There are two big peanut meetings taking place this week. Tyron Spearman has the details. Two Peanut Meetings this Week
Each year the Peanut Efficiency Award is given to a deserving Southeast farmer. Tyron Spearman has the details about this year’s recipient. Southeast Peanut Efficiency Award Winner
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) …
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 …
There are two major meetings in the peanut industry coming up soon. Tyron Spearman has the details. Two Major Peanut Meetings Coming Soon
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 …
Tyron Spearman has a look at this week’s peanut calendar. Peanut Calendar for This Week
During last week’s USA Peanut Congress, Southeast Extension Agronomists gave an update on the 2018 crop. Tyron Spearman was there and has the story.
Efforts continue to expand markets for U.S. peanuts. Tyron Spearman has the story.
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.