Category Archives: Peanut

Mid-Season Assessment of Rhizobium Nodulation in Texas Peanuts and Other Legumes

  Dr. Calvin Trostle, Extension Agronomy, TAMU Dept. of Soil & Crop Sciences, Lubbock, (806) 746-6101,; Dr. Emi Kimura, Extension Agronomy/State Extension Peanut Specialist, TAMU Dept. of Soil & Crop Sciences, Vernon, (940) 552-9941, June 6, 2019  Note:  The following comments address field observations primarily for the Texas High Plains peanut production region but are applicable to other Texas regions as well.  We discuss other legume crops in the document as well.   Legumes are a valuable asset in any Texas crop rotation.  They offer a… Read More →

Mid- to Late-Season Weed Control Options for Peanut

Weed pressure seems higher this season due to better than average soil moisture.  Herbicides applied preplant and at planting have been effective, but new weed flushes following rainfall or irrigation are likely as soil applied herbicides are dissipating.  Herbicides applied at early-postemergence that do not have soil activity are also prone to allow new weed flushes.  In other words, good early season weed control may need some attention because previously applied herbicides have dissipated over time.  So what options do we have from now to early peg stage?… Read More →