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UGA Peanut Variety Trials, 2014-2019 Data

Last week Dr. Scott Monfort, UGA Peanut Agronomist, shared graphs ahead of the upcoming statewide County Peanut Production meetings. These graphs, posted below, compare data collected in Tifton over the past six years between varieties and row configuration. The Crisp Co Peanut Production Meeting is Mon, Jan 27th @ Noon…
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Hurricane Ian Update

Take home on peanuts and cotton: On peanuts, Dr. Scott Monfort:  “Only dig the risky fields from disease, poor stem strength etc, over mature with nuts coming loose in hull. If vines are healthy leave them in the ground until the storm passes.” On cotton, Dr. Camp Hand:  “If your…
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Row Crop Disease Pictures

Peanuts: Late leaf spot and peanut rust in concert together. Probably too late to do anything in this field, other than to decide if the severity of disease affects digging date. Brick red-orange fruiting structures (perithecia) at the soil line on pegs and stems and crown- Cylindrocladium black rot on…
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Cotton & Peanut Update

Blasted many O6G and some 12Y so far, most look on-time (i.e.- 135-150 days for O6 and 145-160 for 12Y). Please let me know if you want peanuts blasted to check maturity. Cotton Defoliation, Dr. Camp Hand: “With all of the regrowth we have it will be important to back…
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UGA Peanut Pointers – September

Contents (various authors): Water Requirements vs Water Supplied End of Season Irrigation Weather and Climate Outlook Digger-Shaker-Inverter Setup Late Season Disease Control Excerpts from articles: Water Requirement vs Water Supplied (a different perspective)R. Scott Tubbs & Wesley M. Porter, UGA Oh, the difference a few days can make! It is…
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Longleaf Event, Bull Test Deadline, and Row Crop Disease Pics

Longleaf workshop in Statesboro – Oct 11-12: Tifton Bull Test Entry Deadline – September 1st: UGA Site: https://beef.caes.uga.edu/programs/live-animal-programs/georgia-bull-evaluation-centers.html Cotton “Tiger Striping:” Cylindrocladium Black Rot (CBR) on Peanuts: Bob K: “Best management of CBR occurs using PROPULSE in-furrow at planting. The most important management strategy now later in the season is…
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Peanut Blasting – Maturity Calendars – 2022

Reusing article from last year: Historically I’ve started receiving samples to blast in late August and we’re already there. I’m ready to blast whenever you’re interested. Please give me a call (229-417-7062) once you’re ready to check your fields and I’ll blast samples. I can pull them or you can drop…
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Row Crop Disease Pictures

More Pics/Texts to/from Dr. Bob Kemerait’s phone: Note the large, circular sunken lesion at the top of the boll; note the new, dark green water-soaked lesion starting at the bottom of the boll. The bacteria that cause this disease are EASILY spread by rain and irrigation splash. Excellent example of…
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UGA Peanut Pointers – August

Excerpts from the latest Peanut Pointers Newsletter (Various Authors): Weather & Climate Outlook – Pam Knox Disease Update – Bob Kemerait Runner-Type Average Maturity – Scott Monfort Insect Update – Mark Abney Spray Volume and Droplet Size Considerations – Simer Virk Irrigation Update – David Hall, Jason Mallard, and Wesley…
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Cotton & Peanut Symptoms

Pictures/text, from/sent to Bob K’s phone: Picture of areolate mildew, note the sporulation on the leaves. Target spot on cotton is severe in some areas of the state and is resulting in severe defoliation. Current conditions perfect for it! Stemphylium leaf spot on cotton showing up now in many areas-…
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