UGA Extension Cook County

Soil Temps and Peanut Herbicides, Fungicide Info

Soil Temperatures and Planting

Below are desired soil temps needed for corn, peanuts, cotton and soybean.  These temperatures need to be an average among several days without threat of colder temperatures in the future.

Peanut at 4″ soil depth should be consistent 68 degrees minimum.
Cotton at 2″ soil depth should be consistent 65 degrees minimum.
Soybean at 2″ soil depth should be consistent 68 degrees minimum.

Below are latest soil temps from Moultrie weather station.


Peanut Herbicide Program – From 2019 Quick Reference Guide

Managing Tropical Spiderwort in Peanuts – From 2019 Quick Reference Guide

Peanut Fungicide Info – From 2019 Quick Reference Guide

Here are examples of peanut fungicide programs and the list does not include all possible products. Generic azoxystrobin products exist as do many generic formations of tebuconazole.

2018 Cook Co Peanut Fungicide Trial Data

Here are some results from 2018 Cook County Peanut Fungicide Trial.  These charts only show only white mold fungicides used in each program.