Cotton and Peanut Crop Nearly Planted

Planting of the nation’s cotton crop is nearing completion. As of this past Sunday, 92 percent of the crop was in the ground. And according to USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey, a sizeable percentage of the crop looks good at this time.     In Alabama, 97 percent of the cotton crop has been planted as of this past Sunday, which …

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Controlling Leaf Spot and Stem Rot in Peanuts

Many areas of the peanut belt across the Southeast has seen rainfall the past few days, and as Tyron Spearman reports, it’s a time many need to be looking at the control for both leaf spot and stem rot.     Image Credit: Valdosta State University, Dr. Emily G. Cantonwine, Department of Biology

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Georgia Peanut Commission hosting 2018 calendar photo contest

The Georgia Peanut Commission is hosting a photo contest June 7-Oct. 1, 2017, to fill the pages of the 2018 Georgia Peanut Calendar, “Photos from the Field.” Photos will also be selected to be used in various promotional projects by GPC throughout the year. Peanut farmers from across Georgia are encouraged to submit their best high-resolution photo of peanut production …