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Corn Plantings to Overtake Soybeans in 2019

Dan Corn, Industry News Release, Soybeans

An analysis of USDA data says corn will take over the top spot from soybeans in planted acres during the next growing season. The Hagstrom Report says it is a reaction to market conditions created by President Donald Trump’s tariffs on Chinese imports. The data shows corn plantings will likely exceed soybeans by nine to 10 million acres between 2019 …

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Feast on Florida-Grown Foods This Thanksgiving

Dan Citrus, Field Crops, Florida, Fruits, Vegetables

As we sit down to dine during the annual Thanksgiving feast, it’s worth noting that much of what we eat comes from Florida farmers, say University of Florida researchers. Better still, scientists with the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences try to see if they can breed and grow certain crops in Florida to help growers and consumers. When …

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Lower Cotton Production in the Southeast

Dan Cotton

Cotton production here in the Southeast will be much lower this year due to Hurricane Michael. According to the latest report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), big drops in production will be found in Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Chris Singh, with NASS in Washington D.C., has the numbers. Lower Cotton Production in Southeast

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Celebrating National Peanut Butter Lovers Month

Dan Peanuts, This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom tells us about some of the many ways of celebrating the salty, sweet and nutritious snack that pairs with just about everything. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Celebrating National Peanut Butter Lovers Month For all of November, it’s National Peanut Butter Lovers Month. The perfect time to satisfy all of your peanut butter cravings. It’s …