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Peanut Road Tour

The Peanut Road Tour made a recent stop in Atlanta and Tyron Spearman has the details.


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Southeast AgNet This Week: Limiting Farm Entities; Weather and Bird Flu

Southeast-AgNet-THIS-WEEK-sToday’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes a report on opposition to a proposal that would limit the number of entities on a farming operation as well as news on how warm weather is affecting avian influenza. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Peanut Crop Over 90 Percent Planted

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture figures show the U.S. peanut crop is now over 90 percent planted. Tyron Spearman runs through the national numbers as well as where things stand in the Southeast.


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Continuing to Sell Peanut Butter

Tyron Spearman has a story about how one company continues doing what it can to sell more peanut butter.


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NRCS Alabama Announces Signup for Project to Address Irrigation Efficiency

usda-logoProducers in 10 Alabama counties can apply for a Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) project in collaboration with the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District.


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Ag in Review for the Week Ending June 5, 2015

In this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we explain why the number of avian influenza cases in the U.S. has begun to decline, look at how some appose a proposal to limit the number of entities on farming operations, and how regulations on drones may delay development.

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Peanut Research Institution Agreement

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Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman has information about an agreement reached by the National Peanut Board concerning the Peanut Research Institution Agreement .


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Opposition to Limiting the Number of Entities on a Farming Operation

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

There is a proposal to limit the number of entities on a farming operation. Southeast AgNet’s Tyron Spearman reports that there are some who are opposing this.


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Enrolling Farm Bill Programs

The enrollment process is underway for farm bill programs, as Tyron Spearman looks at what this involves.


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Southeast AgNet This Week: Reviewing WOTUS Rule; EPA on Clean Water Act

Southeast-AgNet-THIS-WEEK-sToday’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes a review of the EPA’s final “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule and comments on this rule from the deputy assistant administrator for the EPA’s Office of Water. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Peanut Planting Continues

Tyron Spearman has an update on where peanut planting efforts stand this week.


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New Peanut Stocks and Processing Numbers

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Tyron Spearman

The latest peanut stocks and processing report has some good news for farmers as Tyron Spearman runs through the new numbers.


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Ag in Review for the Week Ending May 29, 2015

In this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we have an update concerning the finalized “Waters of the United States” rule which came out this week, a reminder about an important crop insurance deadline coming up next week, along with information about new lettuce varieties with increased disease.

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Crop Insurance Final Peanut Planting Date Nearing

Tyron Spearman has an important reminder about a crop insurance deadline coming up next week.


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No Changes in Peanut Market

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

There still are no changes in the peanut price, as Tyron Spearman looks at that along with other marketing information for growers.


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Peanut Planting on Target

Rains this week will slow planting progress some, but as Tyron Spearman reports, peanut planting is basically on target.


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Important Deadline Coming June 1

usda-logoIn order to remain eligible, or become eligible for crop insurance premium support, producers must file a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification form with their local USDA Service Center by June 1. USDA wants to make sure those who are required to Read the rest of this entry »

Sunbelt Expo Planting Crops for Field Day

sunbelt-chip-blalock-2011The farm staff at Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia has been busy planting and getting the crops ready for not only the big show in October, but for the field day in July. Show director Chip Blalock says they have a great staff who prepares this each year.


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Southeast AgNet This Week: Certify Conservation Compliance by June 1

Southeast-AgNet-THIS-WEEK-sToday’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes details on an upcoming important deadline for producers. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

National Peanut Board Update

The Chairman of the National Peanut Board recently provided an update of what their staff has been working on, as Tyron Spearman has the story.


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Updating Peanut Grading Equipment

Efforts are underway to update peanut grading equipment. Tyron Spearman has the details.


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Peanut Milk and New Product Packaging

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

You’ve probably heard of almond milk, and maybe even cashew milk, but have you heard of peanut milk? Tyron Spearman has a story on how it may be a possibility for consumers, along with information about new packaging for one company who produces peanut products.


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Farmers Reminded about June 1 Deadline

Tyron Spearman has a reminder for farmers about a June 1 deadline that’s nearing.


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Argentina Peanut Harvest Underway

The Argentina peanut harvest is underway, as Tyron Spearman has the details.


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Waiting for Rain to Plant

Tyron Spearman has a quick story about how some peanut farmers are waiting for a rain before continuing planting.


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Peanut Butter Maker Agrees to Fines

Tyron Spearman has a follow-up story concerning a well known peanut butter maker and how they recently agreed to pay fines.


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Southeast AgNet This Week: Asking for COOL Repeal; Ag Careers

Southeast-AgNet-THIS-WEEK-sToday’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes details on pork and beef producers’ request to repeal country-of-origin labeling (COOL) and a report on the growing opportunities in agricultural careers. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Crop Planting Continues

planting-cropsPlanting of the various crops across the Southeast and other areas of the country continue. Tyron Spearman has an update on the progress.


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More Peanuts Expected Worldwide

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

While demand has increased, so will the amount of peanuts grown around the world. Tyron Spearman has a look at the latest numbers.


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Ag in Review for the Week Ending May 15, 2015

In this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we talk about a new report showing demand for recent college graduates with degrees in ag programs, the final 2014 cotton crop numbers and estimates for the 2015 peanut crop, along with a story about a new health fad.

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