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New Peanut Shelling Plant to Open

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

The grand opening of Premium Peanut, a new peanut shelling plant in Douglas, Georgia, will take place April 22nd. Tyron Spearman has the details.


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Ag in Review for the Week Ending April 15, 2016

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we talk about the cost of inaction on the Trans Pacific Partnership, how a bug has a few peanuts producers concerned, Vidalia onions, bees, eggs Read the rest of this entry »

Pest has Peanut Growers Concerned

Burrower Bug

Burrower Bug

The Burrower Bug is a silent peanut pest that eats away at profits, and according to a story from Tyron Spearman, it’s a pest that has a few producers concerned.


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Growers Attend International Peanut Forum

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

A few growers from the Southeast were among the attendees at this week’s International Peanut Forum. Tyron Spearman has the details.


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Talking Peanut Fertility

Peanuts fieldThe correct amount of fertilizer is of course important for any crop, and Tyron Spearman reports one extension specialist has information for Southeast growers when it comes to fertility of the peanut crop.


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Peanuts Being Shipped to Haiti

USA and Haiti FlagsThe government is taking some of the peanuts forfeited to the Commodity Credit Corporation, processing them into 500 MT of packaged dry roasted peanuts grown in the U.S. and now being shipped to Haiti. Tyron Spearman has more.


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NPB Targeting Millennial Group

millennialTyron Spearman tells us about the National Peanut Board efforts to target the millennial generation in their newest advertising campaign.


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Voting Underway for New Flavor of Peanut Candy

m&ms-peanutIn honor of their 75th anniversary, M&M’S is empowering fans to choose the brand’s newest peanut–flavored addition to its iconic line-up in a nationwide “Flavor Vote“. Tyron Spearman has the details.


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Ag in Review for the Week Ending April 8, 2016

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we talk about the importance of animal traceability for meat exports, how climate change may actually be producing better wine, the latest trend in farmland values, Read the rest of this entry »

Peanut Price Update

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman has an update for us concerning where the peanut posted price currently stands and any contract offers that are out there.


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USDA Provides Nutritious U.S. Peanuts in Humanitarian Effort for Haiti

peanutsThe U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing nutritious U.S. peanuts in humanitarian effort for Haiti. Tyron Spearman has the details.


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Recommendations for Southeast Peanut Farmers

Peanuts fieldAs we get closer to seeing peanut seed go into the ground, Tyron Spearman reports one man had a few recommendations for Southeast farmers.


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