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 […]

Florida Peanuts: Time to Scout for Disease Symptoms

🕔Jul 31, 2017The rainy June and July have been both a blessing and a curse.  A blessing because the crops have not suffered for lack of water and a curse for peanut […]

Georgia Peanuts, Cotton, Soybeans: Conditions Perfect for Disease Development

🕔Jul 21, 2017Weather conditions are absolutely perfect now for white mold and leaf spot diseases of peanut, and bacterial blight of cotton, and also for diseases of soybeans to include soybean rust and […]

Texas Upper Coast Cotton: What Is Causing Pre-Mature Defoliation?

🕔Jul 17, 2017Cotton fields in Upper Coast counties of Texas that are experiencing browning or bronzing of the foliage (Figure 1), often accompanied by defoliation, usually have leaf spots.  There can be […]

South Carolina Peanuts: Time to Manage White Mold, Leaf Spot; Leafhoppers Are Active

🕔Jun 30, 2017While some of this year’s peanuts are right at 45 days old, others were planted about 60 days ago. Classically, 60 DAP marks the beginning of the critical period to […]

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 […]

California Small Grains: Leaf Disease Showing Up with the Wet Weather

🕔Apr 10, 2017With the wet weather that has already marked this growing season and more rain in the forecast for parts of California, we have been keeping a close eye on disease […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Tan Spot and Leaf Disease Showing Up

🕔Mar 17, 2017Wheat diseases in Oklahoma have been sparse. Wheat around Stillwater (STW) is at growth stage 6 or 7 and is showing good growth. On March 9, I looked at wheat […]

Georgia: Cotton, Soybeans, Peanuts – Late Season Disease Considerations

🕔Sep 27, 2016Georgia 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.

South Dakota Wheat Planting: Plan Ahead to Effectively Manage Diseases

🕔Aug 24, 2016A number of diseases can develop in winter wheat and their effective management involves taking some actions before planting. Some of the diseases that can develop during the fall include […]

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