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Peanut Field Day- August 17th (CEUs Available)

The annual Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) on Thursday, August 17, 2017 starting with registration at 7:45 AM (CDT) and ending with a sponsored lunch at the nearby Sunland Pavilion. CEUs will be available at registration. This event has been approved for Florida pesticide …

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Friday Feature: The Peanut Program Works

This week’s featured video was developed by the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation.   They have launched  a campaign called The Peanut Program Works to provide support for the Price Loss Coverage or PLC Program implemented with the 2014 Farm Bill, as lawmakers begin to discuss the next Farm Bill.  This video features a number of …

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Glystar Plus now Labeled for Perennial Peanut in Florida

Perennial peanut producers have encountered numerous weeds that are difficult to control with 2,4-D amine and Impose (imazapic).  GlyStar Plus now provides another option for perennial peanut producers to use to reduce weed populations in their hay fields.  Photo credit: Doug Mayo Brent Sellers, UF/IFAS Extension Weed Specialist Over the past several years, perennial peanut …

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Perennial Peanut Field Day – June 2

The Perennial Peanut Producers Association and UF/IFAS Extension will be hosting the annual Perennial Peanut Field Day on Friday, June 2, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, Florida.  Topics to be discussed at the field day include:  perennial peanut diseases, nitrogen fixation, and weed …

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The Role of Stress Memory on Peanut Seed Quality

Peanut seeldings. Photo credit: Kelly Racette Kelly Racette, Diane Rowland and Barry Tillman, UF/IFAS Agronomy Department For as long as crops have been domesticated, farmers have been selecting seed from the best performing plants; based primarily on their yield and relative performance. In some cases, a plant may experience stress during the season, whether from …

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Can I Get Some of That? If You Want to try New Peanut Varieties Ask Now

Peanut variety test at NFREC Marianna. Photo credit: Doug Mayo When I was young, Sunday mornings consisted of getting ready for church, eating breakfast together as a family, and making the 30 to 45 minute ride to church, which seemed to take forever.  Breakfast was hot baked cinnamon rolls and a big glass of milk. …

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The Peanut Burrower Bug – an Emerging Pest in Peanuts

Xavier Martini, David Wright, UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center Burrower bugs are small Heteroptera insects with piercing/sucking mouthparts (Figure 1). There are six different species of burrower bugs that have been found to feed on peanuts. Among them, three are found in Georgia and Florida, but most of the damage has been attributed …

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High-Fiber Cotton and Peanut Byproducts aid Free-Choice Cattle Feeding

Supplementing replacement heifers utilizing a high-fiber diet with a bulk feeder at the North Florida Research and Education Center’s beef Unit. Photo Nicolas DiLorenzo Nicolas DiLorenzo, State Beef Specialist, University of Florida NFREC What can you feed in bulk to cattle free-choice? One of the most common questions that county agents and state specialists receive …

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Atmore AL Peanut Production Meeting – February 22

Alabama and Florida farmers are welcomed to join us for the Atmore Peanut Production meeting on February 22 at 11:00 am.  The meeting will be held at Grace Fellowship Church, 1412 East Nashville Avenue in Atmore, AL. Topics that will be covered: Market Outlook Variety Selection Insect Control Disease Update All are welcomed, but we ask that …

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UF/IFAS Extension Peanut Butter Challenge Tackles Hunger in the Panhandle

Paul Davis, 4-H youth development agent (L), and Julie McConnell, horticulture agent (R), both with UF/IFAS Extension Bay County, stand next to peanut butter donations. This year, UF/IFAS Extension Bay County collected 866 jars of peanut butter. Samantha Grenrock, UF/IFAS Communications Service Thanks to a partnership of the University of Florida Institute of Food and …

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