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.
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.
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.
Everett Griner talks about what we have to be thankful for on this Thanksgiving in today’s Agri View.
The 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.
Tyron Spearman updates us on the progress of the peanut crop.
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.
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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Everett Griner talks about the net farm income being down this year in today’s Agri View.
Tyron Spearman has a look at the latest peanut export numbers.
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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Peanut farmers are being urged not to get complacent with a certain peanut disease. Tyron Spearman has more on that story.
From USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Florida:
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 »
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.
Tyron Spearman has a look at this week’s peanut prices and where things stand concerning any new contracts.
The latest numbers concerning peanut supplies are out, and Tyron Spearman has the details.
The 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 »