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Mississippi Peanuts: Despite Disease Pressure, Crop Looks Strong

Mississippi Peanuts: Despite Disease Pressure, Crop Looks Strong

👤By Nathan Gregory, MSU Extension Service 🕔Nov 3, 2017

Growers managed major disease problems in the peanut crop this year to produce high yields and good profits. National peanut prices are averaging $60 more per ton than a year ago, and producers in some parts of Mississippi report harvesting

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Arkansas: Peanuts Proving Profitable in 2017

Arkansas: Peanuts Proving Profitable in 2017

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Oct 20, 2017

After a year that, for many Arkansas crops, could best be described as “embattled,” the state’s peanut harvest is coming to its final glory. Slowly. “Oh, it’s about like watching paint dry,” laughed Craighead County Cooperative Extension Service staff chair

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Georgia Peanut Commission Applauds Revision of Seg. 2 Peanuts in Federal Register

Georgia Peanut Commission Applauds Revision of Seg. 2 Peanuts in Federal Register

👤From the Georgia Peanut Commission 🕔Oct 20, 2017

The Georgia Peanut Commission applauds the efforts today of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service final rule (7 CFR Part 996) published in the Federal Register to revise the minimum quality and handling standards for domestic and imported

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Florida Peanuts: Good, Bad, and Ugly – Local Crop Conditions

Florida Peanuts: Good, Bad, and Ugly – Local Crop Conditions

👤By Mace Bauer, University of Florida County Extension Agent 🕔Oct 6, 2017

We have been struggling with declining crop conditions locally. It has been an extremely challenging year, with low yields overall. It appears the remainder of the crop needs to come out quickly.

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South Carolina Peanuts: Speed Matters When Digging

South Carolina Peanuts: Speed Matters When Digging

👤By Scott Miller, Clemson University 🕔Sep 21, 2017

Driving too quickly can lead to significant losses when digging peanuts, according to a recent study by Clemson University agricultural engineer Kendall Kirk. Farmers often push digger speeds to save time or to outrace inclement weather, but driving too fast

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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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