth. As a management tool, plant growth regulators (PGRs) containing mepiquat are…
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