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The Commercial Diggers and Planters listed here answered a survey conducted in 1993 by their County Extension Office. These listings are solely for the purpose of providing specific information. It is not a guarantee or endorsement of the products or companies named, and does not signify that they are approved to the exclusion of others of suitable composition. Growers having rhizomes and/or hay for sale should register its availability with their County Extension Office or contact the Perennial Peanut Association.


Commercial digging and planting businesses
The listings in this section represent commercial businesses that do customized digging and planting of perennial peanut and bermuda grass rhizomes. They will also furnish rhizomes or dig and plant your rhizomes on your land.

William Lloyd
Hay Stack Farm
Rt. 5, Box 830-B
Lake City, FL 32055
Phone: 904-963-3505
Digger and planters available
Nursery size: 18+ acres
Rhizome available: Florigraze and Arbrook

W. M. Donnell
Sand Co., Trucking and Farms
P.O. Box 100
Bellwood, AL 36313
Phone: 205-588-3892 / 205-588-3595
Digger and planters available
Nursery size: 20+ acres
Rhizome available: Florigraze

Grimsley Sprigging Services
Rt. 1, Box 102A
Parrot, GA 31777
Phone: 912-623-5670 / 912-886-3347
Digger and minimum till planter available
Nursery size: 23
Rhizome available: Florigraze


Commercial Rhizome Producers
The listings in this section make commercial perennial peanut hay sales.

Kent Doke
Rt. 1, Box 35
Alachua, FL 32615
Phone: 904-462-1466
Digger and planter available
Nursery size: 33 acres
Rhizome available: Florigraze and Arbrook

A.C. Peace
5882 Railroad Avenue
Valdosta, GA 31601
Phone: 912-559-2609
Digger and planter available with large orders
Nursery size: 43 acres
Rhizome available: Florigraze and Arbrook

Edwin H. Updike
Revelation Ranch, Ocala, FL
P.O. Box 7789
Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
Phone: 704-884-7482 / 904-591-1160 / 1-800-528-3919
Digger and planter available
Nursery size: 5 acres
Rhizome available: Florigraze

Chris O. Andrew
3850 N.W. 35th Place
Gainesville, FL 32606
Phone: 904-373-0560
Can arrange digging and planting
Nursery size: 25 acres
Rhizome available: Florigraze

Jimmy Andrews
Rt. 2, Box 3397
Climax, GA 31734
Phone: 912-246-00441
or
Johnny Andrews
204 Ivy Street
Perry, FL 3234
Phone: 904-584-7320
Can arrange digging
Nursery size: 14 acres
Rhizome available: Florigraze and Arbrook

Bernard Smith
P.O. Box 26
Madison, GA 32340
Phone: 904-973-6293
Nursery size: 1.5 acres
Rhizome available: Florigraze

Charles Paarlberg
Rt.1, Box 1195
Lee, FL 32059
Phone: 904-971-5707
Digger and planter available
Will also rent planter
Nursery size: 10+ acres
Rhizome available: Florigraze and Arbrook

Jerry Mayfield / Jim Vander
Clear Creek Farm
9501 N.W. Highway 326
Ocala, FL 32675
Phone: 904-629-4112
Can arrange digging and planting
Nursery size: 5+ acres
Rhizome available: Florigraze and Arbrook

Eugene Rooks
22428 Chinsegut Hill Road
Brooksville, FL 34601
Phone: 904-796-8484
or
V.M. Brooks
Inverness, FL
Phone: 904-726-1878
Digger and planter available
Nursery size: 6+ acres
Rhizome available: Florigraze and Arbrook

Chris Clabough
Rt. 1, Box 96 B
Greenville, FL 32331
Phone: 904-584-5237
Digger and planter available
Nursery size: 25 acres
Rhizome available: Florigraze and Arbrook