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Set Up For Better Digging

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Dialing in both the ground and conveyor speed will help minimize lost pods. • By Amanda Huber • As many Extension specialists and agents will tell you, more revenue can be made or lost during digging than any other aspect of peanut production from seedbed preparation to combining. That’s why digger setup and operation, along with proper timing, is a critical ... Read More »

2019 Peanut Grower Variety Guide

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The best variety choice is one that will achieve a rapid, uniform stand and provide good yields and grades over a wide range of growing conditions. Today’s varieties offer resistance to multiple diseases. Carefully consider what varieties would fit best into your fields and operation overall. Factors that affect the decision of what variety to plant include field history, irrigation, ... Read More »

Add It To The List

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The cover of the 2018 NCSU Peanut Information book shows an interesting chart of peanut acreage and pod yield in North Carolina from 1909 to 2016. The solid line of yield goes from a little more than 600 pounds per acre in 1909 to a high point of about 4,400 pounds per acre most recently. The dotted line of peanut ... Read More »