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
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
“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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
Draining has started on a limited basis in Arkansas, Mississippi and northeast Louisiana. At the least, some growers have stopped pumping.