Ready for Southern Peanut Growers Conference

Dan Peanuts

Next week, the annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference will be held at the Edgewater Beach and Golf Resort in Panama City Beach, Florida.  The Conference is sponsored by the peanut grower associations in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and the Georgia Peanut Commission. Tyron Spearman has more details.


Cotton and Peanut Crop Update

Dan Cotton, Peanuts

In our weekly update on the nation’s cotton and peanut crops, U.S. Department of Agriculture meteorologist Brad Rippey says nearly half of the nation’s cotton acreage is squaring. Rippey says over half of the nation’s peanut crop is pegging. In Alabama, 74 percent of the cotton is squaring, which compares to only 62 percent this time last year. Seventeen percent …


ADAI Accepting Applications for Temporary Employment during 2019 Peanut Harvest

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release, Labor and Immigration, Peanuts

MONTGOMERY (ADAI) — The Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries (ADAI) will be accepting applications and conducting interviews for temporary employment between the hours of 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM on the dates and at the locations listed below. Applications are only accepted by applicants that attend one of the following interview sessions. August 9th: Andalusia Public Library – 212 …