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All About the Pod

All About the Pod

By Macie Wheeler

The University of Georgia Peanut Team presents All About the Pod, a reoccurring podcast for peanut producers, industry partners, and anyone interested in learning about science-backed peanut production. The goal of this podcast is to educate others about up-to-date problems our researchers see in the field. All About the Pod will feature extension specialists, research faculty, graduate students, extension agents, industry allies, and growers.
Episode 15 - Get To Know Your Extension Weed Scientist
Episode 15 - Get To Know Your Extension Weed Scientist
In this week's episode, you will get to know your Extension Weed Scientist, Dr. Eric Prostko, and what he will be presenting at grower meetings this year.
41:40
January 30, 2023
Episode 14 - Get to Know Your Extension Peanut Agronomist
Episode 14 - Get to Know Your Extension Peanut Agronomist
In this week's episode, Macie talks with Dr. Scott Monfort about the why in his UGA position. In addition, they go over what he will cover at upcoming grower meetings—looking forward to interviewing each specialist so that you can learn from them on a more personal level!
31:38
January 16, 2023
Episode 13 - See You At Production Meetings in 2023!
Episode 13 - See You At Production Meetings in 2023!
In this week's episode, the peanut team catches up and talks about what is coming for 2023. Happy Holidays!
01:00:56
January 02, 2023
Episode 12 - Are We Good Steward's Of Our Land?
Episode 12 - Are We Good Steward's Of Our Land?
In this week's episode, Macie talks with Dr. Scott Monfort, Chad Abbott, and Nick Shay about their weed science Ph.D. projects and how we can all do better at improving the system.
52:15
December 23, 2022
Episode 11 - Graduate Student Projects - Meet Some (more) Grad Students!
Episode 11 - Graduate Student Projects - Meet Some (more) Grad Students!
In this week's episode, Dr. Scott Monfort talks with Savannah Warren and Macie Wheeler about what it takes to be a graduate student and their projects.
39:58
December 09, 2022
Episode 10 - Variety Rundown
Episode 10 - Variety Rundown
In this week's episode, Macie talks with Dr. Brown, Dr. Holbrook, and Dr. Monfort about peanut variety performance and what is coming down the pipeline.
01:00:53
December 02, 2022
Episode 9- What is On the Horizon for 2023?
Episode 9- What is On the Horizon for 2023?
In this week's episode, Macie talks with the peanut team more about what to expect for the 2023 season. Smartbox Incentive Program (for Thimet): https://www.amvac.com/campaigns/smartbox-incentive-program
55:03
November 18, 2022
Episode 8- Meet (some) Graduate Students!
Episode 8- Meet (some) Graduate Students!
In this week's episode, Macie sits down with Kaylyn Reagin and Mary Logan Tostenson on their projects with Dr. Wesley Porter. Topics such as sustainability, cover crops, and irrigation are covered.
45:33
November 11, 2022
Episode 7- The Peanut Team on Irrigation, Soil Sampling, and More!
Episode 7- The Peanut Team on Irrigation, Soil Sampling, and More!
In this week's episode, Macie sits down with some members of the UGA Peanut Team on irrigation this growing season and soil sampling in the fall. 
37:29
November 04, 2022
Episode 6- Peanut Physiologist's Perspective on Grade and Yield
Episode 6- Peanut Physiologist's Perspective on Grade and Yield
The University of Georgia's peanut physiologist, Dr. Pilon, gives her perspective on the complex situation with grade and yield.
30:56
October 28, 2022
Episode 5 - October Frost + Grade and Yield Decline
Episode 5 - October Frost + Grade and Yield Decline
In this week's episode, Macie talks with Dr. Scott Monfort, Dr. Mark Abney, and Dr. Bob Kemerait about the factors that cause grade and yield declines. 
34:11
October 21, 2022
Episode 4 - Meet The Peanut Team
Episode 4 - Meet The Peanut Team
This week Macie sits down with Dr. Monfort, Dr. Abney, Dr. Harris, Dr. Prostko, and Dr. Kemerait for an update on what they have seen this year and what is projected for next year. Topics include: EPA, endangered species act, variety trials, tswv, and herbicide products coming down the pipeline
45:26
October 14, 2022
Episode 3 - What's Next for Dryland Fields
Episode 3 - What's Next for Dryland Fields
In today's episode, Macie sits down with Dr. Scott Monfort for the second time this week to get an update on what he is seeing in the counties concerning dryland fields.
09:42
September 30, 2022
Episode 2 - Harvest Season Update with Dr. Scott Monfort
Episode 2 - Harvest Season Update with Dr. Scott Monfort
In this episode, Macie talks with UGA Extension Specialist Dr. Scott Monfort for a harvest season update. 
07:40
September 28, 2022
Pilot
Pilot
In this episode, Macie gives a brief overview of what to expect from All About the Pod.
02:26
August 04, 2022