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Monsanto Launches Two New Herbicides

Austin Horn

Austin Horn

Austin Horn with Monsanto discusses two new herbicides that were launched this year for cotton and soybeans.


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More information about Monsanto products is available on their website.

Upcoming Meetings This Month for Georgia and Alabama Producers

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman fills us in with dates, times and locations of meetings this month, including the Georgia Farm Bureau 77th Annual Convention December 7-9 in Jekyll Island, the Peanut Commodity Conference on December 8th, the 18th Annual Meeting of the Georgia Crop Alliance coming up December 4th at The Retreat at Lake Blackshear in Cordele, Georgia. Tyron also reminds Alabama producers of the Farm Bill Education meeting coming up in Alabama on December 9th thru 12th. Alabama producers need to check with their Agriculture Extension Service for more details on these meetings.


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Alabama Education Meetings on the Farm Bill Coming Up

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

Alabama is planning some meetings on the educational section of the new Farm Bill. The Alabama Extension Service is teaming up with USDA and the Alabama Farmers Federation to have these meetings. Tyron Spearman tells us about the meetings, times and locations.


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USDA FSA Meeting Coming Up in Pecan Grove

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman reports the USDA Farm Service Agency, Kansas City Commodity Office, says they are claiming a procurement of runner-type raw shell peanuts for use in the USDA Distribution Program. They will have a meeting at 10:00 a.m. on December 4 at the Federal State Inspection Service office in Pecan Grove, south of Albany, Georgia. The purpose of this meeting is to give a presentation on procedures on how you may submit and sell to future USDA solicitation.


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Say Thanks…to a Farmer

happy-thanksgiving-cardEverett Griner talks about what we have to be thankful for on this Thanksgiving in today’s Agri View.


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Market Development Funds Given Out for Peanut Promotions

Peanut-in-a-shell-150x118The Foreign Agriculture Service announced they have given out the Market Development Funds for the year. Tyron Spearman tells us who has received some of these funds and what this means for the peanut industry.


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Peanut Crop Update

PeanutsTyron Spearman updates us on the progress of the peanut crop.


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Southeast AgNet This Week: AL Cattle in South Dakota; Peanut Disease

AgNet This Week

Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes an update on Alabama cattle in South Dakota and information on a peanut disease growers need to stay on top of. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Adama Expands Diamond Product for Soybeans and Peanuts

Dave Downing

Dave Downing

Dave Downing, brand leader for Adama (formally known as MANA in the United States), discusses the name change and expansion of Diamond products that will help not only the cotton grower, as it has for so many years, but soybean and peanut growers, too.


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“How Sweet It Is” … Or Isn’t

Phillip Hayes

Phillip Hayes

This year the American Sugar Alliance (ASA) filed an anti-dumping and subsidy case against Mexico with the Department of Commerce. Phillip Hayes, spokesman for the ASA, talks about sugar beets and the ruling in the cases filed.


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Valent Intego Suite, New Seed Protection For Soybeans

valent-thad-hayesValent’s Thad Hayes, soybean seed protection marketing manager, talks about a brand new product that can protect soybeans.


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Funding Awarded to Expand Export Markets

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman discusses the USDA Foreign Agriculture Service awarding funding to more than 60 agriculture programs and what it means for the peanut industry.


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Technology Keeping Cotton in the Game

Mark Messura

Mark Messura

Mark Messura, Senior Vice President for Cotton Incorporated, looks at how technology has helped keep cotton in the game.


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Learn more at cottoninc.com.

Florida Commissioner’s Spotlight: Giving Thanks for Ranchers Farmers and Growers

Putnam

Adam Putnam

On this week’s Commissioner’s Spotlight, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam talks to Franko Galoso about giving thanks for Ranchers, Farmers and Growers.


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You can follow Florida Commissioner Adam Putnam on Facebook and Twitter.

Discover more by visiting FreshFromFlorida.com.

Tough Year

farm incomeEverett Griner talks about the net farm income being down this year in today’s Agri View.


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Peanut Export Update

Tyron Spearman has a look at the latest peanut export numbers.


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Promoting Soil Health

Tom Christensen

Tom Christensen

A big push has been underway for some time now concerning soil health. Tom Christensen, associate chief for operations with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, says it’s really a major effort.


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Georgia Cotton Commission Pleased with STAX Meetings

Richey Seaton

Richey Seaton

The National Cotton Council was in Georgia this week conducting educational meetings regarding insurance options for cotton under The Agricultural Act of 2014. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton was pleased with the turnout at both meetings.


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New Focus on Cotton Webcast Discusses Viruses and Leaf Curl

Courtesy of Cotton Incorporated, the latest ‘Focus on Cotton’ webcast educates growers, consultants, and applied scientists worldwide about the cause of cotton leaf curl virus and a key component of the cotton leaf curl disease complex.


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To learn more click here.

Peanut Oil Great for Turkey Frying

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

If you are planning to fry your Thanksgiving turkey this year, then Tyron Spearman says don’t forget the peanut oil.


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Getting Complacent with Peanut Disease

Peanut farmers are being urged not to get complacent with a certain peanut disease. Tyron Spearman has more on that story.


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Florida’s Jesse Wilson Named NRCS Engineer of the Year

From USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida:

Jessie Wilson

Jesse Wilson

Gainesville, Fla., Nov. 20, 2014 – When Jesse Wilson learned this month he was named Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Engineer of the Year he was very surprised. His staff wasn’t. As any one of his employees will tell you, he is well deserving of the honor.

“You aren’t going to find anyone who works harder. And he enjoys his job. He fully supports his employees personally and professionally; gives us the tools we need to succeed – and he hopes you do,” said Read the rest of this entry »

Georgia Cotton Producer Pleased with Research Efforts

Matt Coley

Matt Coley

Matt Coley, a Dooly county cotton producer who also serves on the Georgia Cotton Commission, is pleased with the research efforts the commission puts forward.


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Southeast AgNet This Week: Vilsack on WOTUS and Beef Checkoff

AgNet This Week

The current issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes reports from the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture on EPA’s proposed Waters of the U.S. rule and on the need for another beef checkoff. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

No New Peanut Contracts

Tyron Spearman has a look at this week’s peanut prices and where things stand concerning any new contracts.


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More Vehicles Using Higher Blend of Ethanol

ethanol-e-1515% blend of ethanol can now be used in more new vehicles than ever. Cindy Zimmerman has story.


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Kubota M Series Tractors

Kent Brown

Kent Brown

Kent Brown, product manager with Kubota, talks about the tractor and what seperates it from the competition.


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2014-15 Corn Outlook

Ear of corn against a field under cloudsRod Bain with the USDA talks with Seth Meyers about the 2014-15 Corn Outlook As the US looks to set another production record with more on the story here’s Rod


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New Peanut Supply Numbers

The latest numbers concerning peanut supplies are out, and Tyron Spearman has the details.


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Talking Soil Health at Alabama Association of Conservation Districts Meeting

nacd-taglineThe 72nd Annual Meeting of the Alabama Association of Conservation Districts has been taking place in Orange Beach, Alabama. Around 200 folks from across the state are on hand to learn more about programs for the upcoming year. Read the rest of this entry »

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