Burrower bug is elusive, damaging pest in peanuts

In Southeast Farm Press

By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia

A silent pest is eating away at peanut profits and has Georgia producers very concerned.

The burrower bug can wreak havoc on a farmer’s peanuts without him even knowing a problem exists.

The bug’s wrath was felt hardest in Georgia during the 2010 growing season.

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