Category Archives: Weed Management
Georgia Cotton Folks, Below is the link for the 2018 UGA Cotton Production Guide. Hard paper copies of the guide can be obtained by contacting … Continue reading
Stewarding agriculture is a passion that we all have in common. Preparing for the launch of two “new” auxin herbicide active ingredients for in-season cotton … Continue reading
A farmer asked, “How far does my neighbor need to keep his auxin spray away from my peaches?”. (A.S. Culpepper, J.C. Smith)
In one of our Using Pesticides Wisely trainings, an elderly gentlemen with a deep voice and powerful persona put me on the spot and wanted … Continue reading
A farmer asked “there is so much talk about preventing off-target movement of 2,4-D and dicamba, and I get it, but how will the weed control be with an auxin system in the new technologies.” (Culpepper, Smith).
Dicamba and 2,4-D are certainly not new herbicides and weed species responses are mostly well known. Controlling many of our problem weeds such as morningglory, … Continue reading
Georgia Cotton Commission 10th Annual Meeting Jan. 25, 2017 The Georgia Cotton Commission is pleased to announce the guest speakers at the Commission’s 10th Annual Meeting … Continue reading
In addition to local county cotton production meetings, weed scientists Dr. Stanley Culpepper & Dr. Eric Prostko are conducting weed management updates for the counties … Continue reading
To download the guide, click link below. 2016 UGA Cotton Production Guide Produced by the UGA Cotton Team
The 2014 Research and Extension Report is now available. The Report contains results of research conducted by UGA cotton researchers, Extension specialists, and county agents during 2014. To view, download, and/or print the Report, go to the menu in the left margin of this Home Page and scroll down to Cotton Resources. Click on Research-Extension Report.
The Georgia Cotton Commission’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the Commission’s 8th Annual Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at the UGA … Continue reading
DP1252B2RF was the most popular cotton variety planted in Georgia for 2014. 2014 was the second consecutive year that DP1252B2RF topped all other varieties planted—accounting for 23.6% of acres planted this year and 20.6% last year.
DP1050B2RF was the second most popular variety for 2014 with 18.5% of acreage planted to that variety. This was the third consecutive year that DP1050B2RF ranked second among all varieties planted after being the top variety in 2011.
The GLB2 technology gained a significant share of Georgia acreage this year. ST6448GLB2 ranked third among varieties planted and accounted for 14.6% of acreage. This compares to only 3.9% of acreage last year. Another GLB2 variety, FM1944GLB2, accounted for another 5.4% of Georgia acreage this year.