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Glystar Plus now Labeled for Perennial Peanut in Florida

Perennial peanut producers have encountered numerous weeds that are difficult to control with 2,4-D amine and Impose (imazapic).  GlyStar Plus now provides another option for perennial peanut producers to use to reduce weed populations in their hay fields.  Photo credit: Doug Mayo Brent Sellers, UF/IFAS Extension Weed Specialist Over the past several years, perennial peanut …

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Perennial Peanut Field Day – June 2

The Perennial Peanut Producers Association and UF/IFAS Extension will be hosting the annual Perennial Peanut Field Day on Friday, June 2, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM at the North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, Florida.  Topics to be discussed at the field day include:  perennial peanut diseases, nitrogen fixation, and weed …

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When is the Best Time to Fertilize Your Perennial Pastures?

Cheryl Mackowiak, Soils Specialist Fig. 2. Argentine bahiagrass under different management. From left to right: Over-grazing (>80% forage removed weekly), recommended grazing (50% of forage removed weekly), and no grazing (forage not removed). It is June and we are fast approaching the longest day of the year (June 21st). You may wonder what day length …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/08/when-is-the-best-time-to-fertilize-your-perennial-pastures/

Integrating Perennial Peanut into Bahia Pasture Field Day October 9

Research trials currently being conducted at the NFREC Marianna are evaluating methods for integrating perennial peanut into bahiagrass pastures for improved cattle and pasture performance. Photo credit: Jose Dubeux The University of Florida has conducted several research and on-farm trials to evaluate the potential integration of perennial peanut into bahiagrass pastures.  One of their on-farm …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/09/11/integrating-perennial-peanut-into-bahia-pasture-field-day-october-9/

Integrating Perennial Peanut into Grass Pastures

Figure 3. Rhizoma peanut + bahiagrass pastures 10 years after establishment.  Photo Credit: Miguel Castillo Jose Dubeux, University of Florida/IFAS – North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) Rhizoma peanut (commonly known as perennial peanut) is a warm-season perennial legume well adapted to Florida. It has high digestibility (65-75%) and crude protein concentrations (15-20%), that …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/06/19/integrating-perennial-peanut-into-grass-pastures/

Try Dwarf Lantana for a Summer and Fall Blooming Perennial

  Dwarf lantana cultivar ‘Anne Marie’ – Image UF IFAS Extension, Matthew Orwat With the heat of summer already here, we all know that our pansies, petunias and snapdragons are on their way out. This leaves us wondering what we could plant that will give us color throughout summer and fall to the first frost. …

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Perennial Peanut Field Day June 6

Dr. Ann Blount discusses her work in perennial peanut varieity selection at the 2014 Perennial Peanut Field Day held in Quincy. The Perennial Peanut Producers Association and the University of Florida are teaming up to host a tour of ongoing perennial peanut research at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center near Marianna, Florida.   …

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Spiderling: An Emerging Weed Problem in Peanut and Perennial Peanut

Image 1.  Mature spiderling with green leaves. Photo Credit: Jay Ferrell Jay Ferrell, UF/IFAS Extension Weed Specialist Spiderling (Boerhavia spp). is an annual/perennial that is becoming more prominent in north Florida. Once only observed on roadsides, spiderling is now becoming established in no-till peanut fields and perennial peanut hay fields. Image 2.  Spiderling seedling showing …

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Perennial Peanut Field Day June 7

Perennial Peanut Field Day Saturday, June 7th, 2014 9:30 AM EST Registration $ 10 per person UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy, Florida   The Perennial Peanut Producers Association and the University of Florida are teaming up to host a tour of ongoing perennial peanut research at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and …

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Perennial Peanut Field Day, June 1

The next Perennial Peanut Field Day will be held in Quincy on June 1st. 13th Annual Perennial Peanut Producer’s Field Day Saturday, June 1, 2013 UF/IFAS North Florida Research & Education Center – Quincy, Florida Schedule (Eastern TIme) 8:30 a.m. Registration 8:55 a.m. Welcome Field day logistics 9:00 a.m. Use of perennial peanut in livestock …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/17/perennial-peanut-field-day-june-1/

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