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Oklahoma: Caddo Research Station Peanut and Cotton Field Tour, Ft. Cobb, Sept. 21

Oklahoma: Caddo Research Station Peanut and Cotton Field Tour, Ft. Cobb, Sept. 21

👤By Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University Ag Communications Services 🕔Sep 8, 2017

Cotton and peanut producers looking to employ the latest research-based best management practices and most up-to-date products should plan to attend the Sept. 21 Oklahoma State University Caddo Research Station Peanut and Cotton Field Tour in Ft. Cobb. “Oklahoma peanut

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South Carolina: Some Peanuts Maturing Early, Be Checking Your Fields

South Carolina: Some Peanuts Maturing Early, Be Checking Your Fields

👤By Dan Anco, Clemson University Peanut Specialist 🕔Sep 1, 2017

Just a quick note to stay on top of checking peanut fields for maturity. Several fields from Barnwell, Dorchester, and Calhoun County are showing fields ready to dig. In some cases (not all), Bailey at 123 days after planting are

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Georgia Peanuts: Event Honors Producers – Highest State Yield 6,880 Pounds Per Acre

Georgia Peanuts: Event Honors Producers – Highest State Yield 6,880 Pounds Per Acre

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Aug 24, 2017

The Georgia Peanut Achievement Club recognized the state’s top peanut producers at its club’s annual meeting, which was held Aug. 18-20 on Amelia Island, Florida. The University of Georgia Peanut Team also shared its latest research findings at the meeting.

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Florida Peanuts: Assessing Crop Health with Nodule Analysis

Florida Peanuts: Assessing Crop Health with Nodule Analysis

👤By David Hensley and Diane Rowland, University of Florida Agronomists 🕔Aug 21, 2017

One of the primary benefits of growing legumes like peanut is their ability to convert nitrogen in the atmosphere to a form that is available for use throughout the plant. They do this by forming a symbiosis (a mutual “partnership”)

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Georgia Peanuts: Stay on Top of Insects, Disease While Crops Add Weight

Georgia Peanuts: Stay on Top of Insects, Disease While Crops Add Weight Updated

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia Extension Agent, Thomas County 🕔Aug 21, 2017

We are passing 120 days on our early peanut crop, and will start hull scraping soon. We’ve done a few hull scrapes and found we are still a few weeks away – even with rain and high temperatures. Based on

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Alabama Peanuts: Crop Benefiting from Wet Summer

Alabama Peanuts: Crop Benefiting from Wet Summer

👤By David Reardon, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Aug 18, 2017

One year removed from a drought of epic proportions, Alabama peanut farmers are happy with the rainier summer of 2017. Though wet conditions can cause a separate set of issues, peanuts are looking very strong thus far. According to the

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Georgia Peanuts: 2017 Crop Largest in More Than 20 Years

Georgia Peanuts: 2017 Crop Largest in More Than 20 Years

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Georgia’s largest peanut crop in more than 20 years could produce great results come harvest season, says Scott Monfort, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut agronomist. “You never know what might happen from now until harvest season, but at this

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Virginia Peanuts: Some Plants Turning Yellow, a Variety of Possible Causes

Virginia Peanuts: Some Plants Turning Yellow, a Variety of Possible Causes

👤By Maria Balota, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Aug 9, 2017

According with the FSA, 26,323 acres of peanut were planted this year in Virginia; and the crop progresses well so far. The early May planted peanuts are getting close to the full seed growth stage (two pictures of peanut pods

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Florida: Peanut Field Day, Marianna, Aug. 17

Florida: Peanut Field Day, Marianna, Aug. 17

👤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

👤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 to  processing and utilization. Tour stops will be made in several peanut producing counties including Dougherty,

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