The UGA Extension Peanut Team’s part in the sustainability of peanut production in Georgia is two-fold. The primary role of the extension peanut team is to support the peanut growers throughout Georgia through the county extension agricultural agents located in each county.

The extension peanut team provides this support through trainings, educational support, and other resources including:

  • extension newsletters
  • blogs, bulletins and publications
  • classroom and in-field trainings
  • field visits to conduct troubleshooting and in-field diagnostics
  • distance education
  • mass media programs

The extension peanut team also works closely with UGA peanut researchers as well as with other University and USDA peanut researchers throughout Georgia, the United States, and the world to develop unbiased, research based production information. As part of these interactions with researchers, the extension peanut team further examines research findings and adapts them to current production practices through applied research trials, on-farm demonstrations, and grower production meetings to ensure they are beneficial for peanut growers.


Peanut Publications
Peanut Digger and Combine Efficiency
(B 1087)
Consumers demand wholesome, good-tasting peanuts and peanut products. Meeting this demand starts on the farm with growing and harvesting the cleanest and least-damaged peanuts. This publication explains how peanut diggers and combines work and how to adjust them for peak efficiency to produce the highest quality peanuts.
2015 Peanut, Cotton and Tobacco Performance Tests
(AP 104-7)
This research report presents the results of the 2015 statewide performance tests of peanut, cotton, and tobacco. The tests for various evaluations were conducted at several or all of the following locations: Bainbridge, Tifton, Plains and Midville in the Coastal Plain region and Athens in the Piedmont region. Agronomic information such as grade, fiber data, plant height, lodging, disease occurrence, etc., is listed along with the yield data. Information concerning planting and harvest dates, soil type, and culture and fertilization practices used in each trial is included in footnotes.
Haiti Peanut Research Report
(B 1499)
This report summarizes the findings of field trials and basic data collected in Haiti under the Feed the Future Peanut & Mycotoxin Innovation Lab project from 2014-2017. The focus of the research was to improve peanut productivity through management options for foliar diseases, low soil fertility, and other yield-limiting agronomic factors.
Tropic Croton Identification and Control in Cotton and Peanut
(C 865)
This publication discusses tropic croton identification and control in cotton and peanut.
Hophornbeam Copperleaf Identification and Control in Peanut
(C 882)
Hophornbeam copperleaf has become an increasing problem in agricultural fields throughout Georgia. It can occur at densities that have the potential to reduce yields and influence harvest efficiency. Hophornbeam copperleaf is also known as three-seeded mercury.
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