Georgia Peanuts: Scout Fields for Lesser Cornstalk Borers, Spider Mites

🕔Jul 19, 2019As I drive across the state I see areas that have obviously received decent rainfall over the past month. On the other hand, there has been no measurable rain at […]

Georgia Peanuts: Ideal Conditions for Lesser Cornstalk Borer

🕔Jun 7, 2019Lesser cornstalk borer (LCB) is the most destructive insect pest of peanut in the Southeast, and it thrives in hot, dry conditions. It doesn’t get a whole lot hotter or […]

Alabama Peanuts: Insects Slowly Building, Keep Scouting

🕔Jul 20, 2018Rains have continued for the most part in Alabama with almost none of the key peanut production areas marked as drought on the US Drought Monitor website. This is good […]

Florida Peanuts: Lesser Cornstalk Borers – 8 Management Questions

🕔Jun 25, 2018Earlier this week, lesser cornstalk borer (LCB) damage was observed in Suwanee, Columbia, and Marion counties in Florida. In all cases, the peanut vines had not lapped, and the only […]

Georgia Peanuts: Scout for Lesser Cornstalk Borer, Southern Corn Rootworm

🕔Jun 19, 2018In spite of the consistent rainfall that much of Georgia’s peanut growing region received from mid-May through early June, I have received several reports of fields at threshold for lesser […]

Alabama Peanuts: Weather and Insects – Major Shifts in Pest Activity, Abundance

🕔Sep 5, 2017This report is based on continuous insect monitoring information (May to August) using sticky wing pheromone traps. In this article we have also compared insect counts from 2016 (a drought […]

Alabama Peanuts: Caterpillar Numbers on the Rise

🕔Aug 15, 2017The Alabama Peanut IPM program conducts routine pest monitoring using sticky wing traps from various locations statewide. Based on trap catches from May to August 2017, it is evident that […]

Alabama Peanuts: Decline in Moth Activity, Watch for Three-Cornered Alfalfa Hoppers

🕔Jul 28, 2017This report is based on sticky wing pheromone trap catches from 16 locations and direct crop scouting, along with information from producer calls. The overall population trends (see charts at […]

Alabama Soybeans: Scouting for Insect Pests

🕔Jun 30, 2017Producers are making their way back into the field after more than two weeks of heavy rains and flooding. Many producers had to decide whether to continue with a damaged […]

Florida Peanuts: 4 Pests to Watch for

🕔Jun 27, 2017There has been a little more talk lately about the insect situation in our crops and Extension specialists have issued a few updates for us to pay attention to.

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