Producers in the Florida Panhandle continue to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman talked with Ken Barton, executive director of the Florida Peanut Producers Association, about what the peanut and cotton industries in that part of the state are dealing with. Florida Peanut Industry Dealing with Aftermath of Michael
The Florida Peanut Producers Association (FPPA) will hold their annual membership meeting February 22 at the Jackson County Agriculture Conference Center in Marianna. Registration starts 6:00pm Central time, with dinner at 6:30. FPPA Executive Director, Ken Barton, invites producers across the state to attend. Florida Peanut Producers to Hold Annual Meeting
Peanut growers across the Southeast are invited to attend the annual Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan, Alabama this Thursday, February 8. Ken Barton, executive director of the Florida Peanut Producers Association, said the event is put together by both the Alabama Peanut Producers Association and Florida Peanut Producers Association. Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show …
Officials in Florida are reporting a major outbreak of declining crop conditions with plants turning brown and dying. Tyron Spearman has the details.
According to the latest numbers from USDA, cotton and peanut planting continues to progress well in most areas. Brad Rippey, a USDA meteorologist, has a look at planting progress and crop development. In Alabama, 84% of the cotton crop has been planted which compares to 77% this time last year, while the 5-year average is 81%. In Alabama, 73% …
Tyron Spearman has this week’s peanut price update.
Research leader of the National Peanut Lab, Dr. Marshall Lamb, last week told Alabama and Florida peanut farmers that for 2017, “We are in a good position.” Tyron Spearman has the story.
The Florida Peanut Producers Association will soon hold their annual meeting. Tyron Spearman has the details.