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

Peanut Update

The crop has improved dramatically over the last two weeks. Some of the early planted peanuts are beginning to lap the middles and are blooming well.  Although the majority of the South Carolina peanut crop is doing well so far, growers are still having germination/stand problems with a few of the late planted runner varieties.  … Read more

Early Season Peanut Issues

Good Day Everyone, The rain seemed to continue to fall at the Edisto REC and much of the peanut growing areas of the state the early part of the week. We have received more than inch over the last few days not to count the rain from tropical depression last week.  This is a change … Read more