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2021 Virtual Peanut Production Meetings

Registration is now open for the 2021 Virtual Peanut Production Meetings. You must register to view and participate. To register click on the link or picture below. You choose the meeting date that fits your schedule and enter your information. A confirmation email will be delivered to you after registration….
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Aspergillus Crown Rot in Peanut

Peanut seed saved from last year went through a lot of hot and dry weather. This can lead to a build up of pathogens in and on the seed. Good seed treatment and in-furrow fungicide applications can and do help, but sometimes that is not enough.

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Initiating a Fungicide Program to Protect Peanuts from Disease

Every peanut farmer in Georgia will benefit from some disease management program and, for most growers, fungicides are at the heart of such a program. Growers are aware that a fungicide program generally begins approximately 30 days after planting, but the exact starting date is effected by several factors, to include the history of the field, what has already been applied at planting and what specific fungicides will be used in the future.

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Peanut Planting Time

It has been such a warm spring everyone is itching to get into the field and start planting. For peanuts it needs to be 68 degrees at the 4 inch soil depth for 3 consecutive days with no cold front predicted.

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Peanut Fungicide Programs 2019

Every year we get calls on which peanut fungicide to use. Growers ask what is best. They want to know if the conditions in this season warrant changes in what they normally do. Every season brings it’s own challenges and there is NOT a one size fits all answer. Peanut fungicide choices depend on the field, the conditions, the variety and your budget.
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