Mitchell County Ag News

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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Peanut Thrips Management 2016

Via Dr Mark Abney, Extension Peanut Entomologist; Peanut seed are going in the ground in Georgia, and that means thrips and thrips management questions are coming. The following is an updated version of the thrips management summary for 2016. This list is not all inclusive, but it provides information about…
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Peanut Disease Tips 2016

Via Dr. Bob Kemerait, Extension Plant Pathologist; “Though still approximately 6 weeks away from the general start of the planting season, there are issues regarding management of diseases and nematodes affecting peanut that deserve attention now. Choosing the right variety.  Most of our acreage will be planted in ‘Georgia-06G’ and…
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Valor Clean Out Issues??

Via Dr. Eric Prostko, Extension Weed Scientist; “Despite 15 years of on-farm use, I continue to receive frequent questions at winter grower meetings about cleaning sprayers of Valor residues.  The Valor label has very specific instructions about the correct method for sprayer clean-out.  These instructions are very labor/time intensive thus…
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