Florida Peanuts: New, Fungicide, Miravis, Receives Registration

🕔Jun 25, 2018Syngenta has successfully completed the registration process with the Florida Department of Agriculture for a new fungicide for Florida peanut farmers called Miravis.  Miravis is the brand name for Syngenta’s […]

Georgia: Crops at Heightened Disease Risk

🕔May 25, 2018This is a really big week for us in the field, not only with planting but with rain and subsequent disease. We are seeing some seedling disease in Wilcox County […]

Sawyer On Crops: Georgia Cotton – Rhizoctonia – Making Replant Decisions – Audio

🕔May 25, 2018Rhizoctonia is more problematic this year in Georgia cotton than it has been for several years. In this installment of his South Georgia Pine podcast, Andrew Sawyer brings the issue […]

Georgia Peanuts: Early-Season Peanut Disease Checklist

🕔Apr 23, 2018Below is a “checklist” of options and opportunities for establishing strong disease and nematode control for the early part of the season and for laying a foundation that helps to […]

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 […]

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