Brooks County Ag Connection

Reminder! Training for Applying Auxin Herbicides in Auxin-Tolerant Technologies

On Februrary 23rd at 9:00 a.m. Brooks County Extension will be hosting an area training for applying auxin herbicides in Auxin -Tolerant Technologies with Dr. Stanley Culpepper.  This meeting will provide 3 hours private and/or 3 hours of commercial pesticide credits. Please refer to information below for more details.  Cotton…
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Soybean Weed Control

The soybeans in the picture without any pigweed were managed the following way: 1) Started out clean. 2) Used 2 residual herbicides (1 PRE + 1 POST).  For RR soybeans, look to Boundary or Dual Magnum or Warrant – PRE followed by Roundup + Reflex or Prefix (Reflex + Dual Magnum) –…
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Peanut Weed Tips

Dr. Eric Protsko UGA Weed Specialist has a few things for us to consider as we head into July: 1) Cobra or Ultra Blazer applications should be avoided if possible when the peanut plants are in the R5 (beginning seed) to R6 (full seed) stage of growth (Figure 1).   Results…
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Morningglory ID

Morningglory species are can be some of the hardest weeds to control in a field. Proper identification is the key to achieving  control. If anything know the difference Smallflower morningglory compared to others. Why is this important? Not all morningglories are controlled equally by certain herbicides. Here are a few…
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Current Field Corn Weed Control Issues

Here is a post from UGA Weed Scientist Eric Prostko The rainy weather this week has delayed many postemergence herbicide applications in field corn.   Consequently, growers will be forced to make some tough decisions when the weather clears.  Here are a few things to consider: 1) Refer to the…
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2015 Vegetable Fungicide/Herbicide Spray Programs & New pesticide labeling

  The Brooks County Extension Vegetable meeting was held on February 25th.  At this meeting, I shared information and handouts related to many new labels that have been acquired for 2015 growing season.  I have included links that provide this information for fungicides, nematicides, insecticides, and herbicides.  Also, I wanted…
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Time of Day Impact on Herbicides

Here is a great post from Stanley Culpepper, Over the past few years, we have been studying the impact of application time of day on the postemergence activity of numerous herbicides. The table below is provided to help guide you in assisting your growers with timely applications.  Liberty remains, by…
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