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Posted on Jun 23, 2020
Lesser Cornstalk Borer Infestations on the Rise
The last two days have brought calls and texts from consultants and county agents finding lesser cornstalk borer (LCB) in Georgia peanut fields. The infestations are not limited to one area of the state, and populations have reached treatable levels in many locations. Scouts should be looking closely for moths,...UGA Peanut Entomology
Posted on Jun 12, 2020
Early Season Scouting Tips for Lesser Cornstalk Borer in Peanut
Lesser cornstalk borer is the most economically important insect pest of peanut in Georgia. In this short video, UGA Peanut Entomologist Mark Abney provides some scouting tips that can help you as you monitor fields for insect activity.UGA Peanut Entomology
Posted on Jun 3, 2020
June Insects in Peanut
June will bring a shift in insect concerns in peanut, and as usual, the weather will play a large role in determining what happens next. April and May insect questions were primarily about thrips, so I will give a short summary of the 2020 thrips situation. Thrips pressure in my...