Mitchell County Ag News

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Mitchell County Extension Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent

Cotton Ginning Assistance

USDA Provides Targeted Assistance to Cotton Producers to Share in the Cost of Ginning   One-time Payments to Begin in July to Assist with 2016 Ginning Season   WASHINGTON, June 6, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) will…
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Peanut Tank-Mixes

Via Eric Prostko, Extension Weed Scientist; Now is the time of year that most of us will get numerous questions about the various tank-mixes that peanut growers would like to try.  Here are a few reminders: 1) With over 90,000 potential peanut tank-mixtures, it is impossible for UGA or anyone…
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Irrigation In Corn

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Our earliest corn in the county will be approaching tassel soon. There are lot of areas planted that are in need of some rain or irrigation. When corn progresses past V6 stage the amount water taken up everyday increases. Now is a critical time in crop development and yields are being established. Growers that wish to have high yields in their corn crop need to eliminate all periods of drought stress in order to achieve that yield potential.
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