Florida Peanuts: Time to Start Monitoring for Maturity Aug 22, 2022

    🕔Aug 22, 2022
    Green (immature) peanuts are already being harvested for boiling, and this morning on the news they were previewing high school football games – a busy summer has almost completely flown […]

    Florida Peanuts: Time to Check Maturity, Get Ready for Harvest Sep 13, 2021

    🕔Sep 13, 2021
    The peanut crop continues to advance. In the aGDD Tracker below you can see that all of the March and most of the April planted peanuts have reached or pasted optimum maturity […]

    Virginia Peanuts: Not There Yet but Getting Close Aug 27, 2021

    🕔Aug 27, 2021
    Today, Aug 26 2021, we pod blasted a few peanut cultivars grown at the Tidewater AREC in large plots to observe pod maturity at this time. While the peanuts planted […]

    Florida Peanuts: Crop Progressing Nicely, aGDD Calculator Helps Predict Harvest Time Jul 9, 2021

    🕔Jul 9, 2021
    The dry conditions many growers had back in May and the beginning of June are well behind us now. Most of the peanut producing region of Florida has received five […]

    Florida Peanuts: Start Tracking Maturity Now May 11, 2021

    🕔May 11, 2021
    This year’s peanut seeds may have just gone into the ground, but it’s never too early to take steps to maximize your crop’s yield and grade. Making sure peanuts are […]

    Virginia Peanuts: Some Fields Close to Digging Oct 1, 2020

    🕔Oct 1, 2020
    I know I missed a week of updates, but it was not much change in peanut maturity since recently. On Sep 28, however, some fields started looking close to digging. […]

    Virginia Peanuts: Still a Few Weeks from Harvest Sep 17, 2020

    🕔Sep 17, 2020
    Monday, Sep 14 2020, Extension Agent Livvy Preisser organized a pod blasting clinic in Windsor, VA, at the Indika Farms Inc. As every year my technician, Frank Bryant, assisted the […]

    Virginia Peanuts: Progressing Nicely Towards Maturity Sep 9, 2020

    🕔Sep 9, 2020
    In the past two weeks, peanut progressed nicely towards harvest maturity. The pictures below show maturity of Bailey on Aug 25 and Sep 8, 2020; and maturity of Sullivan and […]

    Virginia Peanuts: Maturity Running Much Later Than Last Year Aug 27, 2020

    🕔Aug 27, 2020
    This year, peanut is nowhere near where it was last year, from the pod maturity point of view. The pictures below show 100% white (immature) pods from Bailey planted on […]

    Georgia Peanuts: Heat Pushing Maturity Earlier in Some Fields Sep 27, 2019

    🕔Sep 27, 2019
    Maturity has been impacted by the extremely hot and dry conditions this year. Remember, two of the main factors that affect maturity are temperature and moisture. In irrigated fields where […]


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