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No Rest For The Weary

amanda huber

The first workday after the time changed back to daylight savings, my husband came home and plopped down into his easy chair without saying a word. This was not his standard behavior. Usually, he comes in, greets me, maybe we talk a few minutes, and then he’s back out the door and off to the barn to work around the ... Read More »

Valent Excalia Fungicide

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Peanut growers have a new defense against white mold with Excalia fungicide from Valent U.S.A. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency granted federal registration of Excalia, which offers white mold control even under heavy pressure, to help growers prevent the yield loss this difficult disease can cause. According to the most recent Georgia plant disease loss estimate by the University of ... Read More »

The 2019 Disease Risk Index

tomato spotted wilt virus on peanuts

In 2018, losses to tomato spotted wilt across the peanut production region of the southeastern United States increased slightly from estimated losses from 2017. Losses associated with spotted wilt were approximately 3 percent in 2017 and 3.5 percent in 2018, though tomato spotted wilt was more severe in some fields than in others. Growers can successfully manage this disease, and ... Read More »