🕔Jun 24, 2015
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 […]
More peanut harvest activity is underway in the lower Southeast. Midsouth farmers have started digging a few fields, too.
Peanut harvest has started in Alabama and Georgia in stressed dryland fields, with limited digging in irrigated fields. The drought has taken a toll. Some fields will be abandoned.
Drought and drought-related insects continue to degrade dryland peanut yield potential in parts of the lower Southeast. Hotter weather has added to the misery and is further stressing the crop.
Drought conditions have settled over parts of the lower Southeast. At one south Georgia weather station, the total rainfall for July was less than a half-inch. Dry soils continue to […]
More worm applications started in parts of the Southeast over the last week. Velvetbean caterpillars and soybean loopers are showing up in Georgia earlier than usual, a couple of our […]
Lesser cornstalk borers have developed into a bigger problem than usual in parts of Georgia. Foliage feeders of various kinds are turning up in the lower Southeast. In places, worms […]
Worms are turning up in peanuts in parts of the Southeast. Some treatments have been made.
Timely rains in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico are giving irrigation systems a rest. With ample moisture, the focus now shifts to weed management. The rains will help flush away […]