Peanut 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.
In 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.
Tyron Spearman has more numbers from this week’s peanut crop report.
Tyron Spearman has this week’s peanut price update.
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Today’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.
Rodney 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.
In 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.