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The GAPAC Burndown Demonstration treatments are sponsored by supporting companies and represent established and emerging chemistries and combinations.  There were four plots throughout the state, locations listed below.  

Ratings are being made at 7-10 days after treatment and again at 20 - 25 days after treatment; click on individual plot links to learn more.

Results Summary Page, ALL LOCATIONS, 7 and 24 Day Treatment Ratings and Written Summary

 
Lists available on this page Plot data results Available soon, link here:
Treatment list John Beasley, Blackshear, GA
Location and schedule list Wes Briggs, Donalsonville, GA
Paul Brown, Unadilla, GA
Jay Holder, Rebecca, GA

Treatment Summary List

No.  Treatment Price per acre***

Sponsor 

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# 1 * Valor @ 2.00 OZ. (DRY WT.) + Roundup WeatherMax @ 22 OZ. + Crop Oil @ 16 OZ. . Valent USA
# 2 * Roundup WeatherMax @ 22 OZ. . Monsanto
# 3 ** Gramoxone Max @ 24 OZ. + Caparol @ 24 OZ. + 80/20 Surfactant @ 0.25% v/v . Syngenta
# 4 *

Touchdown IQ @ 32.00 OZ. + 2,4-D Amine @ 16.00 OZ.

. Syngenta
# 5 * Harmony Extra @ 0.50 OZ. (DRY WT.) + Roundup WeatherMax @ 22 OZ. . DuPont
# 6 ** Liberty @ 16 OZ. + Roundup WeatherMax @ 16 OZ. + AMS @ 48 OZ. (DRY WT.) . Bayer
# 7 ** Liberty @ 32 OZ. + AMS @ 48 OZ. (DRY WT.) . Bayer
# 8 Untreated Check . .
# 9 ** Aim @ 1.00 OZ. + Diuron @ 10 OZ. (DRY WT.) + Crop Oil @ 1.00 % v/v . FMC
#10 ** Liberty @ 16 OZ. + Scorch @ 8 OZ. (DRY WT.) . CJB Industries
#11 ** Liberty @ 16 OZ. + Scorch @ 16 OZ. (DRY WT.) . CJB Industries
#12 * Roundup WeatherMax @ 22. OZ. + 2,4-D Amine @ 16 OZ. . GAPAC Standard
#13 ** Gramoxone Max @ 28 OZ. + Diuron @ 10 OZ. (DRY WT.) .

GAPAC Standard

* Treatments 1, 2, 4, 5, and 12 were applied at a 10 GPA rate with a CO2 Spray System.  Spray Tips used were TT 11001.5 Flat Fan Tips at 5.0 MPH.

4-Row boom

Plot size: 4 rows by 150 ft. long.

Flags are set on center of third row as you look from left to right.

** Treatments 3, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, and 13 were applied at a 20 GPA rate with a CO2 Spray System.  Spray Tips used were TT 11003 Flat Fan Tips at 5.0 MPH.

4-Row boom

Plot size: 4 rows by 150 ft. long.

Flags are set on center of third row as you look from left to right.

***Approximate cost per acre; actual costs will vary.

These are the locations and schedule for the plots.  These plots are open for viewing any time following spray date.   

Consultant: John Beasley

 

NOTE: Be sure to click on the consultant's name above to see hstatistics for his location trial.

Consultant: Wes Briggs

 

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Consultant: Paul Brown

 

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Consultant: Jay Holder

 

NOTE: Be sure to click on the consultant's name above to see hstatistics for his location trial.

Location: Blackshear, GA

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Location: Donalsonville, GA

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Location: Unadilla, GA

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Location: Rebecca, GA

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Grower: Wendell Waters

Grower: Brad Clarke

Grower: Emerick Farms

Grower: Eddie Luke

Spray Date: April 12, 2003

Applications made from 3:00 pm to 4:30 PM . Flags are laid out from left to right with the flag on left corner of the plot . Plots are 12.5 feet wide and 150 feet long. 

Spray Date: April 3, 2003

Applications made about 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. with very little wind and no rain.

Spray Date: April 4, 2003

Applications made from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.  Wind conditions were calm.  Very light rain did occur beginning at approximately 8:15 p.m. -- less than 0.1 inch accumulation during the night.

Spray Date: April 5, 2003

Light rain occurred on Saturday morning at the location. I started spraying at 12:45 p.m. and finished at 1:55 p.m.  Wind was out of the southwest and was crossing the plots.  Estimated wind speed was 5 - 10 miles per hour.  May have had slight drift, but not severe.

Field Day: April 24, 2003 - 6 p.m.

Field Day: TBA

Field Day: TBA

Field Day: TBA

Directions to Plot:

From Blackshear Travel North on Hwy 203 Go Apx. 4.5 miles and turn right on Jeff Dixon Road (dirt road).  Head east for 1 mile.  Go straight at intersection with Alvin Walker Road (dirt road).  The plots are on the left side of the dirt road.   If you miss the turn onto Jeff Dixon Road you will see Alabaha Church on your right,  approximately 1 mile past the Jeff Dixon Road.

 

GPS coordinates are 31 Degrees 20.995 minutes North and 82 Degrees 16.049 minutes West.

The plots had 2 errors --Treatment # 9 was applied where # 11 should have been and # 11 where # 9 should be. The flags were moved so the flag # is the treatment #.  The order is treatments #'s 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,11,10,9,12,13,14,7B. Treatment # 7 may have had a pressure problem near the end of plot so we did it again beside # 14 and labeled it 7B. There was a cross wind that was from 5 -10 MPH but very little drift.

Previous crop was cotton. No rain For 24 hours + after treatments.  Soil moisture very good but no ponding .  Site is sandy area on hill.

Directions to Plot:

From Donalsonville, travel south on Hwy. 91.  Go one mile past where 91 forks to the right at the high school.  Turn left just before you get to the Church of Christ onto Robin Drive.  Go approximately 50 yards and turn right onto field road.  Plots will be on your right.

 

GPS coordinates are 31 degrees and 01.3570 minutes North and 84 degrees and 53.5950 minutes West.

 

Plots are numbered right to left, 1 - 13.  All plots are 150 feet long and 12-1/2 feet wide.  The previous crop was peanuts.  The flags are on row 3, counting from left to right.  Wes was going to put signs up in center of plots.

Directions to Plot:

The plots are located 2.3 miles from railroad east of Unadilla on Hwy. 230.  Plots are located on the right (south) side of the road when heading east. 

 

GPS coordinates  are 32 degrees, 15.5920 minutes, North and 83 degrees, 41.7670 minutes West.

 

Paul's location was restricted on space and plots number 1 - 10 starting from left to right, and are only 75 feet long.  The flags are on the left corner of the plot; all plots are 12-1/2 feet wide.  Plots number 11 - 13 are stacked at the end of the plots 1 - 3, and are 75 feet long.  Treatment 5 was not included in Paul's location as per DuPont's request to have it only in the three southernmost locations.  Where flag number 5 is, a repeat of treatment number 11 was substituted.

Directions to Plot:

The plot location is 0.6 miles north of the railroad track on Hwy. 112 in Rebecca.  Plots are on the left (west) side of the road.

 

GPS coordinates are 31 degrees, 49.021 minutes North, and 83 degrees, 29.361 minutes West.

 

Plots are numbered 1 - 14, from left to right.  The flag is at the left corner of the plot.  All plots are 12-1/2 feet wide by 150 feet long.  An additional treatment was added at this site.  Number 14 is Glyphosate (4 lb. per gallon) at 32 oz. per acre plus 2, 4-D Amine at 16 oz. per acre and 0.5 percent V/V of 80 - 20 surfactant.  This was added as a standard treatment to represent a generic Glyphosate - 2, 4-D treatment.

 

No rainfall occurred for at least 1-1/2 hours after treatment. 

(Ask Jay for further details.)

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