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11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
A University of Georgia Extension plant pathologist is urging Georgia peanut farmers to plant a month earlier next year to keep the threat of tomato spotted wilt virus at bay. Read more on avoiding the disease from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
Sclerotium rolfsii (White mold) and Rhizoctonia solani are soilborne pathogens that cause white mold and limb rot, major diseases in peanut production. Read more on

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11/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
Georgia peanut farmers are being urged to plant a month later next year to keep the threat of tomato spotted wilt virus at bay. Read more on the fight against tomato spotted wilt virus from this AgFax.com article.

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11/12/2014 12:00:00 AM
If the recent USDA crop production forecast holds true, farmers in some Southeast states are eyeing what could be record-setting yields for soybeans and corn in 2014. Read more on predictions from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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11/7/2014 12:00:00 AM
We had 3 frosts recently with temperatures nearing freezing on one day. There were a few peanut fields not yet dug but we may as well dig them now. Read more on digging peanuts from this Seminole Crop eNews article.

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11/7/2014 12:00:00 AM
Thrips are proving to be a reliable early season insect pest for Georgia peanut producers, and researchers are working with the state's farmers to find effective treatment options. Read more on the pest from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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11/5/2014 12:00:00 AM
North Florida received an early freeze this week, and this event likely wrapped up the peanut season throughout the Southeast from a maturity perspective. Read more on peanut markets and harvests from this Florida Crops article.

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11/3/2014 12:00:00 AM
When we consider that economic and environmental forces interact to level the field, so to speak, we can quickly come to the conclusion that we need to base crop selection on demand and the factors of crop rotation and soil management rather than what we might expect the weather to be next year. Read more on crop selection from this AgFax.com article.

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10/31/2014 12:00:00 AM
An abnormally dry and typically hot August provided the perfect conditions for heavy spider mite damage in Georgia's non-irrigated peanuts, the worst in recent memory. Read more on the impact from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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10/29/2014 12:00:00 AM
Peanut stocks reported in commercial storage on September 30, 2014 totaled 1.20 billion pounds of equivalent farmer stock, compared with 2.17 billion pounds a year ago. Read more on stocks and utilization from this AgFax.com story.

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