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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 control, as well as ongoing research on the management of this crop.

There will be a registration fee of $10 per person that will be used to defray the cost of lunch.  Cash or checks only.  Make checks payable to the PPPA.

2017 Perennial Peanut Field Day

Friday June 2, 2017

UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center
155 Research Road, Quincy, Florida 32351



9:30 EST – Registration begins

10:00 – Welcome – Nick Comerford

10:10 – Business Meeting – President PPPA – Steve Basford

10:30 – Perennial peanut pathology: recognizing diseases – Ian Small and Mathews Paret

10:50 – Perennial Peanut does fix nitrogen! – Jose Dubeux and Erick Santos

  • Walk to Perennial Peanut Research Plots

11:20 – Field tours – Cheryl Mackowiak, Sunny Liao, Ian Small, Gary Knox and Ann Blount

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 Relative Forage Quality and the SE Hay Contest – Dennis Hancock, Forage Ext. Specialist, UGA

1:05  Update on Integrated Perennial Peanut Research – Lynn Sollenberger

1:30 – Weed and Herbicide Update – Jay Ferrell and Brent Sellers

2:15  – Wrap up and evaluation








Author: Ann Blount - paspalum@ufl.edu


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