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University of Georgia Herbicide Programs for Tropical Spiderwort (Benghal Dayflower) Control in 2013 Cotton (C 923) Published 3/29/2017

Tropical spiderwort is a noxious, exotic, invasive weed that has spread quickly and has become a serious pest in many Georgia agricultural production areas. The increase in prevalence of tropical spiderwort may be attributed in part to (1) adoption of weed management programs that lack residual herbicides and (2) adoption of reduced-tillage production systems.

Grain and Soybean Drying on Georgia Farms (B 873) Published 3/28/2017

Drying is one of the oldest methods of preserving food and feedstock. It is simply the removal of moisture from a product, usually by forcing dry air through the material. This publication provides in-depth instruction on how to dry grain and soybeans.

Irrigating Tobacco (B 892) Published 3/28/2017

This publication is a comprehensive guide to irrigation methods for tobacco in Georgia.

Soil Preparation and Planting Procedures for Ornamental Plants in the Landscape (B 932) Published 3/28/2017

Proper planting is essential for healthy, vigorous growth of ornamental plants in the landscape. It assures rapid plant establishment by providing a favorable environment for the developing root system. This publication offers step-by-step guidelines that will help you achieve planting success.

Measuring Field Losses from Grain Combines (B 973) Published 3/28/2017

Harvest losses can rob you of profit from grain and bean production. Harvest losses of 10 percent or more are not unusual, when they should be in the 2 to 4 percent range. If you do not check losses behind your combine, you have no idea what the losses are and where they occur during harvesting. The following procedure outlines how to measure losses during harvest. It also shows you where the losses occur. The grain or beans saved mean that much more profit saved.

Orchard Sprayers (B 979) Published 3/28/2017

This publication contains comprehensive information about air blast and weed control sprayers for orchards.

Peanut Digger and Combine Efficiency (B 1087) Published 3/28/2017

Consumers demand wholesome, good-tasting peanuts and peanut products. Meeting this demand starts on the farm with growing and harvesting the cleanest and least-damaged peanuts. This publication explains how peanut diggers and combines work and how to adjust them for peak efficiency to produce the highest quality peanuts.

Sprayer Nozzle Selection (B 1158) Published 3/28/2017

Nozzle selection is one of the most important decisions to be made related to pesticide applications. The type of nozzle affects not only the amount of spray applied to a particular area, but also the uniformity of the applied spray, the coverage obtained on the sprayed surfaces, and the amount of drift that can occur. Each nozzle type has specific characteristics and capabilities and is designed for use under certain application conditions. This publication describes the types that are commonly used for ground application of agricultural chemicals, including flat-fan, even flat-fan and cone nozzle.

Commercial Southern Pea Production (C 485) Published 3/28/2017

This horticulture publication is about the commercial production of southern peas.

Calibration Method for Sprayers and Other Liquid Applicators (C 683) Published 3/28/2017

This publication discusses the proper calibration methods sprayers and other liquid applicators.