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  • Prepare for Threat of Leaf Spot in Peanuts

    Peanut growers across the Southeast experienced high disease pressure in 2017, a particularly challenging year for late leaf spot. From a cultural practice standpoint, risk factors for late leaf spot include short rotations, late planting slots and susceptible varieties. Field history is an important factor in the development of the disease, so growers who had problems with late leaf spot in 2017 should be vigilant. Growers can get ahead of leaf spot this season by…