Alabama Cotton, Peanuts: 4 Late Season Disease Considerations Sep 15, 2020

🕔Sep 15, 2020
Late season foliar and soilborne peanut diseases continue to be problem in Alabama due to conducive weather. Peanut rust has been found on non-treated plants in research trials in Headland. […]

Alabama Cotton: Hard Luck – Hardlock and Boll Rot Sep 3, 2020

🕔Sep 3, 2020
Recent rains and overcast conditions have caused hardlock and boll rot in many fields. Both commonly appear when lower canopy bolls open during periods of rain or extremely high humidity […]

Alabama Cotton, Peanuts: Scout Fields for Fungal Diseases Sep 2, 2020

🕔Sep 2, 2020
Due to the warm, wet weather, fungal diseases continue to be an issue for Alabama cotton. Cotton producers should continue to scout their cotton fields for areolate mildew and target […]

Arkansas: Gordon Prompts Accelerated Rice Harvest; Cotton Boll Rot Fret Sep 11, 2018

🕔Sep 11, 2018
Rice harvest in Arkansas accelerated last week, spurred by the approach of Tropical Storm Gordon’s remnants, and this week, farmers are hoping for dry weather to get cotton bolls open […]

Alabama: Cotton Boll Rot – Potential Causes, Management Considerations Oct 28, 2016

🕔Oct 28, 2016
Boll Rot in cotton is a frequent issue in Alabama, and when growers notice it in their fields around harvest time questions invariable arise: what caused Boll Rot  in my […]

Alabama Cotton: Hardlock and Boll Rot in 2016 Oct 28, 2016

🕔Oct 28, 2016
Earlier, I received a call from the BASF sales representative in South Alabama.  Apparently, he has gotten complaints from producers in the Jay, FL up through Atmore, AL are about […]

Georgia: Cotton, Soybeans, Peanuts – Late Season Disease Considerations Sep 27, 2016

🕔Sep 27, 2016
Georgia is really starting to get busy with harvest as growers are full throttle digging peanuts and defoliating cotton, but that doesn’t mean disease season is quite over yet.

Mississippi Cotton: Keep Watch for Target Spot, Boll Rot, Bacterial Blight Aug 22, 2016

🕔Aug 22, 2016
Numerous calls have been received in the past week regarding the initiation of boll rot. The environmental conditions at present remain conducive for the development of boll rot.

Mississippi Cotton: Boll Rot Not Always Caused by Bacterial Blight Oct 31, 2014

🕔Oct 31, 2014
Caution should be taken when blaming all boll rot on bacterial blight simply because the disease was so widespread during 2014.

Georgia Cotton: Wet Weather Causing Boll Rot, Hard Lock Sep 19, 2014

🕔Sep 19, 2014
There have been a lot of wet, rainy conditions during boll opening and it’s not good for the crop, with a lot of instances of boll rot and hard lock.

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