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Garden Fleahopper Posted by on Aug 28, 2017

It has been a while since anyone asked me about garden fleahopper in peanut, but this is the time of year when they begin to get noticed. After a couple years with more fleahoppers than “normal”, populations in Georgia peanut fields in 2016 were typically low or nonexistent. We are...

Scouting Peanuts for Caterpillars Posted by on Aug 11, 2017

Velvetbean caterpillar (VBC) numbers are on the rise across south Georgia, and this is a good time to remind growers who may not have a professional crop consultant or scout that they need to check their fields for insect pests. Velvetbean caterpillar populations should be relatively easy to manage, but...

Hopper Burn Posted by on Aug 7, 2017

I haveĀ  received some nice pictures of “hopper burn” on peanuts over the last week. The insect responsible for this damage is the potato leaf hopper (PLH). It is a tiny, bright yellow-green insect that feeds on the mid-vein of the leaf causing the characteristic “v” shaped yellowing at the...

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50th American Peanut Research and Education Society Annual Meeting Williamsburg, VA at Doubletree Hotel 07/10/2018 - 07/12/2018
Southern Peanut Growers Conference 07/19/2018 - 07/22/2018
Sunbelt Expo Field Day Moultrie, GA at Spence Field 07/24/2018

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