The U.S. Department of Agriculture made some slight adjustments on the 2016/17 peanuts supply. According to Tyron Spearman, they increased import numbers, but the U.S. production number did not really change. Read the rest of this entry »
In this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we look at why many agriculture groups are concerned with USDA’s proposed changes to the GIPSA final interim rule, talk about an event held in Atlanta this past week to highlight the power of partner-driven conservation on private working lands, have information about the importance of agriculture, nature-made Christmas decorations, turkeys Read the rest of this entry »
The 41st annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show will be held January 19 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. Tyron Spearman reports that growers from across the Southeast are invited to attend the event.
In this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we talk about divvying up water in a river system, have information about the Georgia Dock chicken-pricing index, look at the latest Peanut Stocks and Processing Report, talk about deer, dairy farming Read the rest of this entry »
By Marcos Fava Neves We are normally threatened by natural storms hitting the orange juice chain, some of them hurricanes. Matthew was the last one, but fortunately it remained off the coast of Florida rather than directly hitting the orange-production area. However, the orange juice chain is facing a storm — an economic hurricane that […]
A handful of citrus growers discussed January bloom and postbloom fruit drop (PFD), bactericides, nutrition and replanting strategies at a grower forum in Sebring on January 12. Laurie Hurner, Highlands County Extension director and citrus Extension agent, summarizes the discussions. “We are looking at areas where we’ve got bloom coming on. That is a little […]