Judicious investments pay off for Southwest peanut winner

Smith, Ron
July 2010
Southwest Farm Press;7/1/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 15, p5
Trade Publication
The article profiles Collingsworth County, Texas peanut producer Rusty Strickland, winner of the 2010 Farm Press Peanut Profitability Award for the Southwest Region. He says that fungicides, a three-year rotation schedule, nitrogen fertilization, and a soil-applied insecticide can lead to profitable peanut yields. He emphasizes that farming helped him grow up after earning a degree in agronomy from Texas Tech University. He acknowledges his family's support for building his operations.


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