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Marketing Assistance Loans and Loan Deficiency Payments For Upland Cotton

Strategies to improve productivity or cutting costs are highly recommended during a time of low cotton prices.For more information related to the commodity loan programs for cotton, please see the attached link to the publication of Marketing Assistance Loans and Loan Deficiency Payments for Upland Cotton. https://secure.caes.uga.edu/extension/publications/files/pdf/C%201194_1.PDF
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Extension Office Closed to the Public

We are still working for you, but our office is closed to the public per county commission “state of emergency” proclamation. We will update as things get back to normal. We are thankful for our farmers! What you are doing is critical to everyone. County agents are available to you…
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Update from GA Department of Agriculture, Commissioner Black

To: GDA Regulated Establishments of Agriculture, Food, Petroleum, Pest Control; Forestry Trade Association; Commission Leaders; and Land Grant University Leaders From: Gary W. Black, Commissioner As directed by Governor Kemp, a statewide Shelter in Place Order will commence tonight, April 3, 2020. The Federal list of Critical Infrastructure business activities…
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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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National Ag Awareness Week

Worth County growers and producers, We are thankful everyday for the time, effort, and dedication that you put into producing for our nation and the world. This week is recognized as National Agriculture Awareness Week. Many of you are busy in the field planting or preparing the land for this…
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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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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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