Georgia Peanuts: Thrips and Tomato Spotted wilt Virus Control Jul 15, 2020

🕔Jul 15, 2020
Come August, the state’s peanut growers will either be reaping the payoff of their spring efforts to control for tomato spotted wilt virus, or they will be planning ways to […]

Georgia Peanuts: Early Season Thrips Management Apr 15, 2020

🕔Apr 15, 2020
Getting ready to plant peanuts should also mean getting ready to manage thrips and Tomato Spotted Wilt (TSWV). Three of the most important and easy to adjust thrips/TSWV management tactics […]

Florida Peanuts: Don’t Be Surprised by Spotted Wilt Virus Apr 6, 2020

🕔Apr 6, 2020
We have all been surprised and stunned by the rapid spread of the coronavirus all around the world and even into our own neighborhoods.  Like many of you, I pray […]

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

🕔Oct 21, 2019
University 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, 2019
Ten 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, 2019
The 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, 2018
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 […]

Georgia Peanuts: In-Furrow Decisions – Velum Total and Thimet Mar 12, 2018

🕔Mar 12, 2018
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 […]

Tobacco: Spotted Wilt Beats a Path Through Bright Belt Jun 6, 2017

🕔Jun 6, 2017
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 […]

South Carolina Peanuts: Field Starting to Bloom, Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Showing Up Jun 2, 2017

🕔Jun 2, 2017
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 […]

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