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Disease Notes from Bob Kemerait

Cotton: We have three diseases of significant importance in the field right now. 1. Boll rot. The rain and heavy vegetative growth we have seen this year has created perfect conditions for fungal boll rot. We are seeing a lot of it. We are not seeing a lot of bacterial…
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Upcoming Events and Peanut Maturity Times

Peanut Maturity Clinic: In the past I have tried to limit peanut maturity clinics to certain times of the day. I do like to reserve times where I will schedule nothing else and I am willing to meet outside these times on per request. I will schedule peanut maturity clinics…
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Turner County Cotton Defoliation Meeting Details

On Tuesday, September 4th, at 7:30 A.M. there will be a Turner County Cotton Defoliation meeting at the Turner County Extension office. Breakfast will be provided. UGA Cotton Agronomist, Jared Whitaker, will be the speaker. We have not had a defoliation meeting since I have been here and I really…
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Cotton Pest Update

Before I describe pest pressure in the cotton crop, I would like to say that no two fields are similar and scouting is a must for good management of a crop. I don’t care if you do it personally, or hire a scout, just as long as it gets scouted…
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