Three Rivers Ag News

Classroom Training for Applying New Herbicide Technology

2016 University of Georgia and Georgia Department of Agriculture Required Classroom Trainings for Applying Auxin Herbicides in Auxin-Tolerant Technologies Cotton and soybean varieties with tolerance to auxin herbicides (2,4-D or dicamba) are nearing commercialization. Prior to making applications of dicamba to dicamba-tolerant cotton/soybean or 2,4-D to 2,4-D-tolerant cotton/soybeans in Georgia,…
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Protecting Georgia’s Pollinators

Georgia has launched a program to educate growers, homeowners, and bee keepers alike about protecting our very important pollinators.  Just in the case you are not aware; there has been national outcry in regards to our declining bee populations.  Many factors contribute to this trend with agricultural pesticides playing their…
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UGA Forage Team Newsletter

Below is the link to the latest newsletter from the UGA Forage Team.  It has some great information that would be worth your time to read. Forage Team Newsletter Volume 3-Issue 4 December 2015
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Aphids In Small Grains

Beneficial insect (Lady Beetle Larvae) eating aphids I added this in here because it is always a good thing to see and I was pretty proud of myself for the picture too.   Small aphids in oats   Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus is vectored by aphids and can affect all…
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Nantucket Pine Tip Moth

Below is the damage from a Nantucket Pine Tip Moth.  I was called to see the damage in the pine stand last week and found that nearly 80% of the planting was affected at some level.  The Pine Tip Moth is all too common in our area and can cause…
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