November 13 – Final data is available. Seed per pound has been added to the yield/quality tables for the peanut trials at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center.
November 11 – Grade data is avaialable for the peanut trials at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center. Seed per pound should be available within the next week.
October 27 – Yield and disease data is available for both the irrigated and non-irrigated peanut variety trials at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center. Samples are at the Alabama Federal-State Inspection Service in Dothan, AL for grading. Additionally, samples are being processed in the Auburn Variety Testing Lab to determine number of kernels per pound. Updates will be posted as this additional data becomes available.
September 24 – Prior to planting, the peanut entries were divided into four maturity groups. Plots of the earliest maturity group, in both the irrigated and non-irrigated trials at the WGREC, were dug/inverted on September 23. These plots will be harvested with a research combine in the coming days.
September 23 – On August 24th, the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center (WGREC) conducted a virtual field day through their social media page.
Field Day Videos:
Peanut Extension Agronomist, Kris Balkcom discusses the peanut variety trial in this video and shows individual varieties in the trial.
In his second video, Kris Balkcom discusses peanut planter technology and metering.
Auburn University’s Peanut Breeder, Dr. Charles Chen discusses his peanut breeding lines in this video.
Extension Professor, Dr. Ayanava Majumdar has two videos that discuss peanut insects. Video 1 is in the field and in video 2 he continues his discussion in classroom format.
To view other topics covered during the event, visit the WGREC Facebook page.
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