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Peanut Exports are Up

Tyron Spearman reports that according to the latest numbers, peanut exports are still up.


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FSA Reminds Farmers of Upcoming Deadlines

Val Dolcini

Val Dolcini

The latest enrollment numbers involving the new Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs are not that impressive just yet, but USDA Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini told Southeast AgNet there are dates farmers need to be aware of.


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Additional information on the new programs is available at www.fsa.usda.gov/arc-plc.

Ag in Review for the Week Ending February 13, 2015

In this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we talk about Under Secretary for USDA’s Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services Michael Scuse being in Florida this week to talk about Trade Promotion Authority, we look at how venison is gaining popularity in retail stores, and have a story about a new high-yielding peanut seed that is coming out this year.

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New High-Yielding Peanut

Tyron Spearman has the details about a new high-yielding peanut seed that is coming out this year.


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Peanut Payment Limits

Tyron Spearman wants to remind peanut farmers about payment limits through the loan program.


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Building a New Peanut Shelling Plant

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

One company has announced they are building a new peanut shelling plant, and Tyron Spearman has the details.


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Peanuts Most Attractive Crop in Farm Bill

Tyron Spearman has a story about one man recently saying that peanuts are most attractive crop in the farm bill right now.


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Georgia Producer is National Outstanding Young Farmer Finalist

Christopher and Ginger Martin

Christopher and Ginger Martin

Christopher and Ginger Martin from Hawkinsville, Georgia are one of ten finalists for the 2015 National Outstanding Young Farmers awards which will be presented this weekend in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.


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Click here to learn more about the National Outstanding Young Farmers Awards Program.
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Profitability?

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Everett Griner talks about agriculture profitability…and who cares in today’s Agri View.


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Southeast AgNet This Week: TPA Discussion; Benefiting from USDA

AgNet This Week

Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes a report from a roundtable discussion on Trade Promotion Authority and a success story about an Alabama farmer who has worked with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Peanut Farmers Invited to Trade Show Thursday

Farmers across the Southeast are invited to attend the Alabama/Florida Peanut Trade Show. Tyron Spearman reports the annual event will take place this Thursday in Dothan.


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New Peanut Contract Offered

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

Peanut farmers have been waiting for quite sometime to see if any new contracts would be offered. And according to Tyron Spearman, one has surfaced.


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Alabama/Florida Peanut Trade Show is Thursday

The annual Alabama/Florida Peanut Trade Show is coming up this Thursday in Dothan, as Tyron Spearman has the details.


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Georgia Peanut Commission Research Report Day is Wednesday

gpcThe Georgia Peanut Commission will hold their annual Research Report Day next Wednesday, February 11. Tyron Spearman has the details.


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The agenda for the GPC Research Report Day is available online at www.gapeanuts.com.

Peanut Price Update

Tyron Spearman updates growers on where peanut prices stand this week.


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Do Not Overplant Peanuts

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

One university economist is warning farmers not to overplant peanuts this year. Tyron Spearman has the story.


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Southeast AgNet This Week: Cattle Report Surprises; Appropriations Process

AgNet This Week

Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes some surprises in USDA’s annual cattle herd inventory report and how the annual appropriations process underway in Congress affects agriculture. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Georgia Peanut Commission Research Report Day set for February 11

From the Georgia Peanut Commission:

gpcThe Georgia Peanut Commission will hold the annual Research Report Day, Feb. 11, 2015, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL), located on the University of Georgia Tifton campus at 2360 Rainwater Road, Tifton, Ga. 31793. The event provides growers and industry representatives an opportunity to hear the latest reports and newest information available on Read the rest of this entry »

Peanut Usage Continues to Increase

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

The new stocks and processing report shows peanut usage continues to increase. Tyron Spearman has the numbers.


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Ag in Review for the Week Ending January 30, 2015

In this week’s recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast, we have a story concerning the various issues of importance to cotton growers in Washington, we look at new technology for the oyster industry which can help fisheries across the Gulf Cost, and have a story about how chicken wings are Super Bowl winners.

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Ag Spending in 2014

Some of the figures concerning agricultural spending from last year are out, and Tyron Spearman runs through a few of those which concern crops grown across our region.


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Good News for Peanut Exports

Tyron Spearman reports today there is good news when it comes to the latest peanut exports numbers.


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No Change in Peanut Price

Tyron Spearman has a look at the current price being offered for peanuts.


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Celebrating Peanut Butter Day

peanut-butterThe peanut industry celebrated Peanut Butter Day this past weekend, as Tyron Spearman has more on the annual event.


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Southeast AgNet This Week: GCC Anniversary; Seed Conference Report

AgNet This Week

Today’s issue of Southeast AgNet This Week includes information on the 50th anniversary celebration of the Georgia Cotton Commission and a report from the Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference. Want to learn more? Click here to subscribe and view the current issue.

Peanut Supply is Up

The latest peanut supply report is showing higher numbers, as Tyron Spearman has the details.


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Peanuts Well Represented

Tyron Spearman has a story about how peanuts were well represented at a recent food show.


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Explaining SCO and STAX

usda-logoCrop insurance deadline closing dates on certain spring crops are coming up as they vary from state to state, crop to crop. But USDA Risk Management Agency Administrator Brandon Willis has information on two new crop insurance programs, the Supplemental Coverage Option for some spring crop growers and the Stacked Income Protection Plan for cotton producers.


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For more information click here.

Looking at Peanut Seed Availability

Tyron Spearman

Tyron Spearman

As farmers start thinking about what crops will be planted on certain acreage this spring, Tyron Spearman looks at the availability of peanut seed for this year’s crop.


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COOL Coalition Calls for Immediate Action

As part of the COOL Reform Coalition a number of groups, including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, have signed onto a letter to Congress asking for immediate action to assure U.S. compliance with international trade obligations.


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To read the entire letter and see which groups signed on to it go to coolreform.com/our-message-to-congress.

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