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.

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Here’s a different field with peanuts washed around.

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 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.

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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 https://seminolecropnews.wordpress.com/2015/10/09/rain-delay/.  He noted that harvesting peanuts has been delayed in some places by two weeks due to the rainy […]

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