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New Approach to Feeding the World

Southeast AgNet's Everett Griner
Could Africa provide its own food? This is a question Everett Griner explores today.


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Peanut Posted Price Moves Back Up

Tyron Spearman
There was another change this week in the peanut posted price as Tyron Spearman has the details.


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AgNet This Week: Immigration Reform; Peanut Price; Farm Bill Meetings

AgNet This Week

This week’s issue of AgNet This Week features a report on when farmers might see some movement on immigration reform, as well as information on the peanut price and farm bill education meetings for cotton growers. To learn more about these topics and more click here to subscribe today and view the current issue.

Our Food Link Program

Just in time for National Ag Day, Tuesday March 25th, Farm Bureau has developed a toolkit of activities to help people make the farm-to-food link.


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Peanut Export Update

Peanut exports continue to do well, as Tyron Spearman has a look at the latest numbers.


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National Ag Day to be Celebrated March 25

National Ag Day is a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.


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Price Loss Coverage Details

Today Tyron Spearman breaks down another part of the new Farm Bill, covering details of the price loss coverage.


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Thoughts about Peanut Acreage

There are still a lot of questions as to how many acres of peanuts will be planted this year. And as Tyron Spearman reports, some feel it will be even less than first thought.


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Georgia PB&J Day at State Capitol is Monday

March is National Peanut Month and the Georgia peanut industry plans to celebrate by hosting the 2014 Georgia PB&J Day at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta next Monday, March 17th. Tyron Spearman has more on that along with a good nutrition story for peanuts.

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UMA’a

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or drones as some folks call them, are here to stay. Everett Griner tells why.


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Asking for More Hi Oleic Peanuts

Tyron Spearman has information about the fact requests have been made for more Hi Oleic peanuts.


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Healthy Foods

Everett Griner explains the demand for fresh foods ids still growing.


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Big Drop in Peanut Posted Price

The peanut posted price has fallen a bit each of the past few weeks, but according to Tyron Spearman, it took a big drop this week.


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AgNet This Week: Peanut and Cotton Bases; Clean Water Act

AgNet This Week

This week’s issue of AgNet This Week features reports on the peanut and cotton bases as well the continued watch of updates proposed to the Clean Water Act. To learn more about these topics and more click here to subscribe today and view the current issue.

Seeking Answers to Food Allergy Issues

Food allergies is an issue many in the peanut industry continue to ask questions about. Tyron Spearman has a story on how some are seeking answers to the problem.


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Water Wars

Southeast AgNet's Everett Griner
Who should control water rights? That is a question a lot of people are asking. Today, Everett Griner looks at some solutions.


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Peanut Calendar

Tyron Spearman has a look at a couple of upcoming events of interest to peanut farmers.


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Family Farms

The future of family farms is solid. Everett Griner tells us why.


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Still Watching Clean Water Act Proposal

The agriculture industry is still closely watching the EPA for any sign of what it might do with its proposed Clean Water Act rule.


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Discussing Field Crop Expectations

Tyron Spearman attended a recent meeting where the main subject was how 2013 crops fared and what expectations are for 2014.


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Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

Young chefs are encouraged to get creative and get cooking for the third annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge.


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Peanut Price Drops Again and The Future of the Peanut Industry

The peanut posted price continues to slide, as Tyron Spearman has an update of this week’s price. He also has information about what some are saying about the future of the peanut industry.

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History and Purpose of Trade Promotion Authority

US Trade Representative Michael Froman explains the history of Trade Promotion Authority, and the relationship between Congress and the President to approve trade deals.


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Farmers Learning

To stay modern, farmers constantly have to learn and keep up with technology. Everett Griner talks on this today.


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Administration Releases Proposed Fiscal Year 2015 USDA Budget

According to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack the President’s newly proposed budget for USDA in fiscal year 2015 helps create jobs and drive long-term, sustainable economic growth in rural America – while equipping farmers and ranchers with the tools they need to survive and thrive. However, Nebraska Senator and Former Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns says the budget proposed by President Obama is a political tool.


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Comparing Cotton-Peanut Bases and Peanut Consumption Slides

There has been some talk about cotton and peanut bases as of late, so today Tyron Spearman compares the two for Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Plus, he has numbers from the latest peanut stocks and processing report.

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Repair or Rebuild

Southeast AgNet's Everett Griner
The waterways infrastructure bill passes and Everett Griner talks about it.


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AgNet This Week: Tri-State Water War; Kudzu Bugs; Cattle Numbers

AgNet This Week

This week’s issue of AgNet This Week features reports on the ongoing tri-state water war, kudzu bug management and southeastern cattle numbers. To learn more about these topics and more click here to subscribe today and view the current issue.

Farm Bill Programs Discussed

Tyron SpearmanAs we all know, the Farm Bill was passed and signed but it does take some time to actually get the programs associated with it implemented. Tyron Spearman looks at what was discussed last week on timetables in getting some of the programs started.


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Panhandle Crop Meeting and Florida Peanut Farmers Concerned with Cotton Base

Farmers may be interested in attending the Panhandle Crop Meeting coming up this week, as Tyron Spearman has the details, along with a story about how cotton bases are affecting some Florida peanut farmers.

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