Peanuts: ‘Walton’ – A New High-Oleic Virginia-Type Variety

🕔Jul 24, 2019Early 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, 2019Last 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, 2018Peanut 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, 2017When 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, 2017Growers 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, 2016Though 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. […]

Alabama Peanuts: Planting Date, Seeding Rate Impacts on Disease, Yield

🕔Apr 6, 2016Seed accounts for up to 20% of variable production costs for peanut. Seed costs are especially high for larger seeded varieties such as Georgia-06G and Florida-07 where 140 pounds per […]

Georgia Peanuts: 4 Disease, Nematode Issues to Consider Before Planting

🕔Mar 22, 2016Though still approximately 6 weeks away from the general start of the planting season, there are issues regarding management of diseases and nematodes affecting peanut that deserve attention now. 1. […]

Virginia Peanuts: Considerations for the Upcoming Season

🕔Mar 10, 2016As we are getting close to a new peanut season, I thought you might want to know in summary what peanut “pointers” in the region and beyond are envisioning for […]

Peanuts: Clemson Researcher Revives Nearly Extinct Cultivar

🕔Feb 25, 2016Clemson University researcher Brian Ward has revived the South’s ancestral peanut, successfully germinating nearly 1 million Carolina African runner seeds from just 20. The heirloom crop offers a niche but […]

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