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 […]

Florida Peanuts: Want to Try New Varieties? The Time to Ask Is Now. Mar 3, 2017

🕔Mar 3, 2017
When I was young, Sunday mornings consisted of getting ready for church, eating breakfast together as a family, and making the 30 to 45 minute ride to church, which seemed […]

Virginia: Peanut Variety, Quality Evaluation Report for 2016 Jan 25, 2017

🕔Jan 25, 2017
Growers in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina are always in need for high yielding, disease resistant and early maturing peanut varieties with good grading and processing quality. The multi-state […]

Georgia Peanuts: 6 Disease, Nematode Considerations Before Planting Apr 8, 2016

🕔Apr 8, 2016
Though still approximately 6 weeks away from the general start of the planting season, there are  issues regarding management of peanut diseases and nematodes affecting peanut that deserve attention now. […]

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