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Georgia Peanuts: Leaf Scorcher Showing Up

Georgia Peanuts: Leaf Scorcher Showing Up

👤By Rome Ethredge, University of Georgia 🕔Jul 31, 2015

Peanut Leaf Scorch is showing up, but is nothing to be concerned about. Leptosphaerulina crassiaca is the causal organism of Peanut Leaf Scorch. We’re seeing some of this now. This was in a field of Tiftguard variety peanuts that were brought in

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Georgia Cotton: Target Spot Emerging

Georgia Cotton: Target Spot Emerging

👤By Rome Ethredge, University of Georgia 🕔Jul 31, 2015

We’re seeing a little Target spot, aka Corenespora in cotton. This is the leafspot that we sometimes spray for, it’s about the only one that responds to fungicide sprays. I saw it in a lush field that is waist deep

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Georgia Peanuts: Treating Pressure from Pests

Georgia Peanuts: Treating Pressure from Pests

👤By Mark R. Abney, University of Georgia 🕔Jul 30, 2015

“What are you seeing?” is a question I have been getting and giving quite a bit the last couple weeks. The answer is a mixed bag of insects and a lot of variation in the level of pressure from field

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Georgia Pecans: Determining the Cause for Scorched Leaves

Georgia Pecans: Determining the Cause for Scorched Leaves

👤By Lenny Wells 🕔Jul 30, 2015

The last few years, I have had calls related to the leaves of young pecan trees scorching and often dropping from the tree in mid-summer. We’ve investigated this from a number of angles and while a host of factors can

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Georgia Cotton: Differentiating Leaf Spots

Georgia Cotton: Differentiating Leaf Spots

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Jul 30, 2015

Cotton is past third week of bloom in many fields, and I have been noticing leaf spots. Some leaf spots we will see but not cause a major issue and we do not have to spray.  

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Georgia Peanuts: Twenty-Ninth Annual Tour Set for Sept. 15-17

Georgia Peanuts: Twenty-Ninth Annual Tour Set for Sept. 15-17

👤From the Georgia Peanut Commission 🕔Jul 28, 2015

The twenty-ninth annual Georgia Peanut Tour brings the latest information on peanuts while giving a first-hand view of industry infrastructure from production and handling to  processing and utilization. Tour stops will be made September 15-17 in several peanut producing counties

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Georgia Cotton: Why You Should Consider Rye as a Cover Crop

Georgia Cotton: Why You Should Consider Rye as a Cover Crop

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Jul 28, 2015

Georgia cotton farmers can benefit from using rye as a cover crop, according to scientists on the University of Georgia Tifton Campus. Along with providing an added defense against glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth at planting, rye reduces thrips infestations significantly and

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Georgia: Scattered Showers Bring Moisture, Cooler Temps – USDA

Georgia: Scattered Showers Bring Moisture, Cooler Temps – USDA

👤From USDA 🕔Jul 27, 2015

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 26, 2015. County Extension Comments Heather Kolich, Forsyth County, District 20 “The heat wave has broken for now with lower temperatures and well-spaced showers that range from light to soaking.” Frank

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Georgia: 6 Things To Know About Angular Leaf Spot

Georgia: 6 Things To Know About Angular Leaf Spot

👤By Jeremy Kichler, University of Georgia 🕔Jul 24, 2015

Angular leaf spot is a bacterial disease caused by the pathogen now known as Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. malvacearum.  We have not seen a major outbreak in many years but are seeing it more frequently this year.  Here are the points

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Georgia: Corn and Peanut Crop Development – Video

Georgia: Corn and Peanut Crop Development – Video

👤By Rome Ethredge, University of Georgia 🕔Jul 23, 2015

Rome Ethredge recently gave a peanut and cotton crop report recently on WTVY in Dothan AL discussing black layer formation in corn and the peanut crop progression.

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