The increase in peanut acreage across the U.S. this year will be needed. According to a story from Tyron Spearman, this crop will be needed to meet both export and consumer demand.
Planting of the nation’s cotton crop is nearing completion. As of this past Sunday, 92 percent of the crop was in the ground. And according to USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey, a sizeable percentage of the crop looks good at this time. In Alabama, 97 percent of the cotton crop has been planted as of this past Sunday, which …
USDA is reporting that old crop peanuts are still being sold. Tyron Spearman has the details.
Many areas of the peanut belt across the Southeast has seen rainfall the past few days, and as Tyron Spearman reports, it’s a time many need to be looking at the control for both leaf spot and stem rot. Image Credit: Valdosta State University, Dr. Emily G. Cantonwine, Department of Biology
For crop insurance, the peanut planting deadline for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia was June 5. But Tyron Spearman reminds growers if you need to replant, contact your crop insurance agent before you destroy and replant the crop.
The Georgia Peanut Commission is hosting a photo contest June 7-Oct. 1, 2017, to fill the pages of the 2018 Georgia Peanut Calendar, “Photos from the Field.” Photos will also be selected to be used in various promotional projects by GPC throughout the year. Peanut farmers from across Georgia are encouraged to submit their best high-resolution photo of peanut production …
The National Peanut Board recently announced that some research topics had been approved. Tyron Spearman has the details.
According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service weekly crop progress report, planting of the U.S. peanut crop is nearing completion. Tyron Spearman has the latest numbers.
USDA recently released its monthly Stocks and Processing Report, and according to Tyron Spearman, peanut supplies continue to drop.
With June here, one peanut specialist said it’s time to begin your fungicide program. Tyron Spearman has the story.