Mid-Season Herbicide Considerations for Peanut

Numerous delays this spring have played havoc on timely application of soil residual herbicides at planting.  Due to this, a number of growers have missed applying Valor SX after planting and are playing catch-up.  If you are still within the 28 day window after crack for paraquat, then the following herbicide programs provide control of … Read more

Mid-Season Peanut Update

Good Day Everyone, What a wet June south Carolina growers are experiencing!  Some people I have talked with say “this may be the wettest June on record.”  Since the tropical storm (Andrea), the Edisto Research and Education Center has received more than 7 inches of rain, with more predicted in the next ten days.  It … Read more

Early Season Peanut Update

“We are slowly beginning to warm up and growers are starting to prepare land for the 2013 growing season” I mentioned this in the previous newsletter a few weeks ago. The problem is we are still having unseasonable cool nights.  Peanuts planted in the last two weeks are taking longer to germinate and grow as … Read more

Early Season Update

We are slowly beginning to warm up and growers are starting to prepare land for the 2013 growing season.  One of the questions we have all asked is “what can we expect in the way of acres this year”.  This is not an easy one to answer.  Based on all of the talk around the … Read more