Arkansas Peanuts: Freezing Temps Threaten Last Leg of Harvest Nov 7, 2019

🕔Nov 7, 2019When you’ve got a dry day in a harvest season like this, you go for it. It was this common sense that kept Andy Vangilder, extension peanut agronomist for the […]

Georgia Peanuts: Dryland Farmers Advised to Begin Digging Crops Sep 26, 2019

🕔Sep 26, 2019Georgia’s recent hot, dry weather has dryland peanut farmers making tough decisions about when to dig their crops, according to Scott Monfort, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut agronomist. Since […]

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

🕔Aug 28, 2019On 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 […]

Arkansas: Peanut Harvest Seeing Same Slow Progress as Other Crops Nov 9, 2018

🕔Nov 9, 2018Consider the peanut: more legume than nut, more row crop than bush or tree. And in Arkansas agriculture, it has often been more specialty crop than practical rotation crop for […]

Sawyer On Crops: Digging Starts Early – Fungicides Still Needed? (Podcast) Sep 21, 2018

🕔Sep 21, 2018Do you still need to apply a fungicide in peanuts where digging hasn’t started? Andrew Sawyer addresses that question in this installment of his popular South Georgia Pine podcast.

Georgia Peanuts: Farmers Considering Early Harvest Sep 13, 2018

🕔Sep 13, 2018Plant diseases, like leaf spot and white mold, are forcing Georgia peanut farmers to consider moving their harvest times up a few days, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension […]

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

🕔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 […]

Georgia: Colquitt County Cotton Defoliation, Peanut Harvest Meeting, Moultrie, Sept. 4 Aug 28, 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018The Colquitt County Extension will be hosting a Cotton Defoliation and Peanut Harvest Meeting on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. This meeting will start at noon and will be held at […]

Mississippi Peanuts: Despite Disease Pressure, Crop Looks Strong Nov 3, 2017

🕔Nov 3, 2017Growers managed major disease problems in the peanut crop this year to produce high yields and good profits. National peanut prices are averaging $60 more per ton than a year […]

Florida Peanuts: Good, Bad, and Ugly – Local Crop Conditions Oct 6, 2017

🕔Oct 6, 2017We have been struggling with declining crop conditions locally. It has been an extremely challenging year, with low yields overall. It appears the remainder of the crop needs to come […]

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