Georgia Peanuts: Harvest Injury from Burrower Bugs, Rootworms

🕔Oct 9, 2018Very few things are as frustrating as delivering 5000+ pound per acre peanuts to the buying point and having them grade “Seg 2” because of insect injury, and when it […]

Georgia Peanuts: Conditions Favorable for Southern Corn Rootworm

🕔Aug 3, 2018Conditions continue to be favorable for southern corn rootworm (SCR) development across much of Georgia’s 2018 peanut acreage. SCR is a pest that requires moist soil conditions, and we typically […]

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 […]

Georgia Peanuts: Insect Pressure Generally Light but Beware Potential Threats

🕔Aug 10, 2016Drs. Monfort, Srinivasan, and I spent several days last week walking peanut fields to get a measure of how severe tomato spotted wilt is in this year’s crop. Incidence of […]

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