The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest numbers indicate a rise in peanut production this year. According to a story to Tyron Spearman, that was a surprise to many farmers and would mean a rise in season-ending stocks.
On September 13th, National Peanut Day was celebrated across the nation. And according to a story from Tyron Spearman, the day was designed to pay homage to mighty and tasty peanut.
TIFTON, GA (GPC-September 18, 2019) — The 23rd annual Plains Peanut Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 28 in Plains, Georgia, home of President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter. The event highlights the harvest of its cash crop, peanuts, which has big potential across the globe by providing a sustainable and nutritious product and fighting malnutrition. Georgia leads …
Extension Peanut Specialists across the Southeast have been putting out harvesting tips for this year’s crop. Tyron Spearman has the details.
A shipment of peanut butter is heading to help Hurricane Dorian victims in the Bahamas. Tyron Spearman tells who is responsible for the shipment and how you can still help.
Tyron Spearman has the latest peanut market news.
When USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) released their September crop reports today, they indicated that U.S. peanut production is to be up seven percent from the August forecast. Tyron Spearman runs through those numbers, and also looks at how some other crops fared in this report.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Monday that agricultural producers affected by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019 can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+). Tyron Spearman reports that signup for this program starts Wednesday, Sept. 11.
In the latest crop conditions report, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) notes that 43 percent of bolls are open in the nation’s cotton crop, which is ahead of the 5-year average of 37 percent. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey says that includes states that were grazed by Hurricane Dorian. But the condition of the nation’s peanut crop is slipping, and …
Tyron Spearman has details about a lawsuit that has been filed by two Florida peanut farmers.