New predictions indicate global peanut production for 2018-2019 will be down. Tyron Spearman has the details.
Even as planting continues, the first analysis of the 2019 peanut crop has been issued. Tyron Spearman runs through the numbers.
Corn Refiners Association (CRA) President & CEO John Bode appeared before the Surface Transportation Board (STB) to give testimony on behalf of CRA. The hearing, held due to concerns expressed by users of the freight rail network and other stakeholders about the changes to demurrage and accessorial tariffs being implemented by various Class I railroads, took place in the Main …
While dry conditions continue, peanut planting in Alabama, Florida and Georgia is running ahead of the average. Tyron Spearman has the latest numbers.
USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds producers this Friday, May 24 is the deadline to obtain buy-up coverage for 2019 or 2020 eligible crops for which the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) application closing date has passed. They note that higher levels of coverage are now being offered through NAP. The 2018 Farm Bill also increased service fees and …
Planting progress continues across the Southeast, but as Tyron Spearman reports, dry conditions are hampering peanut planting in many areas of the Southeast.
Progress continues with both cotton and peanut planting across the region. Brad Rippey, U.S. Department of Agriculture meteorologist, has the latest progress reports, first for cotton: Rippey updates the progress report for peanut planting:
Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried urged the U.S. Senate to take immediate action on long-overdue Hurricane Michael relief. With both chambers set to adjourn on Friday until June 3, Fried asked senators to send a bipartisan disaster assistance package to the President’s desk before the end of the week. The U.S. House passed a bipartisan disaster bill on May 10. …
USDA announced an exchange of farmer stock peanuts has been made. Tyron Spearman has the details.
Numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) indicate U.S. peanut exports are holding strong. Tyron Spearman looks at the latest figures.