Georgia: Disease Pressure Increasing in Most Crops Jul 22, 2020
Bob Kemerait, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist, provides a brief update on the current disease situations in soybeans, corn, peanuts, and cotton.
The Debate. I recently followed a thread on social media where the need for applying fungicides to cotton for control of target spot was debated. As you might imagine, opinions […]
Weather conditions (very warm and with some rain) are quite favorable for all fungal and bacterial diseases of our corn, cotton, soybean, and peanut crops.
Every peanut farmer in Georgia will benefit from some disease management program and, for most growers, fungicides are at the heart of such a program. Growers are aware that a […]
Growers will get ONE chance in fighting seedling disease in their crops, which is especially important for peanuts and cotton. The risk of seedling disease is a summation of contributions […]
Georgia: 4 Disease Pointers Following Storms Apr 24, 2020
As corn is really up and going, and as cotton and peanut planting have been taking place recently, storms with wind and rain may have created greater risks for disease […]
Plant parasitic nematodes — including the southern root-knot, the reniform, the sting and the Columbia lance nematodes — are important pests that reduce yields in our cotton fields across Georgia […]
Though we are still generally early in the season, there are a few things I want to bring to your attention. We have been allowed to continue our survey of […]
We have received many questions in recent days pertaining to the quality issues facing our peanut seed supply in 2020 and relative performance of seed treatments Dynasty PD and Rancona. […]
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait cautions Georgia peanut producers in the midst of harvesting this year’s crop that it’s never too early to look ahead to […]