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Peanut Crop Update

Clint Thompson Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Peanuts

This week’s crop condition report notes the nation’s peanut crop is pegging at a normal rate. Tyron Spearman reports a couple of Southeast states are actually ahead of schedule.

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Cotton, Peanut Crops on Par With Development

Clint Thompson Alabama, Cotton, Florida, Georgia, Peanuts

According to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), cotton and peanut crops continue to develop. As a matter of fact, USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey says there was some overall improvement in the nation’s cotton crop this past week. Rippey says the pace of cotton squaring and setting bolls is pretty much on par with the five-year averages. Rippey also …

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Peanut Stocks Are Down

Clint Thompson Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Peanuts

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released the Peanut Stocks and Processing Report for the month of May. According to Tyron Spearman, the report shows stocks are dropping.

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Syngenta Touts Two Fungicides for Peanut Producers

Clint Thompson Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Peanuts

By Clint Thompson Peanuts are planted across the Southeast. It is time for farmers to start thinking about how to protect their crop this year against two persistent diseases – white mold and leaf spot. According to Wilson Faircloth, agronomic service representative with Syngenta, two products that growers should keep in mind because of their long-lasting effectiveness are Miravis and …

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Southern Peanut Growers Conference Postponed Until 2021

Clint Thompson Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Peanuts

The 2020 Southern Peanut Growers Conference has been postponed until July 15-17, 2021. All rooms will be released by Edgewater Beach & Golf Resort. If you wish to keep your room reservation, you will have 24 hours to call in and re-secure your room. The conference room rate will be honored for all rooms. Call Crystal at 850-235-4951 to re-secure …

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U.S. Peanut Acreage is Up 6%

Clint Thompson Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Peanuts

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released its 2020 planted acreage reports today, and the numbers show planted area for peanuts is estimated at 1.51 million acres in 2020. Tyron Spearman reports that is up 6% from last year.