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Posted on Mar 18, 2021
Discussing Peanut Insects
It rained today, and the next couple days will be a great time to catch up on some UGA Peanut Team information as you get ready for the 2021 peanut season. This in-field interview with Mark Abney was produced by our friends at Florida for their winter grower meeting. If...UGA Peanut Entomology
Posted on Sep 18, 2020
Scouting Caterpillars in Peanut
This short video demonstrates how to sample peanuts for foliage feeding caterpillars. Since velvetbean caterpillars and soybean loopers are currently present in Georgia, there is still time to use this information to help make management decisions. If you have any questions about insect management in peanut, contact your local University...UGA Peanut Entomology
Posted on Aug 31, 2020
Velvetbean Caterpillars Abundant in Georgia Peanut
Georgia peanut growers need to check their fields this week for velvetbean caterpillar (VBC) infestations. Moths have been present for several weeks, and populations of caterpillars are now at threshold in many fields. A field of mine that has not been treated with insecticide was averaging 20 caterpillars per row...