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Off To A Good Start

Inoculants are one key to achieving vigorous growth and maximum yield. BY AMANDA HUBER Valuable yields are waiting in each peanut seed. The yield potential of each seed is at its maximum when it is put into the ground. Decisions such as crop rotation and field selection help that seed reach its full potential. However, stresses such as disease pressure, ... Read More »

Calcium is King

Timely application of calcium is critical for large-seeded peanuts. For as long as Clarkton, N.C., peanut grower Dan Ward can remember, timely application of land plaster has been a family tradition that is key to profitability. “We apply a ton to the acre before the plants get too big, which could damage them,” says Ward, who grows large-seeded Virginia peanuts ... Read More »