Last Friday, the Georgia Peanut Commission hosted a webinar discussion to help farmers learn more about the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Tyron Spearman has more details. Listen to the full Peanut & Agribusiness COVID-19 Relief Act Update Webinar.
The American Peanut Council has formed a task force to focus on aflatoxin. Tyron Spearman has the story.
New numbers indicate that peanut butter usage is increasing. And according to Tyron Spearman, that trend is expected to continue.
USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) issued their latest Peanut Stocks and Processing Report last week, and it notes utilization for shelled edible grade is up 4% from last year. Tyron Spearman has the details.
Late last week the U.S. Congress sent the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, (CARES Act) to President Trump and he has signed it. Tyron Spearman has a look at more of the key agricultural provisions in the bill.
The hope of higher prices for cotton disappeared due to the coronavirus, thus the lack of cotton competition as a rotation crop means no competition for land for peanut acreage. And according to a story from Tyron Spearman, this also means no aggressive contracting of 2020 crop peanuts.
The new Coronavirus relief legislation package provides crucial federal disaster assistance for various aspects of agriculture. Tyron Spearman has more details.
Heading into the 2020 growing season, peanut farmers are being urged to use certified seed. Tyron Spearman has the story.
With peanut planting already underway in some areas, Tyron Spearman provides a few tips concerning things growers need to keep in mind this time of the year.
During this time, we are all dealing with COVID-19 and seeing various changes to what is normal for most of us. So today, Tyron Spearman provides a few tips for farming operations to consider as agriculture production continues. For more information that website address again is cdc.com.