Virginia Peanuts: Harvest Looks 2-3 Weeks Out Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019
On Aug 26, a pod blasting clinic was organized at the Indika Farms in Windsor, VA. A total of 24 samples (fields) representing 1056 acres were evaluated. Samples were from […]

Virginia Peanuts: When Should You Start Digging? Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019
According to the Peanut – Cotton Infonet online report system, peanut planted on May 1 in Suffolk, Capron, Greensville, and Waverley, VA, accumulated to the date around 2100 °F in all […]

Virginia Peanuts: Harvest Coming Sooner Than Expected Sep 11, 2018

🕔Sep 11, 2018
Friday, 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, 2018

🕔Aug 1, 2018
A 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, 2018

🕔May 9, 2018
Research 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, 2018

🕔May 4, 2018
There 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, 2017

🕔Sep 6, 2017
According 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, 2017

🕔Aug 9, 2017
According 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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