Peanut Activities During Late Summer and Fall 2014

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Wednesday, August 20, Peanut Belt Research Station, Bertie County Agricultural Tour (see details at end of document)

On behalf of Richard I am inviting agents with peanut responsibility to attend either all of the program or meet with Barbara and I after lunch to discuss peanut issues

Tuesday, September 2, Upper Coastal Plain Research Station (9:30-11:30 a.m., Lunch) and Wilson County (1:30-2:30 p.m.) Informal Plot Tour and Discussion of Peanut Issues

Thursday, September 4, Peanut Belt Research Station, Lewiston-Woodville (9:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.), Peanut Field Day

Tuesday, September 9, Border Belt Research Station, Whiteville (9:30-11:30 a.m., Lunch), Southeastern NC Peanut Field Day

Tuesday, September 16, Taylor Slade Farm (TBA, 10:00 a.m.?), PVQE Tour

Wednesday, September 17, Peanut Belt Research Station, Lewiston-Woodville (9:00 a.m.-noon), Informal Discussion of Pod Maturity and Late-Season Peanut Production Issues

Thursday, September 18, Peanut Belt Research Station, Lewiston-Woodville (9:00 a.m.-noon), Informal Discussion of Pod Maturity and Late-Season Peanut Production Issues

Bertie County Agricultural Research Tour

Where: Peanut Belt Research Station in Lewiston, NC

When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, Registration beginning at 8:30 a.m. and field tour starts at 9:00 a.m.

Field Tour Agenda 

9:00 a.m. – Cotton Official Variety Trial, Dr. Keith Edmisten

9:30 a.m. – Cotton Weed Control, Dr. Alan York

10:00 a.m. – Effects of Tillage and Irrigation on Corn Production, Dr. Alan Meijer

10:30 a.m. – Nutrient Management and Deficiency Symptoms in Field Crops, Dr. Carl Crozier

11:00 a.m. – Soybean Seed Treatments and Foliar Fungicides/Soybean Variety Test, Bertie County Agents

11:30 a.m. – Peanut Disease Management, Dr. Barbara Shew

12:00 p.m. – Uniform Emergence and In-Furrow Seed Treatments for Corn, Dr. Ron Heiniger

12:30 p.m. – Peanut Thrips & Weed Management, Dr. David Jordan

1:00 p.m. – Lunch

Pesticides and CCA credits will be available.

Article first appeared as North Carolina Peanut Note (PNNC-2014-123)