Georgia Peanuts: Heat Pushing Maturity Earlier in Some Fields Sep 27, 2019

🕔Sep 27, 2019
Maturity has been impacted by the extremely hot and dry conditions this year. Remember, two of the main factors that affect maturity are temperature and moisture. In irrigated fields where […]

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 […]

Georgia: Digging Peanuts – Why the Maturity Board Matters Sep 21, 2018

🕔Sep 21, 2018
We are digging peanuts and if anything we could use a good inch of rain. Some places are getting pretty hard and growers will have a time trying to get […]

Florida Peanuts: Wet Conditions Delay Digging, Farmers Falling Behind Sep 20, 2017

🕔Sep 20, 2017
Peanut harvest in our part of North Florida started in the second half of August with the digging of peanuts planted in the first days of April. Rainfall and, more recently, […]

Florida Peanuts: Determining Maturity – the Three Pile Method Sep 20, 2017

🕔Sep 20, 2017
The peanut maturity board is the most common method of assessing peanut maturity. However, growers can also use the three pile hull color method. The simple method is to sort […]

Alabama Peanuts: Pod Blasting Makes Farmers’ Lives Easier Sep 14, 2017

🕔Sep 14, 2017
Rapid technological advancement has become a staple in the field of agriculture. For decades, complex scientific discoveries have been the driving force behind ever-increasing yields. However, not all innovation stems […]

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 […]

South Carolina: Some Peanuts Maturing Early, Be Checking Your Fields Sep 1, 2017

🕔Sep 1, 2017
Just a quick note to stay on top of checking peanut fields for maturity. Several fields from Barnwell, Dorchester, and Calhoun County are showing fields ready to dig. In some […]

Georgia Peanuts: Hull Scraping – Looking For A Starting Point Aug 29, 2017

🕔Aug 29, 2017
With a good crop and a lot of acres, this year will likely resemble 2012. We officially got started with peanut hull scrapes today. There was nothing ready sooner than […]

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