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Controlling Volunteer Peanuts

Question: At some point, after the Holidays, can we look at what growers can do next year for all of …

Great Farming Video Link

Question: I’m looking for a 2-3 minute video on harvesting peanuts in NC, preferably a self-propel, can you help? thanks Paul Answer from …

JLA US Peanut Summary

Content for this item is only available as a PDF Document. Article first appeared as North Carolina Peanut Note (PNNC-2015-173) …

2016 Peanut Production Guide Cover

2016 Peanut Production Guide

The 2016 Peanut Production Guide is now available. Content for this item is only available as a PDF document. Article …

Peanut remaining in the field during 2015 without digging

JLA Crop Report December 4 2015

The past two weeks have been challenging for growers to complete harvesting the V-C crop. As of December 1 …

Double Crop Yields in 2015

Planting Date Summary – 2013, 2014, 2015 – Lewiston-Woodville Funded by the NCPGA General comments: The objectives are to determine the feasibility …

Jordon VC News Article

Jordan Report The 2015 peanut crop was a challenge for most growers in North Carolina. We experienced the extremes in …

Important Dates in 2016 Update

E-mail from Dr. Collins concerning Agent Training in January. The peanut session will be about 3 hours. If you …

NC Peanut Acreage by County

Peanut Acreage in North Carolina by County – 2011-2015 and Average of 2013-2015. Provided by Bob Sutter, NCPGA COUNTY 2011 AC …

Cover photo for Crop Report November 17, 2015

Crop Report November 17, 2015

Digging operations in the V-C region are complete while 2% or less of dug peanut remaining in the field. …

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Crop Report November 2015

Digging and harvesting operations in the V-C region are coming to completion but the weather system the weekend of …

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Examples of Seg 2 Peanut Damage

Ronnie Wynn at the N.C. Cooperative Grading Service provided the image below. Damage is very high this year compared …

Saddle Tanks and Inoculant

Question: I have a farmer that is looking at switching up his peanut equipment next year. He wants to switch …

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Burrower Bug and Seg 2 Damage

Correspondence on Burrower Bug and Seg 2 Damage Sheller: We are seeing damage to kernels from burrower bugs. This has not …

Picking Loss Example

Harvest Loss: Roughly 25% of the peanut crop in the V-C region was dug by about September 23 and much …

Frost Potential and Digging

Based on current forecasts, I would not dig any peanuts after today (Thursday) in the state of North Carolina …

Digging and Frost

Question on October 14: The question I’m getting from growers right now concerns digging peanuts. They are wondering if …

Cotton Peanut InfoNote Frost Advisory

Site for Peanut/Cotton InfoNet for frost advisories. http://webipm.ento.vt.edu/cgi-bin/showfrost?file=288 Article first appeared as North Carolina Peanut …

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2015 JLA Report October 15

Digging and harvesting conditions were virtually non-existent in V-C region from September 25 until October 9. Rainfall from the …

Lifting Peanuts

The value of lifting peanuts is questionable in many fields. Peanuts dug the week of September 15 and into …

Economic Loss Calculation

I had some questions from several news outlets today about the impact of weather during the past two weeks …

Economic Loss Follow-Up

One thing that might help us in North Carolina on pod shed is that conditions have not been favorable …

Frost Question

Question: I know it is early to talking about frost but with many acres of peanuts in the ground still …

Lifter Question

Question: For peanuts that have been inverted and don’t have significant soil on the taproot; would this tool be of …

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Crop Report October 2, 2015

Peanut in the V-C region have reached optimum maturity in most fields. However, only 30% of the crop has …

Disease Management Now

Important Note: No further applications of leaf spot fungicides will be needed for growers who plan to dig in the …

Confusing Terminology

Question: Why would you do a salvage spray? Also, is there anything that should/can be done for peanuts dug last …

Defoliation and Digging

I had a question on the phone about peanut defoliation and digging. Generally, it takes 30 to 40% defoliation …

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Maturity Change From Sep. 10 to Sep. 20

Images recorded on September 10 and September 18 from Lewiston-Woodville. Thanks Richard! Article first appeared as North Carolina Peanut …

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Split Maturity Challenge

This is a good example of a very split crop due to dry weather early and then rain in …

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JLA Report September 15

Peanut in the V-C region is beginning to reach optimum maturity in many fields. While less than 5% of …

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Maturity Versus Ready to Dig

Question: When would you dig? Answer: These are close to optimum maturity now. Check out that green curve. I think they could …

Inside or Outside of Hull

Question from Paul: Do we use inside color or hull color? Jordan answer: We use the mesocarp which is between the exocarp …

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Kernels and Hulls

Question from Art Bradley last week: Looking at this, we were thinking 10 days to 2 wks. See next image. But …

Late-Season Gypsum

About 10 days ago I was asked about gypsum. Someone realized they had not applied gypsum on a relatively …

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Maturity in Gates County

Images provided by Paul Smith from the week of September 9 in Gates County. Paul will occasionally use the …

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Drought and Spider Mite Images

Here are some images from Norman Harrell showing drought and spider mites. Article first appeared as North Carolina Peanut …

Spider Mite Note From Rick

The dry weather continues and spider mites are present in a lot of fields. At this time of year, …

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Drought Images

Question: What happened to this spot of peanuts? Looks like Zn toxicity but… It didn’t show up when we planted …

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Low pH Symptoms

The following images were provided by Richard Rhodes with the problem most likely associated with low pH (although the …

Late-Season Morningglory Control

Question: Late MG control. Would 2-4,DB be best option? Any need to add Cobra? Answer: Depends on the morningglory. For smooth leaves, …

Worm Update

Comments from Rick: Many of the worms in peanuts around Lewiston appear to be budworms. They are more difficult to …

Managing Worms in Peanuts

Tommy Corbett: We sprayed one field yesterday with 2oz/acre of karate z. Today there are still many live worms hardly …

PPO Resistance and Management

Herbicide Resistance Comments Original e-mail: We are going to experience an explosion in PPO resistance in the next couple of years. …

Key Dates Related to Peanuts

Important Dates: Bertie County Plot Tour, August 14, Lewiston-Woodville Agent Training Session, Whiteville, August 27, 9:30 a.m. and Turkey, NC, 1:30 …

Peanut field showin in Late-Season N Question

Late-Season N Question

Question: Changed tanks same variety. How much fertilizer does he need to put? Answer: 400 pounds AMS ASAP. Assume there …

Zinc Discussion

E-mail string Relative to Zinc: Note that there is a lot here. Start from the bottom. Not sure you are …

stem rot

Disease Note From Barbara Shew

Mid-Season Peanut Disease Control and Disease Advisories At least one fungicide application for leaf spot has been made to most …

Spotted wilt of peanut observed in fields with lower than optimum peanut populations.

JLA Report for July 23 2015

The peanut crop in the V-C region has improved in some areas due to recent rains, although distribution of …

K Issues

David Hardy and I discussed addressing a K deficiency in peanuts. We have not tested any foliar products. We …

Boron and Manganese Timing

Question: I wanted to get your input for recommendations to our growers on boron and manganese applications. Some growers will …

Fungicide Timing on Bailey

Question: Baileys planted on May 20th. When should we start applying the first fungicide? Answer: You can start at R3 (obvious …

Flower in the peanut canopy on July 9.

JLA Report for v-C Region July 10

The peanut crop in the V-C region is variable in growth and development due primarily to rainfall distribution. It …

More Mixing Comments

Tank mixing questions: I am beginning to get a lot of these relative to either postemergence herbicides or Apogee with …

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Spots on Peanut Leaves

Interaction from Barbara and Roy: These are not leaf spots. In this case the pattern on leaves is the best …

Advisory Note

Note from Barbara on Advisories: The first leaf spot advisory of the year was sent to the advisory mailing list …

Using the Leaf Spot Advisory

Using the North Carolina leaf spot advisory Barbara Shew, Department of Plant Pathology, NC State University The North Carolina peanut leaf …

Agent 1. Peanut test plot for Early Post emergent herbicide sprays in peanut.

Agent Weed Plots 1-7 on June 24

Agent Training Early POST Sprays Sprayed June 5, 2015 Cleanse is a 2 EC clethodim (Select) formulation 15 GPA, 30 …

Agent 17. Peanut test plot for Early Post emergent herbicide sprays in peanut.

Agent Weed Plots 17-26 on June 24

Agent Training Early POST Sprays Sprayed June 5, 2015 Cleanse is a 2 EC clethodim (Select) formulation 15 GPA, 30 …

Irrigation Note

I had a question about peanut response to irrigation. We often think of pod fill as the key time …

Mixing

Tank Mixing While we don’t want to start a bunch of urban legends (or perhaps rural ones to compete with …

Agent 8. Peanut test plot for Early Post emergent herbicide sprays in peanut.

Agent Weed Plots 8-16 on June 24

Agent Training Early POST Sprays Sprayed June 5, 2015 Cleanse is a 2 EC clethodim (Select) formulation 15 GPA, 30 …

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V-C Crop Report June 25 2015

The peanut crop in the V-C region is generally in very good shape. However, rainfall over the past 2 …

Few More Issues

Suggest not spraying any more acephate and not spraying any more paraquat at this point. For all herbicides, suggest …

Mites

Question: Are we going to get hit hard with spider mites if this hot and dry weather continues? Answer: Yes. However, we …

Gypsum Rates

Question: He noted that they were planning to variable rate gypsum (based on lime application and soil ca levels) with …

Mixing Question

Question: …mixing Ultra Blazer, Basagran, and Poast for an at layby application? I’ve got a guy “set on it”… Answer: This is …

Kudos Registration in Peanut

Information on New Prohexadione Calcium Formulation: Please see attached to confirm that Kudos is registered in NC. It does not …

Split Applications of Gypsum

If you get a chance, tell Gerald Jr. that the only time a split application of gypsum would help …

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J Root and Stress

Question: I got a call to look at a peanut field where a portion of the field was not growing …

peanut plants recovering from early season thrips injury

JLA Report - 6-11-16

Planting of the peanut crop in the V-C region is complete and the vast majority of fields have adequate …

Agent 18. Peanut test plot for Early Post emergent herbicide sprays in peanut.

Agent Weed Plots 18-26 on June 9

Agent Training Early POST Sprays Sprayed June 5, 2015 Cleanse is a 2 EC clethodim (Select) formulation 15 GPA, 30 …

Agent 9. Peanut test plot for Early Post emergent herbicide sprays in peanut.

Agent Weed Plots 9-17 on June 9

Agent Training Early POST Sprays Sprayed June 5, 2015 Cleanse is a 2 EC clethodim (Select) formulation 15 GPA, 30 …

Cultivation and Weed Control

Question: I’ve got a grower concerned about getting a later season flush of weeds on peanut land, primarily pigweed, as …

Extension Agent Session

Hi everyone. Thanks for coming to the session yesterday and for taking the weed recommendation portion seriously. We received …

Table showing peanut yeild response to previous rotation.

Sage and Peanuts

Question: Bicep that will be applied to late planted grain sorghum such as end of June first of July (planting …

POST Herbicide Mixes

Warrant can be mixed with many of the POST herbicides in peanut to control emerged weeds and also to …

Peanut seed and inoculant containing Bradyrhizobia for biological nitrogen fixation in peanut.

Crop Report May 28, 2015

Planting of the peanut crop in the V-C region of the US is 95% complete (Figure 1). In most …

Peanut Stands and Replanting

Low peanut populations: You will no doubt have a question or two about low populations. I looked at the planting …

Starting Clean

Question: I’ve spoken with you several times on the phone with some peanut questions. My question today is I have …

Marestail in Peanut

Question: Following up on some marestail escapes in No Till Peanuts. What are your thoughts on Gramoxone + Butyrac. I …

Paraquat and Thrips Damage

Table 6. Peanut pod yield as influenced by the interaction of tobacco thrips damage in absence of aldicarb and …

Proline Follow Up From Barbara Shew

Sounds good to me. In my trials, Proline was beneficial with susceptible cultivars but was not necessary with Bailey. This …

Herbicide Rates

I have received several questions about rates of residual herbicides at planting and once peanuts emerge. There are a …

Proline in-Furrow

I know Barbara will chime in, but I received a call about Proline in-furrow for CBR control. The grower …

Valor injury

Valor SX Question

Question: I want to spray valor sx and dual magnum on peanuts this morning. Is there any problem with the …

Application of herbicide prior to secondary tillage and planting

VC Peanut Overview (May 9 2015)

Many growers in the Virginia-Carolina (V-C) region have started planting operations including primary and secondary tillage and bed preparation …

Imidacloprid Versus Thimet

Question: We have some growers in the Pee Dee region asking if they can substitute imidicloprid for thimet for thrips …

In-Furrow Question

Question: We are inoculating in furrow this year. Any suggestions or recommendations for starters, insecticides, or snake oils you like? Answer: Take …

K and Strip Till

Question: Would you be concerned about applying 80-100 lbs of 0-0-60 on top of the ground on peanuts if only …

Mixing in-Furrow Products

Comments on compatibility of in-furrow products from 2015 Peanut Information. If someone asks about mixing materials and applying them in …

Treflan Use in Peanut

Initial Question from a Consultant: David, why is Treflan not labeled PPI in peanuts in NC? Answers from Jordan: Dow positioned Sonalan …

Question About Quick Sol

Question: Quick question for you, do you have an opinion on Quick Sol? Roy Robertson is sending out these e-reports, …

CAST Article on Pesticide Use

CAST Issue Paper: The Contributions of Pesticides to Pest Management in Meeting the Global Need for Food Production by …

Aim and ET APRES

Peanut Response to Aim and ET Applied as Harvest Aides. M.D. INMAN*, D.L. JORDAN, and P.D. JOHNSON, North Carolina State …

Pests and Planting Dates APRES

Influence of Planting Date on Peanut Response to Injury from Thrips and Herbicides. M.D. INMAN*, D.L. JORDAN, P.D. JOHNSON, R.L. …

Top Grower Surveys

Summary of Production and Pest Management Practices by Top Growers in North Carolina from 2010-2013. R. RHODES*, P. SMITH, W. …

In-Furrow Applications

On Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 4:32 p.m., Herbert, Ames wrote: Yes, we have a lot of data showing …

Nitrogen on Peanuts

Peanut Response to Inoculation and Ammonium Sulfate Rate in North Carolina. M. CARROLL*, T. BRITTON, C. FOUNTAIN, M. PARRISH, D.L. …

Apogee Summary APRES

Response of the Virginia Market Type Cultivar Bailey to Prohexadione Calcium in North Carolina. A. COCHRAN*, D. KING, C. ELLISON, …

Potash Question (March 2015)

Question: I have a grower with really low potassium indices (15-30) in a field where he wants to put peanuts. …

Data on Salvage Spray Programs

Defoliation at digging (percent) Pod yield (pounds per acre) Year No salvage Salvage No salvage Salvage 2005 45 27* 2610 2390 2006 41 38* 3330 2880* 2008 37 44 4270 4380 2010 34 21* 2570 2660 2011 31 20 3880 5030* 2012 30 22 4440 4510 Salvage spray was Headline (6 oz/acre) plus chlorothalonil (16 oz/acre) …