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Asian Soybean Rust

At this time, Asian Soybean Rust has not been reported in Georgia.  However, as with most crop diseases, conditions are favorable for the development of Asian Soybean Rust and when it appears the disease could develop quickly.  Of course, our weather patterns will be the driving factor behind the spread…
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Target Spot in Cotton

During the past ten years, Target Spot in cotton has continued to increase in Georgia.  Currently, with warm weather, good canopy growth, and scattered rainfall the conditions are favorable for Target Spot.  Of course, when we receive consistent rain showers the cotton experiences better growth and increased periods of leaf…
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Peanut Disease Control

During this time of the season, (50 to 70 days into season) we are at a critical point in our disease management program.  We should continue to maintain our leafspot control programs and implement a good program for prevention of white mold.  We have ideal conditions for disease development and…
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Leafhopper – Burn in Peanuts

This week, while evaluating peanuts, I was reminded of a pest that is fairly common but has sporadic activity in peanuts and one we rarely spray for, the Potato Leaf hopper.  I wanted to share pictures of  hopper burn, a condition that results from leafhopper feeding.  It is important that…
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Cotton Insect Threshold Chart

I wanted to provide a quick reference chart for common pests in cotton and recommended treatment thresholds.  I hope a condensed chart will be useful and save time.  Please refer to the Georgia Pest Management Handbook for cotton insecticide options or call our office at 263-4103 or my cell phone…
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