Georgia Peanuts: Drought Threatens Dryland Crop

🕔Aug 16, 2019Current drought conditions could negatively influence Georgia peanut farmers’ plans for this year’s dryland crop, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut agronomist Scott Monfort. While some fields are […]

Georgia Peanut Achievement Club Meeting Honors Growers

🕔Aug 14, 2019The University of Georgia Peanut Team honored Georgia’s top peanut producers this weekend at the annual Georgia Peanut Achievement Club meeting held on Jekyll Island, Georgia. Fifteen farmers/farms were recognized […]

Georgia: Field Day, Midville, Aug. 14

🕔Jul 22, 2019The University of Georgia Southeast Georgia Research and Education Center (SREC) in Midville, Georgia, will host its annual field day on Wednesday, Aug. 14. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. […]

Georgia Weather: Upcoming a Heatwave a Concern for Cotton

🕔May 24, 2019Georgia temperatures are rising, and the weather is only going to get hotter with little rain in the forecast. That’s not good news for Georgia’s cotton producers who are in […]

Georgia Peanuts: When Should We Start Planting?

🕔Apr 3, 2019It’s hard to believe we’re already talking about pulling the triggers on peanuts in the county. It does seem early, but believe it or not, soil temperatures from the Florida line […]

Georgia Weather: El Nino to Blame for Wet Winter

🕔Mar 18, 2019Farmers who might face a delayed planting season can thank El Nino for Georgia’s exceedingly wet winter, according to Pam Knox, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension agricultural climatologist. Row crop […]

Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference, Tifton, Jan. 17

🕔Dec 19, 2018The University of Georgia Tifton campus and Georgia Peanut Commission are set to host the 43rd annual Peanut Farm Show and Conference on Jan. 17, 2019, at the UGA Tifton […]

Georgia Peanuts: Infrastructure Hard Hit by Hurricane Michael

🕔Oct 22, 2018Georgia peanut farmers, still reeling from the effects of Hurricane Michael on October 10-11, are facing uncertainty about when and where to unload their crop after harvest. The hurricane dealt […]

Georgia Farmers Face $2 Bln in Losses from Michael

🕔Oct 19, 2018Hurricane Michael blew across southwest Georgia on Oct. 10, causing at least $2 billion in losses to the state’s agriculture industry, according to early estimates from University of Georgia Cooperative […]

Georgia Peanuts: Farmers Considering Early Harvest

🕔Sep 13, 2018Plant diseases, like leaf spot and white mold, are forcing Georgia peanut farmers to consider moving their harvest times up a few days, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension […]

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