Virginia Peanuts: Harvest Coming Sooner Than Expected

🕔Sep 11, 2018Friday, Sep 7th, a pod-blasting clinic was organized in Windsor, Isle of Wight County in Virginia. Farmers brought samples for maturity evaluation from 40 fields, in majority from the IOW […]

Virginia: Peanut Field Tour, Suffolk, Aug. 15

🕔Aug 1, 2018A Peanut Tour will take place at the Tidewater AREC (1045 Hare Road, Suffolk, VA, 23437) on Aug 15. Presentations include precision irrigation and crop stress sensing, weed control and […]

Virginia Peanuts: Recommended Seeding Rates

🕔May 9, 2018Research data, such as those here Seeding Rate-May 2018, showed that saving seed at planting does not return high yields or economic profit. To achieve high yields, we recommend planting […]

Virginia Peanuts: Does Imidacloprid Hurt Inoculants?

🕔May 4, 2018There are concerns that imidacloprid-based insecticides for thrips control may negatively affect Rhizobia in inoculants when tank-mixed and applied in-furrow when plating peanuts. As we are just a week (or […]

Virginia Peanuts: Still About 3 Weeks from Digging

🕔Sep 6, 2017According to the weather recordings, the heat units received by peanuts grown in Virginia from May 1 through September 5 are in average 2370 °F.  There are, of course, location […]

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

🕔Aug 9, 2017According 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 […]

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