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UF/IFAS Peanut Field Day August 20

Dr. Barry Tillman, NFREC Peanut Breeder, will share the results of his on newer peanut variates. Photo credit Doug Mayo The annual UF/IFAS Peanut Field Day will be held at the North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) located in Marianna, FL on Thursday, August 20, 2015 starting with registration at 8:00 AM (CDT) and …

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Optimizing Peanut Maturity – A Review of Methods and Techniques

Figure 1. Peanut harvest is just around the corner, and with that comes the tough decision of when to dig peanuts. By Diane Rowland and Ethan Carter, University of Florida It’s almost that time of the season again – peanut harvest is just around the corner. With that time of the year comes the tough …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/01/optimizing-peanut-maturity-a-review-of-methods-and-techniques/

Integrating Perennial Peanut into Grass Pastures

Figure 3. Rhizoma peanut + bahiagrass pastures 10 years after establishment.  Photo Credit: Miguel Castillo Jose Dubeux, University of Florida/IFAS – North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) Rhizoma peanut (commonly known as perennial peanut) is a warm-season perennial legume well adapted to Florida. It has high digestibility (65-75%) and crude protein concentrations (15-20%), that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/19/integrating-perennial-peanut-into-grass-pastures/

Perennial Peanut Field Day June 6

Dr. Ann Blount discusses her work in perennial peanut varieity selection at the 2014 Perennial Peanut Field Day held in Quincy. The Perennial Peanut Producers Association and the University of Florida are teaming up to host a tour of ongoing perennial peanut research at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center near Marianna, Florida.   …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/09/perennial-peanut-field-day-june-6/

Peanut Planting and Variety Decisions

Warming soils in the Florida Panhandle mean peanut planting time is just around the corner! Credit: Josh Thompson Barry Tillman, UF/IFAS Peanut Breeder Peanut planting time is just around the corner for most of the Florida panhandle, and warm April temperatures across the southeastern peanut belt mean that planting could begin sooner rather than later.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/04/17/peanut-planting-and-variety-decisions/

Update on 2014 peanut leaf spot fungicide trials in Citra, FL.

Figure 1. An aerial image of 2014 peanut leaf spot fungicide trial from the University of Florida Plant Science Research and Education Unit in Citra, FL on 9/25/14. The management of early and late leaf spot in peanuts is an essential task for growers each year. Currently, there are a number of fungicide products available …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/28/update-on-2014-peanut-leaf-spot-fungicide-trials-in-citra-fl/

Peanut Disease and Nematode Management Update

Bob Kemarait, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist Peanut disease and nematode management are always a critical component for profitability and success.  The following are some suggestions for disease and nematode management for the 2015 growing season. It is expected that there will be a significant increase in acreage planted to peanut in 2015.  Growers are to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/21/peanut-disease-and-nematode-management-update/

Alabama & Florida Peanut Trade Show February 12

The AL/FL Peanut Trade Show will be held Thursday, February 12, 2015 at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds located on Highway 231 South of Dothan, AL. Sponsored by the Alabama Peanut Producers Association and the Florida Peanut Producers Association, the one day event offers farmers the opportunity to view the products and services of more …

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2014 UF Peanut Variety Test Results

Dr. Barry Tillman, UF/IFAS Peanut Breeder, showed growers the newer peanut varieties at the 2014 Peanut Field Day. Photo credit Doug Mayo Peanut planting season is months away, but it’s not too early to begin choosing varieties to plant. The 2014 variety performance data is hot off the press and can provide a tool to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/01/10/2014-uf-peanut-variety-test-results/

Peanut and Cotton Harvest Video 2014

It’s the beginning of November, and so far the weather conditions have been great for harvesting peanuts and cotton. In Jackson and surrounding counties, peanut harvest is wrapping up and cotton harvest is in full swing. Yields have been variable across the region. Irrigated crops have had good to excellent yields, while some non-irrigated fields have …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/11/11/peanut-and-cotton-harvest-video-2014/

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