florida

Florida Peanut Industry Dealing with Aftermath of Michael

Dan Florida, Peanuts

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

alabama

Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show is Thursday

Dan Alabama, Florida, Peanuts

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 …

cotton planting

Cotton and Peanut Planting Progressing Well

Dan Cotton, Peanuts

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% …