Plow Points

Wheeler and Jeff Davis County Extension

Cotton Defoliation / Harvest Aid Tips

Here are a few Defoliation tips: Have 3 or more days of sunny weather forecasted when defoliation application made. Slice bolls with a sharp knife. Bolls are considered mature and ready for harvest aid applications when bolls cannot be sliced without “stringing” the lint. In addition, bolls are mature when the…
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New UGA Vegetable Blog

http://blog.caes.uga.edu/vegpath/ The new Vegetable Blog is a “one stop shop” for vegetable production information! Dr. Bhabesh Dutta The purpose of this blog is to keep our clientele informed with current disease updates on vegetable crops. Through this blog, Dr. Dutta would also like to provide current spray guide and management recommendations on…
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Peanut Farmers

As farmers around the county are wrapping up peanut planting our focus begins to switch. Over the next few weeks growers will be looking at their next step in peanut weed control. The May 25th Article from Southeast Farm Press sends a great message to peanut growers. I felt like it was worth posting again on this Blog:

You can view the original article here.
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Pecan Phylloxera

The southern pecan leaf phylloxera is a tiny aphid-like insect that feeds on the foliage of pecan trees.  The insects are rarely seen, but the galls that they cause are prominent.
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