Georgia Peanuts: Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus a Significant Problem in 2019 Oct 21, 2019

🕔Oct 21, 2019University of Georgia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait cautions Georgia peanut producers in the midst of harvesting this year’s crop that it’s never too early to look ahead to […]

Florida Peanuts: Why Is There So Much Spotted Wilt This Year? Aug 23, 2019

🕔Aug 23, 2019Ten years ago, I stood in a peanut field planted in late April surveying significant damage from spotted wilt.  One year later in 2010, and for the next 8 years, […]

Florida Peanuts: Early Season Disease Observations Jun 28, 2019

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2017

🕔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, 2017

🕔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, 2017

🕔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, 2017

🕔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, 2016

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

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