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Sunflower Weed Control and More…. Posted by Jeff Cook on Mar 25, 2020

It is amazing how much effort folks put into having a successful bird shoot come dove season in Georgia.  The following recommendations are the best we can do for keeping Palmer amaranth from ruining the view.  

Yes We are Open Posted by Jeff Cook on Mar 16, 2020 The UGA Campus is closed but we are open for normal business. We have been told to follow the direction of our local county government so we will remain open until they tell us differently. No matter what decisions UGA or our County Government make, I will be available to...
Be Careful This Weekend Posted by Jeff Cook on Mar 11, 2020 I often write an article in the late summer early fall since growers are moving large equipment all over middle Georgia. Well, I wanted to go ahead and put it out there now for 2 reasons. The first reason is because the rain has kept many of you out of...
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Peach Blog
Plum curculio are on the move Posted by Blaauw on Mar 18, 2020 Yesterday on March 17, 2020, we collected our first plum curculio of the season in one of our traps in Byron, GA. While we only collected a few, this indicates that plum curculio are becoming active in middle Georgia peaches. Although this may be a weird and uncertain time of...
Chill update – so what now? Posted by Dario Chavez on Feb 10, 2020 Hi everyone, I was waiting to send this post until it seemed that we were reaching the end of our chill accumulation for this year. The weather has been very variable the last few days from warm, to wet, and to cold. The nice thing about the temperatures going down...
Last Minute Items Posted by Jeff Cook on Feb 4, 2020 It never fails that once I get dates set and food ordered something comes up and we have to improvise and make changes. That happened again this year.  We had to move the Peach Meeting from the 11th to the 19th.  We hope this does not inconvenience many of our...
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Pecan Blog
Clarification on Phosphite Materials Posted by Lenny Wells on Mar 23, 2020 Based on conversations I have had with a number of growers it sounds as if there is a need for some clarification regarding phosphite materials. Phosphite has become a very valuable tool for us in the battle against pecan scab. Dr. Tim Brenneman first began testing phosphite materials on pecan...
Example Fungicide Program for 2020 Posted by Lenny Wells on Mar 16, 2020 I hope you all are staying safe amid the coronavirus concerns out there right now. Unfortunately as many of you know we have had to cancel our last four county meetings of the year (Wilcox, Jenkins, Brooks, and Dougherty) as well as the Georgia Pecan Growers Assoc. Conference. We will...
INSECT UPDATE: Ambrosia Beetles Posted by Angel Acebes-Doria on Feb 11, 2020 This is just a timely reminder to be watchful for ambrosia beetles especially if you have young trees. If you have older trees (>5 yrs old) that were subjected to any stress-inducing factors such as flooding, diseases, root damage, spading, etc., monitor for potential ambrosia beetle attacks on them as...
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Strawberry Blog
Strawberry Disease Recommendations Posted by on Mar 27, 2020 Guido Schnabel (Clemson University) just provided his recommendations for the remainder of the season concerning strawberry disease spray programs. See the strawberry IPM guide at www.smallfruits.org to supplement this information (especially FRAC groups), but I concur with his thoughts as we move forward this season. Guido writes. “In general, based...
Strawberry Disease Surge Posted by on Mar 22, 2020 As the coronavirus is wreaking havoc throughout the world, it is hard to get very excited about strawberry diseases – unless you make an income off strawberries.  Unfortunately, the mild temperatures and almost continual rainfall are making it very difficult to manage strawberry diseases at this time. Based on diseases...
With all of the recent rain and plenty of green and ripe fruit we need to be on the lookout for diseases.

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Be Looking for Disease Issues Posted by on Mar 16, 2020

With all of the recent rain and plenty of green and ripe fruit we need to be on the lookout for diseases.

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