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Early Blueberry Rust

We have received numerous field reports of early (late March) blueberry rust in 2016, likely as a result of a milder than average winter and the recent heavy rainfall observed in many blueberry production areas.  It is a good time to start scouting for rust if you have not already…
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Pristine + Captan Products Tank Mix Label

Due to testing conducted at the blueberry research farm (Alma, GA) by Renee Holland (multi-county blueberry agent) in collaboration with Phil Brannen, BASF has now approved application of Pristine + Captan in a tank mix. Testing of the tank mix combination was conducted on multiple rabbiteye and southern highbush cultivars,…
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Mummy Berry Fungicide Application Triggers

Based on reports from the field, bloom may be ahead of green tip on some rabbiteye varieties this year.  Producers are keenly aware that green tip is utilized to initiate the first application of fungicides for mummy berry, but they sometimes forget that flowers will be susceptible if flower bud…
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