I have had a few questions about starting a peanut fungicide program on slow growing or late planted peanuts recently. The rule of thumb date I typically use is if […]
As cotton and peanut producers begin to plan their defoliation and digging dates, diseases continue to be active in Alabama. In peanuts, early and late spots and white mold continue […]
Fields have dried out somewhat allowing for the resumption of field activities previously halted by saturated conditions. This is fortunate since both insect and fungal pests appear to be on […]
Right now most peanut growers are deciding when to apply the first leaf spot fungicide and which fungicide to use. The recommendation the past few years has been to start […]
Due to the warm, wet weather, fungal diseases continue to be an issue for Alabama cotton. Cotton producers should continue to scout their cotton fields for areolate mildew and target […]
The biggest concern this week for producers is the potential landfall of either Hurricane Marco or tropical storm Laura. As of Sunday August 23, the latest tracks show both storms […]
Recognizing that there is likely a good chance the storm will affect us early next week, peanut growers should consider timely fungicide applications ahead of the storm. Also, you should […]
Georgia: Disease Pressure Increasing in Most Crops Jul 22, 2020
Bob Kemerait, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist, provides a brief update on the current disease situations in soybeans, corn, peanuts, and cotton.
Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Although our southern groundhog, Gen. Beauregard Lee, did not see his shadow this year, all signs point to an early Spring. Peanut producers are preparing for […]
For the last couple of weeks I’ve been getting asked about leaf spots in cotton and the majority of them have been leaf spot complex.