Texas Peanuts: New Tamrun Varieties Announced May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
The Texas A&M AgriLife Research peanut breeding program has announced the release of two new varieties, Tamrun OL18L and Tamrun OL19, for the West Texas and South Texas production regions. Both […]

Florida Peanuts: New FloRun T61 Variety Shows Real Promise Jan 24, 2022

🕔Jan 24, 2022
The University of Florida Peanut Breeding Program has developed a new runner type peanut variety named FloRun ‘T61’.   The new variety is still in the seed increase stage with about 50 […]

Georgia: Wild Peanuts Help Create Disease Resistant Hybrids Jan 21, 2022

🕔Jan 21, 2022
Using proven production practices to fight disease in the field, Georgia farmers produce half the peanuts grown in the U.S. each year. Modern peanut varieties carry few genetic defenses against […]

Peanuts: Better, Faster, Breeding with Biophysics May 26, 2020

🕔May 26, 2020
The lengthy process of breeding better peanut plants can be sped up by using a biophysics technique, Raman spectroscopy. Texas A&M AgriLife biophysicists and plant breeders have demonstrated the use of […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Field Performance Results from Mississippi County Feb 19, 2020

🕔Feb 19, 2020
To assess field performance of multiple peanut cultivars in one of the major peanut growing counties in Arkansas, Mississippi County, an on-farm field trial was established. The cultivars (Table 1) […]

Florida Peanuts: New Nematode-Resistant Variety Gets On-Farm Trials Oct 14, 2019

🕔Oct 14, 2019
Peanut root-knot nematodes are one of the most prevalent and damaging pests in peanut production in the Southeast.  Crop rotation, use of resistant cultivars, and nematicide application are the primary […]

South Carolina Peanuts: Varieties, Disease Control, Tech Highlight Field Day Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019
South Carolina peanut producers will soon have a new variety to add to their portfolios. The variety is Walton and during the recent Peanut and Row Crop Field Day held […]

Peanuts: ‘Walton’ – A New High-Oleic Virginia-Type Variety Jul 24, 2019

🕔Jul 24, 2019
Early this year, ‘Walton’ peanut was jointly released by Virginia Tech and the University of Florida. Walton is a Virginia-type peanut (Arachis hypogaea L. subsp. hypogaea var. hypogaea) cultivar with similar […]

Florida: Peanut Variety Options for 2019 Mar 18, 2019

🕔Mar 18, 2019
Last week, I finished the final winter meeting of the year discussing the slate of peanut varieties available (many on a limited basis) for the 2019 season.   The yield test […]

Alabama Peanuts, Cotton: Aug. a Bad Month for Foliar Diseases Aug 30, 2018

🕔Aug 30, 2018
Peanut Prior to the recent dry weather this past week, the generally wet and cloudy weather patterns over much of August across Alabama were favorable for the development of foliar […]

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