Florida Peanuts: Leaf Spot Defoliation – To Dig or Not to Dig?

🕔Oct 8, 2018When it comes time to dig peanuts at the end of the growing season, many things influence how many pods make it into the basket. Research by Dan Anco and […]

Georgia Peanuts: Farmers Considering Early Harvest

🕔Sep 13, 2018Plant diseases, like leaf spot and white mold, are forcing Georgia peanut farmers to consider moving their harvest times up a few days, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Hot Conditions Favor Southern Blight

🕔Jul 25, 2018Currently, the 2018 Arkansas peanut crop is looking good to excellent. The majority of the peanut fields range in maturity from full pod to beginning seed (Fig. 1). Blooming has […]

Virginia Peanuts: iPiPE and Disease Advisories

🕔Jun 29, 2018Especially with all the wet weather we have been having in much of the region, it is time to start thinking about peanut diseases. We do not typically see a […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Southern Blight, Leaf Spot Management

🕔Jun 25, 2018Based on the current estimates there has been about 29,000 acres of peanut planted in Arkansas, which is similar to that of the 2017 cropping season.  The peanut crop ranges […]

Georgia Crops: Conditions Perfect for Disease

🕔Jun 19, 2018Here is our corn in the field. It is silking now and may have less issues than any other crop right now. Sunshine is helping with pollination. Silks come out […]

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 […]

Peanut Rx Guide Updated for 2018

🕔Mar 21, 2018The new edition of the 2018 Peanut Rx is now available. The Spotted Wilt Index and the Peanut Fungal Disease Risk Index were successfully combined in 2005 to produce the […]

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 […]

West Texas Cotton: What Is Causing Late Season Defoliation?

🕔Oct 5, 2017Many cotton fields in the High Plains and Rolling Plains of Texas are experiencing browning or bronzing of the foliage (Figure 1), often accompanied by premature defoliation.  Several leaf spots […]

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