6000 Crop Profile for Cowpeas in Georgia | UGA Cooperative Extension

Georgia ranks in the nation's top 10 in cowpea (southern pea, Vigna unguiculata) production, with estimates of more than 4,900 acres grown in approximately 49 of 159 counties in the state in the 2014 production season. Colquitt County, located in southwest Georgia, leads the state in production with 1,900 acres. This cowpea crop profile is the first in the Southeast United States and will support cowpea growers, pest manager, and state research and Extension grant proposal applications.

Status and Revision History
Published on Aug 24, 2017

David G Riley Professor, Entomology Esendugue Greg Fonsah Professor, Agricultural & Applied Economics Alton N Sparks Professor, Entomology Tim Coolong Associate Professor; Areas of Interest: Vegetables, Horticulture Michael D Toews Professor, Entomology Jason Schmidt Assistant Professor, Entomology Bhabesh Dutta Assistant Professor and Extension Vegetable Disease Specialist, Plant Pathology Ronald D. Gitaitis Professor Emeritus: Bacterial Diseases of Vegetables, Plant Pathology Timothy Lane Grey Professor, Crop & Soil Sciences
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