[dropcap]V[/dropcap]ariety selection is one of the most important decisions in peanut production. Field history, irrigation, planting and harvest capabilities, seed availability, seed quality and marketing opportunities are all factors that affect variety selection.
Most varieties now offer some level of resistance to multiple diseases. The best choice is one that will achieve a rapid, uniform stand and provide good yield and grade over a wide range of growing conditions.
On a field-by-field basis and considering these factors, select the variety or varieties that would best fit into your production system.