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Florida: Peanut Field Day, Marianna, Aug. 17

Florida: Peanut Field Day, Marianna, Aug. 17

πŸ‘€By Ethan Carter, University of Florida IPM Agent 🕔Jul 17, 2017

The annual Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) on Thursday, August 17, 2017 starting with registration at 7:45 AM (CDT) and ending with a sponsored lunch at the nearby Sunland

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Georgia Peanut Tour, Albany, Sept. 19-21

Georgia Peanut Tour, Albany, Sept. 19-21

πŸ‘€From the Georgia Peanut Commission 🕔Jul 7, 2017

The 31st annual Georgia Peanut Tour brings the latest information on peanuts while giving a first-hand view of industry infrastructure from production and handling toΒ  processing and utilization. Tour stops will be made in several peanut producing counties including Dougherty,

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South Carolina Peanuts: Field Starting to Bloom, Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Showing Up

South Carolina Peanuts: Field Starting to Bloom, Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus Showing Up

πŸ‘€By Dan Anco, Clemson University Peanut Specialist 🕔Jun 2, 2017

Some of the peanuts planted in April are starting to show their first blooms. In addition to signaling the start of the development of eventual peanut seed, bloom is also a reminder of when to apply calcium to the developing

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Georgia: Peanuts And Valor Injury – Video

Georgia: Peanuts And Valor Injury – Video

πŸ‘€By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Jun 2, 2017

Our peanut crop is looking good since we’ve had a few weekly rains. Fungicide programs are starting up now, and we’re still needing some rain. Peanuts that were planted approximately the last two weeks in May were in a great

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Peanuts: Argentina Should Bring In Big Crop, Despite Rains

Peanuts: Argentina Should Bring In Big Crop, Despite Rains

πŸ‘€By Andres "Hari" Georgalos, Georgalos Peanut World, Argentina 🕔Jun 2, 2017

Despite ongoing weather problems – cold conditions, excessive rain and flooding – Argentine peanut growers are set to produce the second largest crop in the last 9 years. Estimates put total in-shell production at 1.09 million metric tons (MT). That

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South Carolina Peanuts: Crops Suffering from Poor Vigor

South Carolina Peanuts: Crops Suffering from Poor Vigor

πŸ‘€By Dan Anco, Clemson University Peanut Specialist 🕔May 24, 2017

There have been some instances of j-rooting and poor vigor this year. Dual has a tendency to get the blame for j-rooting, but often times it is a result of poor seedling vigor. When combined with suboptimal growing conditions, seed

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Florida: Perennial Peanut Field Day, Quincy, June 2

Florida: Perennial Peanut Field Day, Quincy, June 2

πŸ‘€By Ann Blount, University of Florida 🕔May 19, 2017

The Perennial Peanut Producers Association and UF/IFAS Extension will be hosting the annual Perennial Peanut Field Day on Friday, June 2, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, Florida.Β  Topics

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South Carolina Peanuts: Tabletop Peanut Digger Will Illustrate Importance of Plant Depth

South Carolina Peanuts: Tabletop Peanut Digger Will Illustrate Importance of Plant Depth

πŸ‘€By Denise Attaway, Clemson University 🕔May 9, 2017

A group of Clemson agricultural mechanization and business students are building a tabletop variable depth-control peanut digger to help South Carolina producers increase their profits. The tabletop peanut digger is a Clemson University Capstone Project led by Hunter Massey, a

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Mississippi Peanuts: Strong Market Supports Acreage Uptick

Mississippi Peanuts: Strong Market Supports Acreage Uptick

πŸ‘€By Nathan Gregory, MSU Extension Service 🕔Apr 28, 2017

Many Mississippi peanut growers are just now planting this year’s crop, but their acreage will likely be increased over the amount cultivated in recent years. The U.S. Department of Agriculture projects 44,000 acres of peanuts will be planted this year,

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Peanuts: Have Generic Acres Impacted Planting Decisions?

Peanuts: Have Generic Acres Impacted Planting Decisions?

πŸ‘€By Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, and Jonathan Coppess,, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Apr 21, 2017

As discussed in the April 13, 2017 farmdoc daily article, the 2014 Farm Bill created generic base acres which allow the current year crop plantings to determine which commodity program payments a producer might be eligible to receive. Thus, the

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