Registration Deadline for Tri-State Agronomic Scout School is Monday

The University of Florida/IFAS along with Auburn University and the University of Georgia will host a Tri-State Agronomic Scout School on June 8 at the Jackson County, Florida Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna, Florida. The event will start with registration at 8:00 AM (CST) and ends with lunch. But Monday, June 5 is the deadline to register for the event. …

Farmers Support Proposed Revisions to Peanut Quality Standards

The Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) supports a recommendation from the Peanut Standards Board to revise the minimum quality and handling standards for domestic and imported peanuts marketed in the U.S. The proposed rule, issued May 25 in the Federal Register, would relax the allowance for damaged kernels in farmers’ stock peanuts when sorting and determining segregation. The Peanut Standards …

Tri-State Agronomic Scout School Reminder

Here’s a reminder that coming up June 8th, the University of Florida/IFAS, Auburn University and the University of Georgia will host a Tri-State Agronomic Scout School at the Jackson County Agricultural Conference Center in Marianna, Florida. This meeting will focus on insects pertaining to cotton, corn, soybean, and peanuts, as speakers will cover information regarding the description, damage, life cycle, …

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Revision of Seg. 1 Peanuts by Peanut Standards Board Draws Praise

The Georgia Peanut Commission issued comments in full support of the proposed rule issued in the Federal Register regarding a recommendation from the Peanut Standards Board to revise the minimum quality and handling standards for domestic and imported peanuts marketed in the United States. The Peanut Standards Board voted in the fall of 2016 to raise the grading score used …