Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

Reflex Labeled for Georgia Watermelon, Squash, and Pumpkin. 5-7-14

I have received some questions about Reflex and its application to watermelon, squash, and pumpkin. These new herbicidal tools are a result of cooperative efforts involving The University of Georgia, Syngenta, IR-4, The Georgia Department of Agriculture, The Georgia Agricultural Commission for Vegetables, and Industry. It is critical that county…
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Minimizing cotton injury from at-plant herbicides

  This time of year I often get comments from cotton growers, crop consultants and retailers about cotton injury caused by the residual at plant herbicides we recommend in order to manage glyphosate resistant Palmer amaranth.  Since a lot of our herbicide recommendations are driven by herbicide resistance, sometimes we have…
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Cotton Irrigation App!!

Dr. George Vellidis has developed an irrigation app for cotton. The SmartIrrigation Cotton App is now available.  This is a smartphone app for scheduling irrigation on cotton which is available for both iOS and Android phones.  You can find links to the app at http://smartirrigationapps.org/. You can find lots of…
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Summer Annual Forages

This time of year, I often get questions about what type of summer annual forages to plant. Warm season annual grasses are established from seed and are productive during spring and summer. Plantings of warm season annual grasses can be made in the spring as soon as the soil temperature…
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2014 Southeast Hay Convention

The 6th Southeast Hay Convention is planned for March 11-12, 2014 at the Oconee County Civic Center with some field demos planned on the J. Phil Campbell Research and Education Center (map) in Watkinsville, GA. This event follows on the resounding success of our previous programs. This two-day workshop will…
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