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Peanut Update – Threecornered Alfalfa Hopper and Late Season Mn

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. What is the treatment threshold for threecornered alfalfa hopper?  Good question. At this point we don’t really have a good answer linking insect or girdling counts to economic yield … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – 75 DAP

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. Most of the state’s peanut crop is continuing to look good into this latter half of July. We have been fortunate in many places to have received a healthy … Continue reading

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Row Crop Scouting Workshops – 8/1/17 and 8/3/17

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Peanut Update – 60 DAP

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. While some of this year’s peanuts are right at 45 days old, others were planted about 60 days ago. Classically, 60 DAP marks the beginning of the critical period … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – More on Boron

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. In a previous notice we mentioned the importance of Boron application to avoid Boron deficiency (and toxicity) in peanuts. There are lots of different products to choose from, and … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – Corn Earworms

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. A producer recently found corn earworm larvae in a 30 day old peanut field. This is a little more than a month earlier than when we typically see them. … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – Volunteer Peanuts

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. We are still in the first week of June, and while most of the planting is complete, the growing season is just getting started. We often talk about the … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – Start of Bloom

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. Some of the peanuts planted in April are starting to show their first blooms. In addition to signaling the start of the development of eventual peanut seed, bloom is … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: Southern Stem Blight

Last week the question was:  What is this disease growing at the base of this tomato plant? This is a fungal disease called Southern stem blight (Sclerotium rolfsii).  This is the same pathogen that causes white mold in peanuts.  It … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – Vigor

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. There have been some instances of j-rooting and poor vigor this year. Dual has a tendency to get the blame for j-rooting, but often times it is a result … Continue reading

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