From the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries:
Montgomery, AL – Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries Consumer Food Safety Inspectors are conducting recall effectiveness checks on certain retail lots of Arrowhead Mills® Peanut Butters, MaraNatha® Almond Butters and Peanut Butters because of possible contamination with Salmonella.
nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. has voluntarily recalled certain retail lots of Read the rest of this entry »
Various promotions are underway to help sell more peanuts, as Tyron Spearman has the story.
There is opposition to allowing other countries the right to use peanut seed technology developed here. Tyron Spearman has the story.
The 2014 Georgia Peanut Tour will be held September 16-18, 2014 with the Hot Topics Seminar on Tuesday, Sept. 16th and then the tour itself taking place Wednesday, Sept. 17th and Thursday, Sept. 18th. But the Georgia Peanut Commission reminds growers that participants must register by today to be guaranteed their Read the rest of this entry »
Tyron Spearman has a look at a few events coming up this week that may be of interest to row crop farmers in the Southeast.
This is recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast featuring crop report information from the August releases which came out this week from USDA. We also have a look at the SNAP program and how it’s being used in rural areas, and hoping to see more textile business coming back.
Tyron Spearman has an update on how the peanut crop is faring across the Southeast.
Tyron Spearman has more information from last week’s Peanut Sheller’s and Buying Points meeting.
Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week features the latest USDA crop reports for cotton and peanuts. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.
The USDA has released its first crop estimate for the year, and Tyron Spearman gives the numbers for the peanut crop along with other crop numbers.
There are a lot of folks in agriculture interested in seeing the numbers from USDA’s next crop report which comes out Tuesday. Tyron Spearman has more on that, along with a reminder about a couple of events coming up this week that peanut growers may be interested in attending.
This is recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast featuring reports about the 6-month mark of the new Farm Bill, about the new Cotton Transition Assistance Program which starts Monday, how the peanut crop looks right now in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, and about a new burger made from both beef and chicken.
According to the latest numbers, peanut stocks continue to dwindle. Tyron Spearman has the story.
Parents, schools, health professionals and others have a new resource to help them understand and effectively manage food allergies, thanks to the National Peanut Board. Cindy Zimmerman reports that NPB has launched PeanutAllergyFacts.org, a website dedicated to providing science-based information about peanut and food allergies.
A meeting for Peanut Shellers and Buying Points is scheduled this week, and Tyron Spearman has the details.
This is recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast featuring reports regarding the longleaf pine initiative, how the peanut crop looks thus far in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, and about efforts underway to find a new Executive Vice President for the Georgia Cattlemen’s Association.
One speaker at last week’s Southern Peanut Growers Conference talked about the negatives and positives in the peanut industry right now. Tyron Spearman has the details.
Folks from across the Southeast were in Panama City, Florida this past weekend for the annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference. And those in attendance included the Executive Directors of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association, Florida Peanut Producers Association and Georgia Peanut Commission.
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The annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference took place this past weekend in Panama City, Florida, and Tyron Spearman could be found in his apron fixing grilled peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. But he also took time out to attend the various sessions where a variety of topics were discussed, including peanut markets.
For more from this year’s Southern Peanut Growers Conference click here.