Florida: Perennial Peanut Field Day, Quincy, June 2

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. 

Topics to be discussed at the field day include:  perennial peanut diseases, nitrogen fixation, and weed control, as well as ongoing research on the management of this crop.

There will be a registration fee of $10 per person that will be used to defray the cost of lunch.  Cash or checks only.  Make checks payable to the PPPA.


9:30 EST – Registration begins

10:00 – Welcome – Nick Comerford

10:10 – Business Meeting – President PPPA – Steve Basford

10:30 – Perennial peanut pathology: recognizing diseases – Ian Small and Mathews Paret

10:50 – Perennial Peanut does fix nitrogen! – Jose Dubeux and Erick Santos

  • Walk to Perennial Peanut Research Plots

11:20 – Field tours – Cheryl Mackowiak, Sunny Liao, Ian Small, Gary Knox and Ann Blount

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 Relative Forage Quality and the SE Hay Contest – Dennis Hancock, Forage Ext. Specialist, UGA

1:05  Update on Integrated Perennial Peanut Research – Lynn Sollenberger

1:30 – Weed and Herbicide Update – Jay Ferrell and Brent Sellers

2:15  – Wrap up and evaluation

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