Thrips 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 […]
UGA 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 […]
Tomato 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 […]
Some 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 […]
Planting 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 […]
A 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 […]
Tomato spotted wilt is widespread in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina, likely from the warm winter.
Within a month after planting, the peanut crop enters the window where a traditional disease management program begins.
Common 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 […]
This has been a bad year for white mold in peanuts with very favorable disease conditions. Angular leaf spot and bacterial blight have also been much more common in cotton […]