During a recent joint meeting of the American Peanut Sheller’s Association and the National Peanut Buying Points Association, various awards were presented. Tyron Spearman has the details.
During a recent peanut industry event, Political Action Committee (PAC) dollars were raised. Tyron Spearman has the details, along with information about what one Congressman had to say about work on the 2018 Farm Bill.
During a recent conference, one speaker noted the peanut industry needs to adapt to some new ways. Tyron Spearman has the story.
A new peanut drying sensor network could make things easier for peanut growers and processors. According to a story from Tyron Spearman, the new sensor monitors temperatures and humidity levels inside semi-trailers and the kernel moisture content, and no one has to climb into the trailers to collect peanuts and check their moisture content. Image: ARS scientists developed a new moisture-monitoring …
The latest numbers indicate consumption of peanuts may not be quite as much as what was earlier predicted. Tyron Spearman has the details.
Another Farm Bill listening session took place, this time in Texas. Tyron Spearman has information about how the peanut industry was involved.
A peanut Pre-Harvest Meeting will be held next Wednesday, August 2 at Lake Blackshear Resort in Cordele. According to a story from Tyron Spearman, speakers for that event have been announced.
A peanut farmer from Camilla, Georgia testified before the Senate Agriculture Committee this week on how peanut provisions in the 2014 Farm Bill need to also be included in the 2018 bill. Tyron Spearman has the details.
Tyron Spearman has this week’s peanut crop update.
The theme for last week’s Southern Peanut Growers Conference was “Navigating the Marketplace”, and farmers from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi met on Florida’s Emerald Coast to learn and network. Those attending included Caleb Bristow, executive director of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association; Ken Barton, executive director of the Florida Peanut Producers Association; and Don Koehler, executive director of the …