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Irrigation Info and Late Season Peanut Disease Management

LATE SEASON PEANUT DISEASE MANAGEMENT Lots of white mold in peanuts now as weather conditions have been almost perfect for white mold in peanuts this year. Here are some comments from Kemeriat about late season peanut disease management: “Three weeks to go until you are projected to dig the peanuts…
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Peanut Maturity

The Cook County Extension Office will be checking peanuts to estimate digging dates.  You can bring your peanut samples by the Cook Co Extension office or I’m set up to do it at your location. Either way, call me to do this when you are ready 229-507-8862.  I have no…
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Snails in Pecans

This is from UGA Pecan Entomologist Dr. Angel Acebes Doria. In recent days, we have heard several reports of snails associated with young irrigated pecan trees. They have been seen congregating on tree trunks and on the foliage. Some have reported seeing snails in and around irrigation emitters. Normally, snails…
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Lesser Cornstalk Borers (LCB) in Peanuts

These are more likely to be found in hot dry weather; in skippy stands, with lots of dirt showing (especially deep sands); non irrigated fields. We cannot keep bare soil wet enough to eliminate the pest with irrigation.Once the row middles are covered, we generally see fewer LCB if rainfall…
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2019 Cook Co Peanut Fungicide Trial Info

Lots of interest in peanut fungicides now that its time to start spraying. Here are the peanut fungicide programs evaluated last year, their costs and white mold ratings. Lots more info on this trial than what is shown here. call me if you want more information. Tucker 229-507-8862
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Dicamba Update

From Dr. Stanley Culpepper, Dicamba (A. S. Culpepper).  On June 8, 2020 the U.S. EPA released critical information on Engenia, Fexapan, and XtendiMax. The entire release can be found at https://www.epa.gov/newsreleases/epa-offers-clarity-farmers-light-recent-court-vacatur-dicamba-registrations Please visit the website for details; however, below are the details of the order: “Details of the Order EPA’s…
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Southern Corn Rust

Southern corn rust found in Madison Co. FL yesterday (June 3) just south of the Georgia line.  With approaching weather this weekend, I advise growers in Deep South Central and deep Southeast Georgia to consider a fungicide application if their corn is nearing tassel or beyond. Fungicides like Tebuconazole and…
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Peanut Disease Risk and Fungicide Information

Peanut Rx Calculator is a tool you can use to determine spotted wilt, leaf spot, and white mold risks according to your production practices. click HERE for Peanut Rx Calculator. Peanut Industry Fungicide Programs (like below) click HERE. 2019 Cook County Peanut Fungicide Trial Data Please call me if you…
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