Georgia Peanuts: Time to Scout for Lesser Cornstalk Borer Jun 20, 2022

🕔Jun 20, 2022
Regardless of whatever else has to be done on the farm in South Georgia over the next fourteen days, one thing that needs to happen is scouting peanut fields for […]

Florida Peanuts: Insects, Fungal Pests on the Rise Aug 3, 2021

🕔Aug 3, 2021
Fields have dried out somewhat allowing for the resumption of field activities previously halted by saturated conditions. This is fortunate since both insect and fungal pests appear to be on […]

Georgia Peanuts: Insect Management Considerations – Video Mar 22, 2021

🕔Mar 22, 2021
Now is a great time to catch up on some UGA Peanut Team information as you get ready for the 2021 peanut season. This in-field interview with Mark Abney was produced […]

Georgia Peanuts: Scouting for Key Pest – Podcast Jul 20, 2020

🕔Jul 20, 2020
As we are halfway through the peanut growing season headed towards harvest, pest management is the key to quality yields. Depending on the type and number of pests, peanut yields […]

Georgia Peanuts: Thrips and Tomato Spotted wilt Virus Control Jul 15, 2020

🕔Jul 15, 2020
Come August, the state’s peanut growers will either be reaping the payoff of their spring efforts to control for tomato spotted wilt virus, or they will be planning ways to […]

Georgia Peanuts: Early Season Scouting Tips for Lesser Cornstalk Borer – Video Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
Lesser cornstalk borer is the most economically important insect pest of peanut in Georgia. In this short video, UGA Peanut Entomologist Mark Abney provides some scouting tips that can help […]

Georgia Peanuts: Lesser Cornstalk Borers Present, Scout Fields Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
I got reports of tobacco budworm and lesser cornstalk borer (LCB) infestations in peanut this week. Neither of these is unexpected, but they are good reminders that we need to […]

Georgia Peanuts: Dealing with Snails Apr 29, 2020

🕔Apr 29, 2020
After several inches of rain last week an interesting observation was made where peanuts were recently planted.  Snails were present in high numbers in this conventionally tilled field. Normally, we […]

Georgia Peanuts: Early Season Thrips Management Apr 15, 2020

🕔Apr 15, 2020
Getting ready to plant peanuts should also mean getting ready to manage thrips and Tomato Spotted Wilt (TSWV). Three of the most important and easy to adjust thrips/TSWV management tactics […]

Georgia Peanuts: Large Numbers of VBC – Also, Scout for Lessers Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019
Velvetbean caterpillars (VBC) have arrived in large numbers in some Georgia peanut fields over the past couple weeks. Peanuts that are 70 to 90 days after planting are likely to […]

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