Georgia Cotton: Ramping Up Blue Disease Research

🕔Jul 8, 2019University of Georgia scientists are investigating the epidemiology of cotton leaf roll dwarf virus (CLRDV) in Georgia using a $75,000 grant jointly funded by the Georgia Cotton Commission and Cotton […]

Georgia Cotton: 1st Bloom is Here; Protect Your Crop, Maximize Yields

🕔Jul 3, 2019Three foliar diseases are expected to affect cotton production in Georgia this year and all of them may become more apparent in July. One of them, Stemphylium leaf spot, is […]

Georgia Corn: Southern Corn Rust Turning Up – Decisions, Options

🕔Jun 26, 2019The extended period of wet weather a week or so ago helped to bring on rust after it was much delayed this year. All corn across the southern Coastal Plain […]

Georgia Cotton: Seedling Diseases and Management

🕔May 7, 2019Seedling Diseases Seedling diseases are widespread but typically not a major problem in Georgia cotton in most years. However, economic loss to seedling diseases can be significant at specific locations, […]

Georgia Peanuts: Digging Ahead of Hurricane Michael – Yes or No?

🕔Oct 8, 2018There is the obvious damage that wind and rain will bring, especially to the cotton crop- lodging cotton and putting lint on the ground. For cotton not yet ready to […]

Georgia Peanut Tour Showcases Southeast Production

🕔Oct 2, 2018When people think of Georgia peanuts, they often think of the thousands of acres planted on the western half of the coastal plain. But the truth is that east Georgia […]

Georgia Cotton: 7 Disease/Nematode Issues – Preparing For 2019

🕔Sep 6, 2018Diseases and nematodes have been much more of a problem in 2018 in cotton than in any other year that I can remember. This was and continues to be largely […]

Georgia Cotton: Target Spot and Areolate Mildew

🕔Aug 10, 2018Target spot and areolate mildew are present in a number of fields this year. At times, target spot and areolate mildew appear late enough in the season that the defoliation […]

Georgia Cotton: Disease Management – Aug. Is an Important Month for This Year and Next

🕔Aug 3, 2018One of the most important components of disease and nematode control in the cotton crop is “timeliness”.  “Timeliness” means deploying the best management tactic to fight diseases and nematodes before […]

Georgia Peanuts: False White Mold – Not a Yield Sapper

🕔Jul 18, 2018Yesterday I came across some mycelium in the peanut field that turned out to be false white mold. There are no BB’s or sclerotia present as in real white mold. […]

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