Appling County Crop E News

2017 Cotton Variety Selection

Variety selection is one of the most important decisions a cotton producer makes each year. Since 2010, UGA Extension Cotton Agronomists and County Extension Agents have evaluated the performance of cotton varieties in an on-farm program set up to deliver information to help producers make variety selection decisions.  Each year,…
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Appling County Cotton Variety Trial Results and Cotton Quality

Appling County Cotton Variety Trial results and cotton quality Dryland Planted June 3. Harvested November 29. Variety Yield PHY 444 1119.2448 DG 2615 1065.2209 ST 4946 1054.5603  ST 5115 1023.3614  ST 6182 1018.4744 PHY 496 1016.7035  CG3885 991.84186 PHY 333 984.5  DP1538 963.90988 DP 1553 948.57674 DP 1646 921.36552  NG…
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Integrated Management of Southern Root-Knot Nematode with Resistant Cotton Varieties and Telone in Appling County

The objective of this study was to compare the performance of cotton varieties with known partial-resistance to the root-knot nematode to popular varieties without resistance. Additionally, plots planted to each variety and fumigated with Telone II (4 gal/A), were compared to non-fumigated plots. Hopefully, the results from this study will…
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August 2016 Farm Update

Cotton Target spot of cotton is severe in a number of places in Georgia, but also in other states as well as in Tennessee, Mississippi and others. Dr. Kemerait is seeing effective results in his trials from use of timely fungicide applications. Should every grower spray for target spot? Not necessarily. …
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Farm Update

Southern Corn Rust Southern Corn rust is EARLY this year and has been found in Seminole, Wayne and Pierce Counties. Protecting corn approaching or beyond tassel with a fungicide is an important consideration. Once corn reaches the dough stage it is safe. Most likely, Southern Rust is in other area…
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Cotton Market News

The 64-cent area (Dec16 futures prices) seems to be the limit that this market is willing to go at this point.  Additional positive market factors could take us to 66 cents—but 64 cents has been tested twice over the past month or so and the market shows no ability or…
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2016 Cotton Weed Control

2016 cotton weed control guide below. Click on the images to enlarge. Keys to successful weed control: Do not plant into pigweed. Start clean! Scout fields before planting. If any pigweeds are coming up apply paraquat + crop oil or a surfactant at least 3-5 days before planting. Spraying paraquat ahead of planting will…
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