Grady County

Row Crop Update

 Here are a few notes form UGA Extension Pathologist Dr. Bob Kemerait. As you are aware, recent weather conditions have impacted and complicated growers’ ability to plant.  To date it has been largely the corn crop that has been affected.  Though seedling disease are generally not a problem on our…
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Canola 101

10 Steps to Profitable Canola Canola is a relatively new winter crop with good profit potential for Georgia producers. Well suited to Georgia’s mild winters, it can be grown with the same equipment used for wheat and is also suitable for double cropping. Canola requires timely and careful management for…
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Corn Herbicides

As we finish planting the corn crop I have started getting calls about which corn herbicide do I need to use. The chart below is a quick reference for you to use. LABELED TIMES OF APPLICATION AND PRE-HARVEST INTERVALS (PHI) Herbicide   Field Corn Stage of Growth PHI (DAYS) Grazing,…
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Fungicide Program For Scab

  We’re fortunate to have a wide variety of fungicide options for pecan scab management. But getting the best use out of them and doing so in a manner that prevents resistance development can be confusing for some folks. We commonly get requests for a single fungicide program that growers could…
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Row Crop Disease Update

The 2014 field season is upon us and diseases, nematodes, and recommendations promise to have a HUGE impact once again for growers.  UGA Extension Pathologist, Dr. Bob Kemerait, has some points to consider: 1.  Weather Conditions:  Abundant rainfall and cooler soil temperatures early in the season will increase the risk to…
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