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Ag in Review for the Week Ending March 24, 2017

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending March 24th, we hear from USDA’s Chief Veterinarian concerning avian influenza, talk about the confirmation hearing for Sonny Perdue, the nominee for Agriculture Secretary, the New World screwworm, optimistic farmers, Read the rest of this entry »

Capital Area Food Bank Receives Peanut Butter Donation

Capital Area Food Bank
The U.S. peanut industry donated more than 30,000 jars of peanut butter to Capital Area Food Bank in Washington, D.C. on National Ag Day, March 21, 2017. The Capital Area Food Bank is the largest organization in the Washington metro area working to solve hunger and its companion problems: chronic undernutrition, heart disease, and obesity. The donation was made possible by the partners of the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation, which includes Alabama Peanut Producers Association, Florida Peanut Producers Association, Georgia Peanut Commission and Mississippi Peanut Growers Association. Read the rest of this entry »

Little known Peanut Facts

little facts
Everett Griner talks about little known facts about peanuts in today’s Agri View. Hear Everett’s report and learn more.

Peanut Proud Festival is Saturday

peanut proud festival
The annual Peanut Proud Festival will take place Saturday. March 25 in Blakely, Georgia. Tyron Spearman has details about the big event, along with an update of distributions made by the humanitarian arm of the peanut nation. Read the rest of this entry »

3.3% Rise Seen in 2017 Soybean Acres

soybean acresThe U.S. Department of Agriculture will release its Prospective Plantings Report on March 31. In the days leading up to it, several organizations are making predictions as to what the report will show. An Ag Web Dot Com article says Met Life Agricultural Finance is the latest to do so. Read the rest of this entry »

Peanut Butter Company Experimenting with New Products

peanut butterA marketing manager for JIF, recently told members of the American Peanut Council that young shoppers are willing to experiment, and they look to grocery stores to provide new and exciting food twists to impress family & friends. And as Tyron Spearman reports, JIF is giving shoppers new pairings and combinations that will drive new usage and encourage consumption outside of traditional occasions. Read the rest of this entry »

Higher U.S. Peanut Exports

peanut exports
Despite earlier thoughts we would see lower numbers for U.S. peanut exports, Tyron Spearman reports the latest numbers are actually higher. Read the rest of this entry »

Georgia Cotton Commission Hoping to See Cottonseed Designation

Georgia Cotton CommissionWhile efforts are already underway to hopefully get cotton back into Title 1 in the 2018 farm bill, many know cotton producers need help before that can even happen. That’s why Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton says work continues through the cottonseed initiative. Read the rest of this entry »

Southeast Facility Expanding in Peanut Oil Market

Peanut oil
Tyron Spearman has information about a Southeast company who has announced they are expanding into the peanut oil market. Read the rest of this entry »

Ag in Review for the Week Ending March 17, 2017

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending March 17th, we have an update concerning avian influenza, when damage assessments to certain crops might be available after this week’s freeze event, cabbage, weather damage to pecan trees, Read the rest of this entry »

Slight Change in Peanut Supply Report

peanut supplyTyron Spearman has an update concerning a slight change in the latest peanut supply report. Read the rest of this entry »

St. Patrick’s Day Cabbage

St. Patrick's Day cabbage
Cathy Isom gives us the many reasons to LOVE cabbage and not just on St. Patrick’s Day. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Hear Cathy’s report and learn more.

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