Georgia Peanuts: Valor Injury Likely After Rains May 22, 2020

🕔May 22, 2020
Rainfall events of May 20/21 will likely result in Valor injury on peanut.  Although I have addressed this issue in many previous blogs (June 3, 2013; May 20, 2014, May […]

Georgia: Reminders for Peanut Crops May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
As of May 11, 28% of the Georgia peanut crop was reported as planted.  Thus, peanut growers should now be evaluating the success of their PRE weed control programs and […]

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices May 19, 2020

🕔May 19, 2020
The following prices are effective from Wednesday 05/20/20 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 05/26/20. The next announcement is scheduled for Tuesday 05/26/20 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. […]

Alabama: How to Manage Fertilizer Costs in Economic Uncertainty May 19, 2020

🕔May 19, 2020
Alabama row crop producers face a bleak market outlook for the 2020 growing season. In times of economic uncertainty, producers must manage inputs efficiently. The points below offer considerations for […]

Florida Peanuts: Stand Issues – Should You Replant Your Field? May 18, 2020

🕔May 18, 2020
It’s the time of year when producers often face decisions involving replanting peanut. This is always a tough call, there are many factors to consider including, should the existing crop […]

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 21.7 cents per pound for the week ending May 9, up 1.5 cents from the previous week. Marketings of […]

Alabama Peanuts: Thrips Management – The Basics May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
Thrips are one of the earliest insect pests of peanuts. These small flying insects have bristly wings and can fly or ride the air currents over long distances. There are […]

Georgia Peanuts: How to Deal with a Potential Gypsum Shortage May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
Gypsum (or landplaster, i.e. calcium sulfate) may be in short supply this year. There is no need to panic but it doesn’t hurt to review your options for dealing with […]

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
The following prices are effective from Wednesday 05/13/20 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 05/19/20. The next announcement is scheduled for Tuesday 05/19/20 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. […]

Georgia Peanuts: Cold Weather And Planting – What To Consider May 8, 2020

🕔May 8, 2020
Peanut growers will need to consider different factors with the cooler temperatures that we will be experiencing the next few days and nights. Following are some thoughts from UGA Extension […]

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