A sensor network developed by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) engineers could make it easier and cheaper for peanut growers and processors to dry their peanuts. In Georgia, farmers bring their peanuts to a buying point for grading and pricing. If the moisture content is too high, the semi-trailer loaded with peanuts is transferred to a drying bay for a drying …
During last week’s Southern Peanut Growers Conference held in Miramar Beach, Florida, Representatives Mike Rogers of Alabama and Austin Scott from Georgia were on hand to talk with peanut growers about the 2018 farm bill. Tyron Spearman was there and has the story.
The 19th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference is being held this week at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Miramar Beach, Florida. The three-day conference, which wraps up Saturday, provides farmers with information about peanut production, legislative issues, marketing, and promotions. During the event, the National Peanut Board was presented with this year’s Valor Award for their work in …
Tyron Spearman has an update of where peanut exports currently stand.
Markets for 2016 peanuts continue to be strong, as supplies continue to drop. Tyron Spearman has an update on those numbers along with a look at contract offerings for the 2017 crop. 07-20-17 Strong Market for 2016 Peanuts
Peanut acreage this year ended up being more than what the March intentions had predicted. And according to Tyron Spearman, if we see an increase in harvested acreage, peanut supplies may surge.
The annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference will be held July 20-22 in Miramar Beach, Florida. Farmers will be able to learn more about peanut production, legislative issues, marketing and promotional efforts. Tyron Spearman has a look at what to expect at this year’s conference.
Tyron Spearman takes a look at the various nut industries and how they are all doing this year.
One of the winners of the 18th Annual Peanut Profitability Awards is a farmer from Alabama. Tyron Spearman tells us who it is.
USDA’s planted peanut acres estimate is a bit different from what peanut Extension specialists had estimated total planted peanut acreage to be. Tyron Spearman looks at the difference between the numbers.