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Slowing of Peanut Exports

National Peanut Board

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Tyron Spearman reports today how peanut exports continue to see a slowdown.


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Georgia Peanut Farm Show Is Thursday

gpc-peanut-farm-show-logoPeanut farmers across the Southeast are reminded the annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show & Conference is this Thursday, January 21, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. Rodney Dawson, chairman of the farm show, says it opens at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.


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Ag in Review for the Week Ending January 15, 2016

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack explains why TPP is good for American agriculture, what cotton producers might expect here in 2016, how the number of producers renting farmland is increasing and more.

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More Numbers from Peanut Crop Report

Tyron Spearman has more numbers from this week’s peanut crop report.


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Peanut Price Update

Tyron Spearman has this week’s peanut price update.


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Feed a Bee

A honeybee from the People’s Garden Apiary visits the perennial Nepeta cataria (Common name: Catnip) in the herb garden of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) headquarters People’s Garden in Washington, D.C.Cathy Isom tells us about the national campaign creating quite a buzz for honey bees. You may recall Bayer CropScience launched the Feed a Bee campaign last year. A major new initiative to increase forage for honey bees and other pollinators.


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2015 Peanut Crop Update

2015 Peanut Crop Up Twenty Percent

2015 Peanut CropThe latest numbers from USDA indicate the 2015 peanut crop was up twenty percent compared to the previous year. The 2015 planted peanut acreage was 1.63 million acres. Tyron Spearman has the details.


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Whole Farm Protection

Whole farm protection program offers a safety net for growers.

Whole Farm ProtectionThe U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency has a new program that will provide growers whole farm protection. The Whole Farm Revenue Protection Program provides a risk management safety net for all commodities on the farm under one Read the rest of this entry »

Southeast AgNet This Week

Southeast AgNet This Week: Slight Reduction in Cotton Production; Pleased with Recent Conference

Southeast AgNet This WeekToday’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes cotton production numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, as well as an overview of the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference. Click here to view this weeks issue. Want more? Click here to subscribe.

Southeast Producers Invited to Georgia Peanut Farm Show

gpc-peanut-farm-show-logoRodney Dawson, chairman of the Georgia Peanut Farm Show Committee, invites peanut producers from across the Southeast to fine-tune your farming operation with information gained at the 40th Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show. It will be held January 21st, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia.


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Meetings for Peanut Farmers

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

There are some upcoming meetings and events, that Tyron Spearman reports may be of interest to peanut and nut growers across the Southeast.


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Ag in Review for the Week Ending January 8, 2016

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we talk about the annual American Farm Bureau Convention and IDEAg Trade Show taking place this weekend in Orlando, Florida, an update on peanut stocks which have really grown, have information on how new rules are keeping drones for farm use on the ground, agricultural education and training in high schools and more.

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