Episode 6 - PGR Strategies for 2021​​

June 2021 | 33 min., 42 sec.
by Seth Byrd, Camp Hand, Bob Hutmacher, and Tyler Sandlin
Oklahoma State University, University of Georgia, UC Davis, and Auburn University (respectively)


​​​Camp Hand, Bob Hutmacher, and Tyler Sandlin discuss the use of plant growth regulators in their respective states. Topics include typical recommendations, current issues that impact this year’s decisions, and trends they have seen in the use of PGRs. Podcast hosted by Seth Byrd.​

About the Presenter

​​Seth ByrdSeth Byrd is the Extension cotton specialist for Oklahoma State University. He received a bachelor’s degree in agronomy from North Carolina State University, a master’s degree in agronomy from the University of Florida, and a PhD in crop and soil science with a focus on cotton agronomics from the University of Georgia. (OSU photo by Todd Johnson)​

​​Camp HandCamp Hand is an assistant professor and Extension cotton specialist at the University of Georgia in Tifton. His research and Extension programs focus on cotton agronomics in Georgia, and his goal is to work with the UGA county agents and growers to answer questions that will help Georgia growers remain sustainable and economical. Camp received his BS and MS degrees at Auburn University in horticulture while minoring in agronomy. His graduate work at Auburn was conducted under Dr. Wheeler Foshee. He then went on to pursue a PhD at the University of Georgia in Tifton in weed science under the direction of Dr. Stanley Culpepper.

​​Tyler SandlinTyler Sandlin is a regional Extension crops specialist for Auburn University. He primarily covers northern Alabama and conducts research in all agronomic row crops, with emphases on cotton and wheat. His current research and Extension work focus on cotton and wheat variety selection and herbicide strategies for various row crops. Tyler received BS and MS degrees in agronomy from Mississippi State University.


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