All farmers have a certain window of opportunity to get their crops planted in order for a timely harvest, but Chip Blalock with the Sunbelt Ag Expo, notes that the window is much smaller and more specific for the Darrell Williams research farm at the Sunbelt Ag Expo.
There are a few peanut organizations who sent a letter showing their support for the new farm bill. Tyron Spearman has that story along with numbers indicating there are still a lot of peanuts available.
Earlier this week, the Georgia Peanut Commission held their annual Peanut butter and Jelly Day at the state capitol. Director of Communications Joy Crosby says the event not only allowed them the opportunity to promote peanuts to state lawmakers, but they were also able to make a big difference in the community.
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.
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.
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.