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Perennial Peanut Field Day, June 1

The next Perennial Peanut Field Day will be held in Quincy on June 1st.

The next Perennial Peanut Field Day will be held in Quincy on June 1st.

13th Annual

Perennial Peanut Producer’s Field Day

Saturday, June 1, 2013

UF/IFAS North Florida Research & Education Center – Quincy, Florida

Schedule (Eastern TIme)

8:30 a.m. Registration

8:55 a.m. Welcome Field day logistics

9:00 a.m. Use of perennial peanut in livestock diets.  Dr. Nick DiLorenzo, NFREC Marianna

9:30 a.m. Latest weed control efforts in perennial peanut.  Mr. Josh Thompson, Jackson County Extension

10:00 a.m.. Flowering and Height trials of new P. Peanut Varieties.  Dr. Gary Knox, NFREC Quincy

10:30 a.m. Plant physiology considerations in perennial peanut production.  Dr. Diane Rowland, UF Agronomy Department

11:00 a.m.  Hay Market perspective, Ornamental market Perspective, Thoughts on producer cooperative or bulk buying for cost reduction.  Richard Cone, Cone Farms; Clay Olson, Taylor County Extension Office; Dr. Ann Blount NFREC Quincy

11:30 a.m. Research update on winter over seeding in perennial peanut for hay or grazing.  Dr. Cheryl Mackowiak and Dr. David Wright, NFREC Quincy

12:00 Noon Sponsored lunch

1:00 p.m.  Research Tour

  1. Peanut fertilization trials.  Dr. Ann Blount
  2. Tour herbicide trial result demonstration.  Josh Thompson
  3. Tour ornamental perennial peanut variety trials.  Dr. Gary Knox

2:00 p.m. Adjourn


For more information:

Download the flyer:  2013 Perennial Peanut Field Day

For directions: NFREC in Quincy, FL

Register online or day of event:

Perennial Peanut Producers Association
P.O. Box 352,
Madison, FL 32341



Author: Doug Mayo – demayo@ufl.edu

Jackson County Extension Director, & Livestock & Forages Agent

My true expertise is with beef cattle and pasture management, but I can assist with information on other livestock species, as well as recreational fish ponds.

Doug Mayo

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