Peanut Producers Be Mindful of Potential Disease Development

Clint Thompson Peanuts

By Clint Thompson Peanut harvests are under way across the Southeast. But growers should still be mindful of potential diseases that could impact the crop amid the increased rainfall this month. Wilson Faircloth, agronomic service representative with Syngenta, stresses that producers have come too far to have their crop be overtaken by diseases like white mold and leaf spot. “You’ve …

Disease Management Vital for Peanut Producers

Clint Thompson Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC)

By Clint Thompson The Georgia Peanut Commission and University of Georgia (UGA) Extension caution producers about disease management with harvest season approaching. Bob Kemerait, UGA Extension plant pathologist, discusses white mold and leaf spot, which could be problematic with increased rainfall in certain areas of the state. “This change in weather we’ve had, it’s almost like a light switch in …

When and Where to Apply Provysol Fungicide in Peanuts

Dan Peanuts

The past couple of weeks we’ve talked about resistance issues in peanut fields, and how the new fungicide Provysol provides control of key diseases like leaf spot and rhizoctonia and provides suppression of white mold. But when should you apply it? That’s a question we asked BASF Technical Service Representative, Abraham Fulmer. Learn more about Provysol fungicide on the BASF website.