Louisiana Soybeans: Nutrient Profile – Calcium Jul 13, 2018

🕔Jul 13, 2018This nutrient profile is a part of a weekly series dedicated to the function of the 16 essential nutrients in soybean. 

Georgia Peanuts: Time for Pegging Zone Soil Samples Jun 20, 2018

🕔Jun 20, 2018It has been said, “If it don’t rain, it don’t matter.” We are putting out landplaster in peanuts now to supplement calcium. If we don’t have enough calcium, we get “pops”. This […]

Alabama: What Is the Difference Between Agricultural Lime and Gypsum? Feb 2, 2018

🕔Feb 2, 2018As growers receive results from their soil tests, I am commonly asked what is the difference between agricultural lime and gypsum.  The follow up question is usually “can I use […]

Georgia Peanuts: Timing Is Important for Fertilizer Applications Jul 14, 2017

🕔Jul 14, 2017When it comes to timin, if you are too early or too late you could come up short on providing these key nutrients to peanut.

Georgia Peanuts: 8 Steps for Proper Soil Fertility May 18, 2017

🕔May 18, 2017Because the peanut plant is a deep-rooted legume that fixes nitrogen and is a good scavenger of “P&K’, most people say it doesn’t need a lot of fertilizer. That is […]

Georgia Peanuts: Time For Calcium Jun 7, 2016

🕔Jun 7, 2016Once peanuts begin to peg, the peg and developing pod passively absorb Ca directly from the soil. This is why we need high levels of Ca in the pegging zone.

California: Applying Information From Soil Tests Sep 21, 2015

🕔Sep 21, 2015This article (Part 3) discusses the use of soil tests to evaluate levels of the secondary nutrients calcium (Ca), Magnesium (Mg), and sulfur (S) in orchard soils.  It is a […]

Sawyer on Crops: Georgia Peanuts – Now is the Time for High Calcium Levels Jun 20, 2015

🕔Jun 20, 2015From the South Georgia Pine Radio Show: Thomas County Extension Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses the current need for high levels of calcium in the pegging zone for peanuts.

Georgia Peanuts: Is More Calcium is Needed? Jun 19, 2015

🕔Jun 19, 2015When we switched from growing small-seeded Georgia Green to large-seeded Georgia 06G we really thought we would need to increase our gypsum or calcium recommendations.  But after years of research […]

Florida Peanuts: Providing Pegging Zone Calcium Jun 15, 2015

🕔Jun 15, 2015When we switched from growing small-seeded Georgia Green to large-seeded Georgia 06G we really thought we would need to increase our gypsum or calcium recommendations.  But after years of research […]

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