Plant bugs are being treated and more applications may be necessary, but concerns exist about flaring spider mites and whitefly by taking out beneficial insects too early.
Georgia Pecans: New Triazole Fungicides Show Promise Jun 30, 2020
Triazole (Group 3) fungicides were first labeled and used in pecan production during the 1990s with the introduction of propiconazole (Orbit). Since that time, a number of triazole active ingredients […]
Just a few comments based upon recent phone calls/texts/e-mails:
Stewarding agriculture is a passion that we all have in common and are working every day to achieve. As the world’s population is expected to approach 10 billion people by […]
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.
The last two days have brought calls and texts from consultants and county agents finding lesser cornstalk borer (LCB) in Georgia peanut fields. The infestations are not limited to one […]
Georgia Pecans: Abundant Aphids – What to Do? Jun 23, 2020
Over the past two weeks, I’ve seen yellow aphids, black pecan aphids and black pecan aphid damage in orchards in Southeast Georgia. I’ve also talked with many county agents who […]
Georgia Peanut Tour Cancelled Jun 22, 2020
After much time and effort attempting to make the 34th Annual Peanut Tour happen despite the challenges we are all facing, the Georgia Peanut Tour Committee has made a decision […]
Dr. Kemerait, UGA Plant Pathologist, as of last week, tells us that southern corn rust has been found in Decatur Co., Jeff Davis Co., Bacon Co., and Wayne Co. That […]
Georgia Pecans: Understanding Nut Scab Management Jun 16, 2020
Our extension plant pathologist Jason Brock offers the following recommendations based on Dr. Tim Brenneman’s research regarding nut scab: June through July is a critical time for pecan scab management, […]