Florida Peanuts: Early Season Disease Observations

🕔Jun 28, 2019The peanut field conditions have gone from hot and dry in early June to a mix of wet and dry at the end of the month across much of Florida’s […]

Sawyer On Crops: Thrips Showing Early, Caution Warranted In Peanuts – Podcast

🕔Apr 6, 2018Thrips already are turning up in noticeable numbers in other legume crops, so peanut growers should tread cautiously when planting peanuts, says Andrew Sawyer in this installment of his South […]

Georgia Peanuts: In-Furrow Decisions – Velum Total and Thimet

🕔Mar 12, 2018UGA Extension Pathologist Dr. Bob Kemerait visited us for our Peanut Production Update. He talked about the decisions that we have to make before the furrow closes. Thanks to Turner […]

Tobacco: Spotted Wilt Beats a Path Through Bright Belt

🕔Jun 6, 2017Tomato spotted wilt had appeared earlier in the season in the Type 14 states, but the pace picked up considerably in the week just ended, says J. Michael Moore, Georgia Extension tobacco […]

South Carolina Peanuts: Field Starting to Bloom, Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Showing Up

🕔Jun 2, 2017Some of the peanuts planted in April are starting to show their first blooms. In addition to signaling the start of the development of eventual peanut seed, bloom is also […]

Florida Cotton, Peanuts: Control Options for Thrips

🕔May 19, 2017Planting season is well under way, with some producers nearing completion of peanut, and cotton planting. Annually, thrips are problematic in early panted cotton and peanut. It will be important […]

Georgia Peanuts: Decisions on Thrips and Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus

🕔Mar 30, 2017A major management decision peanut growers will face in 2017 will be how to manage thrips and Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV).  Thrips will be present in virtually every peanut […]

Tobacco: Tomato Spotted Wilt Outbreaks in 3 States

🕔Jun 21, 2016Tomato spotted wilt is widespread in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina, likely from the warm winter.

Georgia Peanuts: Time to Begin Fungicide Programs

🕔Jun 17, 2016Within a month after planting, the peanut crop enters the window where a traditional disease management program begins.

Florida Peanuts: Variety Selection and Pest Management

🕔May 13, 2016Common examples of integrated pest management strategies include manipulation of planting date or row spacing, tillage variations, pesticide use, and variety selection. Most of these are typically used in combination […]

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