Photos: First day peanut planting at Omega Farms

Photos: First day peanut planting at Omega Farms

Peanut planting began May 9 for Omega Farms, Clarksdale, Miss., and farm manager Brandon Walton. Beating out approaching rain, Walton planted 180 acres with an 09B Georgia variety. Omega Farms, an approximately 15,000 acre operation, will have 900 acres of peanuts in 2013.

 

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For 2012 peanut photos, see:

Peanut harvest arrives for Delta farmers — field photos [5]

Rodgers Planting Co. brings in peanut haul [6]

Peanut future strong in Mississippi Delta — photo gallery [7]