Do 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.
Plant 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 […]
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 […]
The 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 […]
Growers 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 […]
We 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 […]
Driving too quickly can lead to significant losses when digging peanuts, according to a recent study by Clemson University agricultural engineer Kendall Kirk. Farmers often push digger speeds to save […]
To spray or not to spray, that is the question or at least one of the questions before what looks like a storm coming our way early next week. The […]
The Colquitt County Cooperative Extension will be hosting a cotton defoliation and peanut harvest update for area growers on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at noon. This update will be held […]
We are wrapping up peanut harvest in north Florida, and farmers are reporting variable results this year.