Plant 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 […]
The Colquitt County Extension will be hosting a Cotton Defoliation and Peanut Harvest Meeting on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. This meeting will start at noon and will be held at […]
Two consecutive weeks of rainfall in Georgia stunted the growth of the state’s peanut crop and created ideal conditions for diseases in vegetable fields, leaving farmers scrambling to decide what […]
Dry conditions forced farmers into tough decisions about when and how to plant peanuts in the absence of rain and shallow soil moisture. Andrew Sawyer takes on that subject in […]
We have been planting peanuts and cotton for two weeks now, and it is really getting dry and dusty. Our moisture moving down further below the surface. With cotton we […]
Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Peanuts, sponsored by Arysta LifeScience. Owen Taylor, Editor (601-992-9488) Larry Stalcup, Southwest Editor (806-356-6098) Subscribe to this report Sclerotinia and leaf spot are […]
Better rainfall patterns continue to bring along dryland acres in portions of the lower Southeast, but seasonal drought patterns persist in places. Sampling could start in northern Florida in the […]
Tomato spotted wilt virus has become more obvious in parts of the Southeast. White mold also has gained more attention in the Southeast over the last week or so.
After a late start with planting, a calendar won’t be a very good guide when it comes to managing peanuts this year. That’s true pretty much from Texas to the […]
As expected in the lower Southeast, quality with early loads is way below what anybody wants to see. Drought, soil insects and spider mites also have worked against yields.