Category Archives: Peanuts

Peanut Update – Corn Earworms

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. A producer recently found corn earworm larvae in a 30 day old peanut field. This is a little more than a month earlier than when we typically see them. … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – Volunteer Peanuts

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. We are still in the first week of June, and while most of the planting is complete, the growing season is just getting started. We often talk about the … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – Start of Bloom

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. Some of the peanuts planted in April are starting to show their first blooms. In addition to signaling the start of the development of eventual peanut seed, bloom is … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – Vigor

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. There have been some instances of j-rooting and poor vigor this year. Dual has a tendency to get the blame for j-rooting, but often times it is a result … Continue reading

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2017 Peanut Money Maker Guides

Clemson Extension Peanut Specialist, Dan Anco, has just released the 2017 version of the Peanut Money Maker Guide.  You can view and download the pdf here:  peanut-money-maker-2017-production-guide You can pick up a hard copy of the guide in Santee at … Continue reading

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Fall Harvest 2016

Since Hurricane Matthew passed by earlier this month, we’ve had great harvesting weather.  Lots of folks are in the fields harvesting cotton, soybeans, and peanuts at full steam ahead.  Here’s a cotton field in Dillon County that’s right in the … Continue reading

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Preparing for Hurricane Matthew

This time a year ago we were surveying damage from a flood.  Now we have the threat of a hurricane bearing down on us.  We are predicted to get several inches of rain Friday and Saturday.  The Weather Underground App … Continue reading

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The New 5000 lb Peanut Club

From Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. This year we’re having a 5000 pound club (not a big club sandwich…) for growers. SC growers that produce an average of at least 5000 lb/A (dry weight) over their entire acreage will have … Continue reading

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Peanut Maturity/ Digging

It won’t be long now before the peanut diggers are in the field and a few have gotten started this week.  Birdsong Peanuts in Darlington received their first truck load Monday. As we close in on maturity, we need to make … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – 105 DAP

The following update was prepared by Clemson peanut specialist Dan Anco. For peanuts that were planted May 1, we are coming up on the 105 DAP mark. We’ve been getting some decent rain recently that should help with pod fill … Continue reading

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