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Peanut Crop Update

Peanut planting is finished in some areas while nearing completion in others. Tyron Spearman has a look at where the crop currently stands across the Southeast.


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Still No Change to Peanut Price

The peanut posted price held steady again this week as Tyron Spearman has this update.


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PB&J Beer

Many different foods and drinks have been flavored in various ways over the years, but today Tyron Spearman has information about a new drink that’s available with a hint of peanut butter and jelly.


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Peanut Farmers Oppose Changes to Farm Bill

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

The Southern Peanut Farmers Federation joined other farm organizations in signing a letter encouraging lawmakers to oppose all amendments to the Fiscal Year 2015 Agriculture Appropriations Bill that may harm the new 2014 Farm Bill law. Tyron Spearman has the details.


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Alabama Peanut Farmers to Vote Tuesday

Tyron Spearman has a reminder for Alabama peanut farmers that this Tuesday is the day to vote in the referendum.


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Farm Thefts

Crime-TheftEverett Griner talks about farm products having great value in today’s Agri View.


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USDA Video: This Week @ USDA June 13

A weekly look at some of the events and activities at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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EPA and Ag Sector Have Seperate Terms for Same Thing

While EPA has stressed that ditches are not included in the proposed Waters of U.S. rule, American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman notes that the agency and the ag community simply have different terms for the same thing.


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House Urged to Not Change Farm Bill through Ag Appropriations Bill

The Environmental Protection Agency has extended the comment period for its Waters of the U.S. proposal.


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Clean Water Rules Comment Period Extended

The Environmental Protection Agency has extended the comment period for its Waters of the U.S. proposal.


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Southern Peanut Farmers Federation Opposes changes in 2014 Farm Bill

From the Georgia Peanut Commission:

June 11, 2014 – Washington, D.C.- The Southern Peanut Farmers Federation (SPFF) joined other farm organizations in signing a letter encouraging lawmakers to oppose all amendments to the Fiscal Year 2015 Agriculture Appropriations Bill that may harm the new 2014 Farm Bill law.

The SPFF is comprised of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association, the Florida Peanut Producers Association, Mississippi Peanut Growers Association and the Georgia Peanut Commission. Read the rest of this entry »

Hand Picked

hand pickedEverett Griner wonders if hand-harvested crops will vanish in today’s Agri View.


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Peanut Exports are Down

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

The latest numbers concerning peanut exports show a slide in some areas, but an increase in others. Tyron Spearman has the details.


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Peanut Calendar

Tyron Spearman has information about some upcoming events that may be of interest to farmers across the Southeast.


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Up and Down Ride

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Everett Griner talks about farmers struggle and the economic ride in today’s Agri View.


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Alabama Peanut Referendum Reminder

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

Peanut farmers in Alabama are being reminded about the referendum vote which is coming up. Tyron Spearman has the details.


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USDA Video: This Week @ USDA June 6

A weekly look at some of the events and activities at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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National Peanut Board Launches New Educational Series

The National Peanut Board has launched an online consumer educational series called “The Journey of a Peanut Butter Jar”, as Tyron Spearman has the details.


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Missing Factor in Feeding Our Children

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Everett Griner talks about the missing factor in measuring the success of feeding our children in today’s Agri View.


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Peanut Price Update and New Peanut Roasting Plant in Georgia

Tyron Spearman has an update on the latest price information for peanuts along with a story about a brand new peanut roasting plant in Georgia.

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Tax Extenders Bill Pushed After November Election

Farmers and ranchers are anxiously waiting for Congress to move on the tax extenders bill that American Farm Bureau tax policy specialist Pat Wolff says is needed to re-instate a list of tax provisions that expired at the end of last year. However, it now looks like they will have to wait until after the November election.


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Peanut Planting Continues

Peanut planting across the belt continues, but as Tyron Spearman reports, it’s nearing completion in some areas.


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AgNet This Week: Ag Appropriations; Crop Insurance Deadline

AgNet This Week

This week’s issue of AgNet This Week features reports regarding the ag appropriations bill, the upcoming crop insurance deadline and much more. To learn more click here to subscribe today and view the current issue.

Peanut Stocks Continue to Drop

The latest peanut stocks and processing numbers are out and Tyron Spearman reports good news for farmers in that stocks of peanuts continue to drop.


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The Journey of a Peanut Butter Jar

An online consumer educational series,”The Journey of a Peanut Butter Jar”, invites readers to learn about how their favorite jar of peanut butter supports farming families, communities, the economy and the environment.


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The More You Give

vegetablesEverett Griner talks about farmers feeding the world in today’s Agri View.


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Crop Insurance Deadline Nearing

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman has a reminder for growers that a crop insurance deadline is coming up this week.


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Controlling Imported Bugs

bagrada-bugEverett Griner talks about farmers contending with imported bugs in today’s Agri View.


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New Peanut Products Coming

Those who love peanuts and the various peanut products will be interested to know about some of the new ones coming out this summer. Tyron Spearman has the details.


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USDA Video: This Week @ USDA May 30

A weekly look at some of the events and activities at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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