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Some Changes in Peanut Production Forecast

peanut-harvest-ford-2010A few changes were made to the November peanut crop forecast by USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service from last month’s estimate. Tyron Spearman has a look at those numbers.

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PLC and ARC Signups Underway

usda-logoSignup is underway for USDA’s Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs at your local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office. Tyron Spearman reports this is for those interested in enrolling for the 2017 crop year.

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Peanut Butter Lovers Month Underway

Jar of peanut butter on nature backgroundNovember is Peanut Butter Lovers Month, and Americans will celebrate by eating more than 65-70 million pounds of peanut butter this month. Tyron Spearman has more information about this celebration and a few of the activities tied around it.

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Ag in Review for the Week Ending November 4, 2016

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we look at more information concerning early work on a new farm bill, remind beef and dairy producers about an upcoming deadline, talk about peanut stocks, the turkey hotline, Read the rest of this entry »

Peanut Price Update

peanuts-5Tyron Spearman has this week’s peanut price update.

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Peanut Stocks are Down

peanut-warehousePeanut stocks have dropped a little more according to a recent report. Tyron Spearman runs through the numbers.

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Peanut Harvest Update

peanut-harvest-ford-2010The latest update from USDA indicates peanut harvest is over three-fourths complete, but as Tyron Spearman reports, some growers have stopped harvesting for now due to the dry conditions.

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Proud of the Peanut Butter and Jelly Pairing

pb&jMany people, especially youngsters, enjoy a good peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Tyron Spearman reports today that many folks in the peanut industry are proud of that peanut butter and jelly pairing, as they realize what it means to the industry.

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Peanut Export Update

peanutChina continues to be a major destination for U.S peanuts, but according to a story from Tyron Spearman, there may be more competition for that and other markets next year..

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La Nina and Ag Impacts to Southern U.S. This Winter

weather-sunny-hotPredicted mild and dry winter weather conditions along the southern tier of the country could cause adverse impacts for some producers. Rod Bain has the story.

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Enrollment Period for 2017 Safety Net Coverage Began Tuesday

Val Dolcini

Val Dolcini

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini made an announcement that enrollment for the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs began Tuesday, November 1, for the 2017 crop year coverage.

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Ag in Review for the Week Ending October 28, 2016

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we look at a new nationwide presidential poll involving farmers and ranchers, provide information about an upcoming event for Southeast cattle producers, talk about drought conditions affecting pastures, TPP, Halloween peanut candy Read the rest of this entry »

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