Office: 803-284-3343 ext. 231
Edisto Research and Education Center-Blackville, SC
Dr. Monfort has a 75% Extension and 25% Research Appointment. His primary extension focus area is the development of cost-effective crop management systems including cultivar evaluation, tillage systems, fertility, pest management, and Precision Ag Technologies in peanut. Research areas of emphasis include evaluation of new peanut varieties for resistance to TSWV, and other important diseases including Southern Stem Rot (White Mold) and peanut leaf spot disease (Late and Early Leaf Spot), pesticide efficacy, and evaluation of new technologies for use peanut production.