Georgia Tech President G.P. “Bud” Peterson and his wife Val Peterson stopped by the Georgia Peanut Commission office this week as a part of their South Georgia tour to visit Georgia Tech alumni, Regents, business leaders, lawmakers and other friends of the Institute. The Georgia Peanut Commission has funded research with Georgia Tech since 2015 in the Agricultural Technology Research …
Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts has announced that they are investing in another expansion project at the company’s production facility in Blakely, Georgia. Tyron Spearman has the details.
In many areas, dry conditions have changed to wet conditions over the past few days, some thanks to Tropical Storm Cindy. Tyron Spearman talked with a peanut specialist about this change, and what growers need to be thinking about.
The National Peanut Board, along with funding partner USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), announces the awarding of research grants totaling $ 1.4 million to help find solutions to two vexing issues: accurate diagnosis of peanut and food allergies and continuous improvements in water use efficiency in peanuts. The National Peanut Board’s co-funding opportunity with NIFA was made …
Tyron Spearman has a look at how the peanut crop here in the Southeast is doing early in the season.
The latest numbers indicate a slowdown in U.S peanut exports. Tyron Spearman has the details.
In efforts to cure peanut allergies, Tyron Spearman reports the National Peanut Board is now working with Physician Assistants.
The increase in peanut acreage across the U.S. this year will be needed. According to a story from Tyron Spearman, this crop will be needed to meet both export and consumer demand.
Planting of the nation’s cotton crop is nearing completion. As of this past Sunday, 92 percent of the crop was in the ground. And according to USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey, a sizeable percentage of the crop looks good at this time. In Alabama, 97 percent of the cotton crop has been planted as of this past Sunday, which …
USDA is reporting that old crop peanuts are still being sold. Tyron Spearman has the details.