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Georgia Peanuts: Growers Advised to Closely Monitor Thrips Activity

Georgia Peanuts: Growers Advised to Closely Monitor Thrips Activity

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 21, 2017

With thrips activity at a high level, peanut farmers are advised to closely monitor their peanut seedlings as planting season gets underway, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut entomologist Mark Abney. “No matter what thrips management tactic is

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Georgia Peanuts: Trips Numbers Decline at Trapping Locations

Georgia Peanuts: Trips Numbers Decline at Trapping Locations

👤From University of Georgia Peanut Entomology 🕔Apr 20, 2017

Tobacco thrips numbers declined at five of our six trapping locations last week. This does not mean that thrips flights are over or that peanuts are safe from injury. Thrips dispersal is still occurring, and seedling peanuts emerging over the

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Georgia Peanuts: New UG Physiologist Will Emphasize Plant Stress Studies

Georgia Peanuts: New UG Physiologist Will Emphasize Plant Stress Studies

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 20, 2017

Physiologist Cristiane Pilon is the newest member of the University of Georgia Peanut Team. Her expertise in the physiological processes of the peanut plant and management of the plant’s stress levels will equip Georgia farmers with tools to produce an

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Georgia Field Reports: Good Planting Conditions, Rains Needed

Georgia Field Reports: Good Planting Conditions, Rains Needed

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 16, 2017. County Comments Paul Pugliese, Bartow County Corn and soybean producers were starting to plant with soil temperatures in the mid 60s and rising. Dry weather during the past week

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Georgia Peanuts: 5 Thrips Management Options

Georgia Peanuts: 5 Thrips Management Options

👤From University of Georgia 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Peanut planting is about to get real serious in Georgia, and we are once again monitoring tobacco thrips flight activity for the spring planting season. Producers who have already planted or who are planting this week should be watching peanut

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Georgia Peanuts: Planting Considerations

Georgia Peanuts: Planting Considerations

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 17, 2017

It is recommended that the average daily soil temperature remain above 68 degrees for 3 consecutive days and without cold temperatures in the forecast for the next week before making the decision to start planting peanut.

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Georgia Peanuts: Consider Replanting Options in a Timely Manner

Georgia Peanuts: Consider Replanting Options in a Timely Manner

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 14, 2017

Georgia peanut farmers who plant a crop in mid-to-late April should make a decision on a second crop within two to four weeks of planting their initial crop. University of Georgia researcher and systems peanut agronomist Scott Tubbs helps farmers

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Georgia Pecans: What Is The Problem With Late Stuarts?

Georgia Pecans: What Is The Problem With Late Stuarts?

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 13, 2017

If you have spent any time in pecan orchards in Georgia over the last couple of weeks you have noticed budbreak progressing on most varieties with one particularly notable exception. At this point Stuart is further behind most other major

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Georgia Field Reports: Storms Bring Needed Rains, Heavy Winds

Georgia Field Reports: Storms Bring Needed Rains, Heavy Winds

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 9, 2017. County Comments Heather Kolich, Forsyth County Severe storms on Monday and Wednesday were followed by a cold front that dropped temperatures back to the 30s and 40s. Apple trees

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Georgia Cotton: Thrips Infestation Predictor – a New Management Decision Tool

Georgia Cotton: Thrips Infestation Predictor – a New Management Decision Tool

👤By Phillip Roberts, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 10, 2017

Thrips are the most consistent insect pest of cotton in Georgia and the southeast.  Near 100 percent of the cotton planted in Georgia will be infested by thrips each year.  Preventive insecticides applied as a seed treatment and/or infurrow application at planting

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