national peanut board

USDA Names Members and Alternates to the National Peanut Board

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the appointment of four members and four alternates to serve on the National Peanut Board. The appointees will serve three-year terms, from Jan. 1, 2019, to Dec. 31, 2021. Appointed are: Georgia: Andy Bell (Member) and Donald G. Chase (Alternate) South Carolina: Bud Bowers (Member) and Harry Wimberly (Alternate) Texas: Peter Froese Jr. (Member) and Jeff Roper (Alternate) …

drought

UF, Georgia Tech Scientists to Begin Work on More Drought-Tolerant Peanut

Dan Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts, Research

Farmers and consumers can benefit from a more drought-tolerant peanut, and scientists from the University of Florida and Georgia Institute of Technology will soon begin research to develop a more resilient crop. With it, growers would be able to produce more market-ready peanuts, and consumers can get more of the protein-filled legume. UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences agronomists …

cotton

Condition of Cotton and Peanut Crops

Dan Cotton, Peanuts

Across the Cotton Belt, the overall condition of the nation’s crop has continued to slip during the past few weeks. However, the peanut crop has seen a slight improvement. Gary Crawford has the first part of this story. Condition of Cotton and Peanut Crops In Alabama, the cotton crop condition is rated 8 percent poor to very poor, 21 percent …

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Surplus of Peanuts

Josh McGill Peanuts

The latest Peanut and Stocks Report from USDA indicates a large supply on hand. According to a story from Tyron Spearman, we have a surplus of peanuts on hand right now.