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White Mold

Bob Kemerait, UGA In my 22 years as an Extension specialist at the University of Georgia, I cannot remember a season more favorable for white mold on peanuts than this one. (White mold, also known as “stem rot” and “southern blight”, is caused by the fungal pathogen Sclerotium rolfsii.) From…
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Chlorpyrifos Revoked by EPA

The US EPA announced today that it will revoke all tolerances for chlorpyrifos. This will take effect 6 months after the final rule is published in the Federal Register. I do not know how long that will take, but I expect a matter of weeks. The link below will take…
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Cotton & Peanuts – Wet or Water Logged Soil

This information was revised from July of 2013 (Whitaker, Collins, Harris & Culpepper) – since our cotton crop was planted over a very long window we have many different cotton ages across the county. Excessive amounts of rainfall have occurred in several areas of the cotton growing region in Georgia…
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Peanut Rx : Online & on Your Phone

You can find Peanut Rx 2021 at https://peanutrx.org, and on our UGA Peanut website peanuts.caes.uga.edu. Some notes from Bob Kemerait for ease of use:  When you first open the page (First picture attached), you will be directed immediately to the “Quick Risk Tool” where you enter your selection for each…
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2021 Virtual Peanut Production Meetings

Registration is now open for the 2021 Virtual Peanut Production Meetings. You must register to view and participate. To register click on the link or picture below. You choose the meeting date that fits your schedule and enter your information. A confirmation email will be delivered to you after registration….
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