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Latest from the UGA Peanut Entomology Blog
Don’t be Alarmed by the White-lined Burrower Bug Posted by on Apr 17, 2018

  Everyone in the peanut industry in Georgia knows that burrower bugs are bad. That is why I get several calls each spring from folks who have found burrower bugs in their fields and are understandably concerned. Sometimes the offending creature is the peanut burrower bug, but most of the...

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...

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Peanut News
Peanut IL tweaks RFP

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut has dropped a request that project proposals initially explain how they will use outputs from commissioned projects, since the details of those commissioned projects are not yet available.

Published 04/05/2018
Project RFPs

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut Research is calling for concept notes in two Areas of Inquiry: varietal development and value-added gains.

Published 03/15/2018

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Peanut Team Events
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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