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7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
Multiple sources are reporting that there will be a shortage of the fungicide chlorothalonil, which is widely used in peanut and vegetable crops, according to Austin Hagan, Auburn University Extension plant pathologist. Read more on some other options available from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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7/22/2014 12:00:00 AM
While some parts of Texas have been lucky when it comes to hay production, others will likely have an expensive go at feeding cattle this winter, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Read more regional crop reports from this full report at the link below.

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7/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
A cooler, rain-soaked spring in parts of the Southeast pushed peanut planting dates later than usual, a factor that can impact the type and incidence of disease growers experience throughout the remainder of the season. Read more on disease expectations in peanuts from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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7/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Chuck Danehower, of the University of Tennessee, recently wrote an article that discussed the need for producers to perform a mid-year financial checkup on their operation. That has become even more critical after the July 11 USDA crop report and the realization that commodity prices are in a downtrend with little prospects to turn upward. Read more on profit potential for the 2014 season from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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7/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
The Texas peanut crop has potential for "well above average yields, if we get favorable fall weather," says Texas AgriLife Extension plant pathologist Jason Woodward, Lubbock. Read more on the outlook for the crop from this Southwest Farm Press article.

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7/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Rain has been hit or miss in Colquitt County over the last week and growers are asking about water requirements for peanuts. This AgFax.com article offers a few words from Calvin Perry, Gary Hawkins and Wesley Porter, UGA Extension, about the current peanut irrigation situation.

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7/16/2014 12:00:00 AM
Most of the peanut crop is moving past the 60-day mark, and we are into the more critical time when proper inputs for making a good peanut crop are vital. Read more on monitoring insect pressure from this AgFax.com story.

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7/16/2014 12:00:00 AM
Lesser cornstalk borer is generally not a pressing problem in peanuts, but it definitely can be. Recently LCB has been found in one area of the county in a wide range across dryland fields. Read more on the finding from this AgFax.com story.

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7/16/2014 12:00:00 AM
The high amount of rainfall during our peanut planting window caused growers not to get their peanuts planted until mid-to-late May. We now face a higher water use period falling in time with less rain period. Read more on water requirements from this Thomas County Ag story.

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7/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
Dry conditions have taken hold in the lower Southeast this month. Southwest peanuts are pegging more widely. Read more on the peanut crop from this AgFax Peanuts article.

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