Georgia Peanuts: Managing Leaf Spot With Possible Shortage of Chlorothalonil

🕔Mar 16, 2018In 2018, there is the possibility that peanut growers may face a shortage of chlorothalonil (brand names Bravo, Echo, others). In addition to this, many growers are also not able […]

Georgia Cotton: Nematodes Waking Up with Warmer Temps

🕔Mar 14, 2018Mother Nature’s freezing January temperatures reduced nematode buildup in southern Georgia fields. But warmer temperatures this spring could spark nematode activity, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist […]

Sawyer On Crops: Is This Winter Building More Peanut Disease For ’18?

🕔Dec 21, 2017  Will this be a warmer, drier winter than usual? And, if so, what does that mean in terms of crop diseases in 2018 — peanut disease, in particular? In […]

Georgia: Target Spot in Cotton, White Mold in Peanuts, Watch for Soybean Rust

🕔Aug 4, 2017The current weather is very favorable for development of target spot and also spread of bacterial blight in cotton. There are reports of white mold and some leaf spot in […]

Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center Field Day, Midville, Aug. 9

🕔Aug 3, 2017Applied research related to four of the state’s major row crops will be presented to southeast Georgia farmers at the annual Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center (SGREC) Field Day […]

Georgia: Irrigation Field Day, Camilla, July 27

🕔Jul 21, 2017University of Georgia research on the use of irrigation in high-value Georgia crops, like cotton, peanuts, soybeans and corn, will be at the center of the annual field day at […]

Georgia: Too Much Rain; Southern Corn Rust Spreads, Scout Cotton and Peanuts for Diseases

🕔Jun 30, 2017It’s hard to say we don’t want more rain, but more and more we’re saying just that. Southern rust is becoming more active, while conditions are perfect for target spot […]

Georgia Corn: Southern Corn Rust Confirmed

🕔Jun 5, 2015Southern corn rust has now been confirmed in Georgia in a field in Mitchell County, according to an advisory from Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia Extension Plant Pathologist. “Thanks to […]

Georgia: Question of the Week – Fungicide Killing Plant Disease

🕔Mar 12, 2015Last week in the photo, Dr. Bob Kemerait had a slide with lots of good info about sites where fungicides kill plant diseases.

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