Virginia Peanuts: Some Fields Close to Digging Oct 1, 2020

🕔Oct 1, 2020
I know I missed a week of updates, but it was not much change in peanut maturity since recently. On Sep 28, however, some fields started looking close to digging. […]

Virginia Peanuts: Still a Few Weeks from Harvest Sep 17, 2020

🕔Sep 17, 2020
Monday, Sep 14 2020, Extension Agent Livvy Preisser organized a pod blasting clinic in Windsor, VA, at the Indika Farms Inc. As every year my technician, Frank Bryant, assisted the […]

Virginia Peanuts: Progressing Nicely Towards Maturity Sep 9, 2020

🕔Sep 9, 2020
In the past two weeks, peanut progressed nicely towards harvest maturity. The pictures below show maturity of Bailey on Aug 25 and Sep 8, 2020; and maturity of Sullivan and […]

Virginia Peanuts: Maturity Running Much Later Than Last Year Aug 27, 2020

🕔Aug 27, 2020
This year, peanut is nowhere near where it was last year, from the pod maturity point of view. The pictures below show 100% white (immature) pods from Bailey planted on […]

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 […]

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