Plantation Seed Wheat Treatment

TREATED WHEAT SEED

Farmers Use treated Corn, Cotton, Peanut, Sorghum, and Soybean planting seed because it pays in stand and yield increases.

Wheat seed treated with fungicide and insecticide (full treatment) usually increases germ to over 95% and gives great control to young wheat plants on aphids that suck the life out of the plants. Aphids also vector Barley Yellow Dwarf (BYD) that always hurts yield.

AGS and most other companies use full treatment on any State OVT test because they know it helps to increase yield.
Using full sed treatment is the first step in record yields like the AGS 2024 below.

AGS 2024: #1 Statewide GA 2 year @102.5 bu/a, #2 Blackville SC 2 year
@127.9 bu/a, #9 NC State Rowan OVT @87.0 bu/a. Awned, Early medium maturing, and Heavy Test Weight*. Resistant to Stripe Rust, SBMV, Leaf Rust, and MR to Powdery Mildew. glume blotch, Hessian Fly, and BYD.

Ask your growers to use full seed treatment on their wheat this year and see the difference full seed treatment makes.

NEW WHEAT

JOHNSON (named after Breeder) 2019 #7 Athens 2019 OVT @ 121.5 bu/a. Awned, medium maturing, and Heavy Test Weight*. Resistant to Stripe Rust, SBMV, Leaf Rust, Hessian Fly and MR to Powdery Mildew. Great for Perry North (very limited supply)
All ranking on released varieties

Call Lane 800-338-8673, or Blake 800-543-4164, or Jimmy 229-881-2700 for
more info. *Information from: State Small Grain OVT Performance test 2018-2019.

Plantation Seed Wheat Sheet 2019

All OVT AGS wheat had Fungicide and insecticide treatment

AGS 2024: #1 Statewide GA 2 year @102.5 bu/a, #2 Blackville SC 2 year
@127.9 bu/a, #9 NC State Rowan OVT @87.0 bu/a, Awned, Early medium maturing, and Heavy Test Weight*. Resistant to Stripe Rust, SBMV, Leaf Rust, and MR to Powdery Mildew. glume blotch, Hessian Fly, and BYD.

AGS 2038: #4 GA Statewide South @ 98.4 bu/a, # 6 SC Pee Dee 2 year @ 82.0 bu/a, Awned, Medium-Late maturing, and Heavy Test Weight*. Resistant to stripe and leaf rust, Powdery Mildew, and SBMV. MR to Hessian fly, glume blotch, and BYD.

Pioneer 26R94: #5 GA Statewide South @ 98.0 bu/a, , #4 Blackville SC 2 year
@ 117.2 bu/a, Awned, Medium-Early maturing, and Good Test Weight*. Resistant to Hessian fly, stripe rust and mildew. Great Pioneer wheat for the SOUTH.

Pioneer 26R41: #3 GA Statewide North @ 104.0 bu/a, NC State Union OVT @ 105.1 bu/a, Awned, Medium maturing, and Good Test Weight*. Resistant to Hessian Fly, stripe rust and mildew. Plant first, great for Perry, Ga. North.

Pioneer 26R45: #1 GA Statewide North @ 114.1 bu/a, #6 NC State 2 year Statewide @ 92.5 bu/a, #11 SC Statewide @ 83.9 bu/a. RESISTANT to FHB (scab). Awnletted, Medium maturing, and Good Test Weight*. Resistant to stripe rust and powdery mildew. Plant first, BEST for Perry, Ga. North.

AGS 3000: #1 Georgia 2 year late planted @83.2bu./a, , #7 SC Statewide @ 86.8 bu/a. MR to FHB (scab). Awned, VERY EARLY (Treat like Fleming. Plant late, Harvest first), and Heavy Test Weight* Resistant to Stripe Rust, SBMV, and Leaf Rust. MR to glume blotch, Powdery Mildew, BYD

AGS 3030: #8 Statewide GA 2 year @ 91.4 bu/a MR to FHB (scab). Awnletted, EARLY ( Plant late, Harvest early) Resistant to Stripe Rust, SBMV, and Leaf Rust. MR to glume blotch, Powdery Mildew, BYD, good Test Weight.

AGS 3040: #7 Statewide GA 2 year @93.3 bu/a, NC State Rowan OVT @ 88.5 bu/a. MR to FHB (scab). Awnletted, med/late maturity, Resistant to Stripe Rust, SBMV, and Leaf Rust. MR to glume blotch, Powdery Mildew, BYD, Good Test Weight*

All ranking on released varieties

ASK your growers to consider a full seed treatment it really pays of at Harvest

Call Lane 800-338-8673, or Blake 800-543-4164, or Jimmy 229-881-2700 for
more info. *Information from: State Small Grain OVT Performance test 2018-2019.

Plantation Seed Wheat Grower Update

Plantation Seed

Wheat Grower update

3-20-2019

 

FHB is the problem that has cut our yields in half and ruined the quality of our wheat for the last three years. Rainfall or irrigation will increase infection if it occurs during the 5-6 days of Flowering.  Wheat growers MUST change their fungicides to control FHB.

Please look at labeled fungicides and CHOOSE WISELY for FHB control. Below you will find what we have been doing wrong in the past years to control FHB.

 

Strobilurins can actually increase vomitoxin (DON) relative to an unsprayed check.  This  effect of increasing DON gets worse the closer you get to flowering.  So it’s best not to apply a strobilurin-containing fungicide after flag leaf. That goes for pure strobilurins and also strobilurin-triazole mixes. Some triazoles are more effective than others at reducing FHB kernel damage and vomitoxin.  The best ones are Caramba, Proline, and Prosaro. Tilt and Folicur do some good, but not enough in a bad scab year.

 

Bottom line: use Propiconazole or Tebuconazole to correct any early problems.  When your wheat normally flowers Feekes 10.5 (see photo) and  up to 5 days after flowering put out Caramba, Proline, or Prosaro. This approach should decrease your exposure to FHB while keeping the other diseases in check.

 

Foliar insecticide treatments for aphid control: A well-timed  insecticide application of a persistent pyrethroid insecticide such as lambda cyhalothrin (Warrior, Karate, Lambda, Silencer, others) will kill aphids and reduce the incidence of BYD and increase yields. 

UOL Extension 

 

A spray at Wheat Flowering will be one of the most important tools a wheat grower can use in 2019.  Wheat gets FHB or SCAB during this flowering time.

FHB When to spray

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Good Growing

Blake, Lane, and Jimmy

 

Information from: Christina Cowger, Small Grains Pathologist USDA-ARS North Carolina State University and Intensive Wheat Management in Georgia.

 

AUXIN TRAINING REQUIREMENTS: GEORGIA 2019

NOTICE! U.S. EPA-Industry mandated label changes to dicamba products Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax are now effective for the 2019 growing season.

Engenia, FeXapan, XtendiMax

  1. As mandated by federal labels, one must hold a private or commercial pesticide applicator license to purchase and use these restricted use herbicides. Use is limited to ONLY those persons holding a private or commercial applicator certification.* It is no longer permissible for non-certified applicators to apply these products under the direct supervision of the certified applicator.
  2. Prior to applying these products in 2019, ALL applicators must be trained according to the federal labels. In Georgia, applicators must complete the 2019 Using Pesticides Wisely classroom training. If you attended this training in 2015, 2016, 2017, or 2018, you must re-take the training in 2019.
  3. Industry applicator trainings are encouraged and beneficial; however, they will not fulfill Georgia’s requirement for auxin training.
  4. Each label requires certified applicators to document application information. Forms have been designed to help with this challenge and can be found at your local UGA Extension office, from the herbicide registrant, or at http://agr.georgia.gov/24c.aspx

 

Enlist Duo or Enlist One

  1. All persons in charge of in-crop applications (planting through harvest) of Enlist Duo or Enlist One in Enlist cotton or soybean must complete the Using Pesticides Wisely classroom training. If you attended this training in 2015, 2016, 2017 or 2018, you must re-take the training in 2019.

 

*For those seeking certification as a private pesticide applicator:

Initial certification to become a certified private pesticide applicator requires the completion of an interactive, online Private Applicator training program administered by University of Georgia Extension (http://extension.uga.edu/programs-services/pesticide-safety-education/private-applicators.html). The online training and testing requires a total time commitment of approximately 4-5 hours and a $25 fee. Applicants MUST be able to read and understand a label. Application of auxin herbicides carries certain inherent risks associated with off-target movement. Anyone applying them should be well-trained, have a clear understanding of the potential for off-site damage, and be able to make complex decisions on when and where these products should be applied. Applicants and their employers should carefully consider who is capable of applying these products safely before beginning the certification process.

 

USING PESTICIDES WISELY TRAINING DATES/TIMES/LOCATIONS WILL BE PROVIDED IN MID-JANUARY 2019

“I have never had a seed mix grow like this.”

A customer from South Carolina shared some pictures with us displaying his beautiful wildlife plot planted with our Fall Buck Brunch Blend.

From Keith, “This is a 7 acre field I planted in Givhans, SC.  After two planting’s of soybeans last summer I disked and dragged the field, let it sit for 10 days until the sicklepod came up then dragged it again. I spread this seed mix on the bare dirt the day before the last hurricane and left it. I have never had a seed mix grow like this.  The leaves on the radishes are 18” long.”

Keith also made note that no fertilizer or herbicide has been used in this field.

We sure appreciate Keith sharing his story and pictures with us, and hope him and his family are able to harvest some nice deer over this plot.

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Plantation Seed Wheat Varieties 2018

AGS 2024: #1 at Blackville, SC 2018 OVT @ 149.3 bu/acre,  #1* Tifton GA 2018 OVT @ 115.9 bu/acre, #1 Statewide South Carolina SC 2018 OVT @ 119.4 bu/acre,.  Awned, Early medium maturing, and Heavy Test Weight*. Resistant to Stripe Rust, SBMV, Leaf Rust, and Powdery Mildew. MR to glume blotch, Hessian Fly, and BYD.

 

AGS 2038:  #9* Statewide South Carolina @ 106.5 bu/acre, 126.7 bu/acre at Blackville SC 2018 OVT, ,  Awned, Medium-Late maturing, and Heavy Test Weight*.  Resistant to stripe and leaf rust, Powdery Mildew, and SBMV. MR to Hessian fly, glume blotch, and BYD.

 

AGS 2035: 121.5 bu/acre at Blackville SC 2018 OVT Awned, Medium maturing, and Heavy Test Weight*. Resistant to stripe rust, leaf rust, and SBMV, MR to glume blotch, Hessian fly, Powdery Mildew, and BYD..

 

Pioneer 26R94: #7* at Tifton Georgia 2018  OVT  @102.6 bu./acre.  118.0 bu./acre Blackville SC 2018 OVT   Awned, Medium-Early maturing, and Good Test Weight*. Resistant to Hessian fly, stripe rust and mildew.  Great Pioneer wheat for the SOUTH.

 

Pioneer 26R41:  109.6 bu./acre Blackville SC 2018 OVT, 113.8  bu./acre   Plains, Ga 2018 OVT. Awned, Medium maturing, and Good Test Weight*. Resistant to Hessian Fly, stripe rust and mildew. Plant first, great for Perry, Ga. North.

 

AGS 3000: #1 at Plains, Georgia 2018  OVT late planted  @111.8 bu./acre #10* at Tifton GA 2018  OVT @ 99.2 bu./acre . MR to FHB (scab).  Awned, VERY EARLY (Treat like Fleming. Plant late, Harvest first), and Heavy Test Weight*Resistant to Stripe Rust, SBMV, and Leaf Rust. MR to glume blotch, Powdery Mildew, BYD

 

AGS 3030: 124.6 bu/acre at Blackville SC 2018 OVT, 111.1 bu/acre Plains GA 2018  OVT,  #4 at Plains, Georgia 2018 OVT late planted  @ 109.2 bu./acre.  MR to FHB (scab).  Awnletted, EARLY ( Plant late, Harvest early)  Resistant to Stripe Rust, SBMV, and Leaf Rust. MR to glume blotch, Powdery Mildew, BYD, good Test Weight.

 

AGS 3040: 112.2 bu./acre at Plains GA 2018  OVT, 104.4  bu./acre at Midville GA 2018  OVT MR to FHB (scab).  Awnletted, med/late maturity, Resistant to Stripe Rust, SBMV, and Leaf Rust. MR to glume blotch, Powdery Mildew, BYD, Good Test Weight*

*Released varieties

Call Lane 800-543-4164, Lane or Blake 229-734-5466, or Jimmy 229-881-2700 for more info.

*Information from:  State Small Grain OVT Performance test 2017-2018.