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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 …

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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 …

Economic Loss Calculation

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

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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 …

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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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Drought Images

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

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 …

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 …

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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 …

Split Applications of Gypsum

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

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 …

Extension Agent Session

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

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 …

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 …

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. …

Nitrogen on Peanuts

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

Gypsum and Heavy Rains

Question about gypsum and rain: I’m a bit concerned about a few growers that applied gypsum the 3rd week of …

Herbicide damage following heavy rains and splashing of soil and herbicide on emerging plants

JLA Report May 22, 2014

The V-C crop will be approximately 85% planted through May 22. Rainfall around May 16 was relatively widespread across …

Weed Control Question

Question or Comment: You must be psychic. Well, I reckon you did have a clue. Yes Valor was the question. …

bag of certified seed

JLA Report May 8, 2014

Establishment of the V-C crop is under way with approximately 15% planted through the week of May 8. Rain …

Early Season Weed Control

Peanut Grower Magazine short update, sent April 14, 2014 Weed management is one of the most important tasks during the …

Preplant Boron

Question: One this morning about applying all of your boron in the fertilizer preplant and using no foliar applications. He …

Burndown Question

Question: Are there any restrictions on 2-4D application for burndown on peanut land. Was planning to spray Rup + 2-4D before …

peanut profile

Peanut Maturity Under Irrigation

Mitch sent me the following image from peanuts in Pitt County (Bailey) under irrigation. These peanuts are only a …

Insects

Here are some notes on peanut insects: From Rick Brandenburg: Peanuts, the Weather and Bugs The past week, I’ve received a lot …

Frost

Note from Dr. Phipps It appears that peanut harvest may be running a little behind because of delays caused by …

Peanut Yields and Grades

I have had several questions from people concerning high yields and relatively poor market grades. I also talked to …

Temps in 40's

There are a number of questions about digging from this point forward. We have hit our threshold for essentially …

Crop Report NC

Content for this item is only available as a PDF document. Click here to view. Article first appeared as North …

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Disease Management After Irene

Disease control following Hurricane Irene Barbara Shew, Extension Specialist Department of Plant Pathology, NCSU Aug. 31, 2011 Sclerotinia blight Heavy rain from Irene, wet …

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Crop Damage From Irene

I just made a quick trip from Rocky Mount to Lewiston through Aulander, Murfreesboro, Scotland Neck and back to …

Flood Damage

See my response to Mitch’s e-mail. No, because it depends on how quickly it gets off of the field. I …

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Crop Maturity

Most people will probably get enough rain with this storm to push the crop along. One question that has …

Diseases and Irene

Comments from Barbara on disease management with Irene possibly hitting North Carolina Most locations around the state have experienced very typical …

Notes About Stem Rot

Note from Barbara Hello all, Those of you who have been lucky enough to get rain should be on the lookout …

Disease Updates and Links to Photos

The photos Barbara has are excellent! From Barbara Shew Most growers should have applied the first leaf spot spray in early-mid …

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Foliar Disease Control Programs

Time for peanut disease control Barbara Shew Now is the time for peanut growers to begin foliar disease control programs. The …

Dimlin and Weed Control Issues

There have been a few questions about a product called Dimilin to control lesser corn stalk borers. First, we …

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Gypsum

Many people are applying gypsum right now. There are a lot of reasons to get this operation done early …

Aldicarb EPA Notice (PNNC-2011-009)

This document, Docket Identification Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-1021, is the Response to the EPA Federal Register Notice (FR Vol. 76, No. 61, Pg. …