Seminole Crop E News

Agricultural News for Farmers and Agribusiness in SW Georgia

Rain Delay

Posted by romeethredge on October 9, 2015

We felt like we were watching a great baseball game and then went into a long rain delay. Picking peanuts was delayed for 2 weeks in some cases. We also had heavy rains in many areas that stopped digging as well. The field below was wet and you can see how a three inch rain washed the peanuts around that had been dug.



Here’s a different field with peanuts washed around.



 It was agonizing but now thankfully we are seeing some sunshine.  Thanks to Brad Thompson for taking me flying so we could survey the damage.


One Response to “Rain Delay”

  1. […] of a 3-inch rain on peanuts that had been dug and were out in the field.  You can see them at  He noted that harvesting peanuts has been delayed in some places by two weeks due to the rainy […]

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