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