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2020 Peanut Seed Quality, Seed Treatment Issue

We have received many questions in recent days pertaining to the quality issues facing our peanut seed supply in 2020 and relative performance of seed treatments Dynasty PD and Rancona.  Below is the information that you need to know now; as more information is developed we will pass it to…
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Peanut Post-emergence weed control and tank mixing

Peanut Post-emergence Weed Control and Tank Mixing Jun 20, 2019 | Written by Bryce Sutherland We are in the 30-45 days after planting range for a lot of peanuts in the county. A lot of people are going to use Cadre + 2,4-DB based off the phone calls. If grass is an issue in your…
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Thrips Injury and Acephate Rates for Peanut

Thrips Injury and Acephate Rates for Peanut – Worth County Extension May 24, 2019 Please read below from the UGA Peanut Entomology Blog on Thrips Injury and Acephate Rate in peanut. You can subscribe to this blog for updates here: https://site.extension.uga.edu/peanutent/ Over the years several folks have asked why there is a difference…
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August 2022 Peanut Irrigation Update

August 2022 Peanut Pointers-Irrigation UpdateBy David Hall, Jason Mallard, and Wesley PorterJune was very hot and dry and provided some challenges, while it turned wet in certain areas of thestate. While, some areas have gotten rainfall, others have remained dry. The last week of July turnedhot and dry again. If…
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August Peanut Insect Update – Dr. Abney

August Peanut PointersMark Abney, Peanut Entomologist, UGAThe peanut insect management talk in August will most likely revolve around foliage feeding caterpillars.There are soybean loopers, velvetbean caterpillars, redneck peanut worms, a variety of armyworms,corn earworm and tobacco budworm, and a few odd ball species out in the peanut patch this week….
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August Peanut Pointers – Agronomy/Maturity Update Dr. Monfort

August Peanut PointersScott Monfort, Extension Peanut Agronomist, UGAThe crop condition has improved dramatically over the last month as a result of the continual rain andwarm conditions. The one thing on everyone’s mind is Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV). Another thing grower’s need to keep in mind is some of these…
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Foliage Feeders in Peanuts and Cotton Pest

If you would like to be added to my remind text messages Follow link https://www.remind.com/join/benhillex Or Text @benhillex to 81010 it is free of charge Peanuts I have received a few calls on foliage feeders in peanuts. Threshold counts and proper identification are important when it comes to foliage feeders….
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“Cracking” Time Again on Peanuts (Prostko)

“Cracking” Time Again on Peanuts (Prostko) Many peanut growers are in the field right now making “cracking” applications of paraquat (whether they really need it or not?).  I always get tons of questions about product use rates.  Check out these pictures from earlier today.  These are rates I have been…
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Peanut Achievement Club Entries due by April 1st, 2022

SUBJECT:      2021-22 Georgia Peanut Achievement Club Rules and Guidelines It is time to prepare entries for the 2022 Georgia Peanut Achievement Club (GPAC).  We are expecting some very worthy entries with outstanding yields from the 2021 growing season. PLEASE NOTE RULES FOR DETERMINING WINNERS: There will be 15 winners chosen…
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July Peanut Pointers

July Peanut PointersBy Scott Monfort ()The early peanut crop (May 1st) is nearing the 100-day mark. To date, growers in Tifton havereceived over 44 inches of rain for the year and 24 inches since April 1st. Average temperaturessince April 1st have been 1-2 degrees cooler compared to the last 4-5…
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