Bacon County Ag Update

Tobacco thrips Monitoring: March 30-April 13

Tobacco thrips numbers declined at five of our six trapping locations last week. This does not mean that thrips flights are over or that peanuts are safe from injury. Thrips dispersal is still occurring, and seedling peanuts emerging over the next couple of weeks will be exposed to adult thrips…
Read More

Thrips Monitoring in Peanut

Below is an update from Dr. Mark Abney, UGA Peanut Entomologist. It will come as no surprise to anyone who has been walking through peanut and cotton fields over the last seven days, but tobacco thrips are still on the move. While there is no definitive answer to the question…
Read More

Peanut Entomology Update

Here is what is being seen by Mark Abney, UGA Peanut entomologist around the state. As I ride around South Georgia visiting research plots, I am seeing areas that have had good rainfall recently and some areas that are quickly getting dry. Insect pressure is variable around the state right now. We…
Read More