The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s latest numbers indicate a rise in peanut production this year. According to Tyron Spearman, that was a surprise to many farmers and would mean a rise in season-ending stocks.
Efforts continue to develop new markets for U.S. peanuts. Tyron Spearman has more details.
During a recent event, congressional staffers were able to learn more about the peanut industry. Tyron Spearman has the story.
PB2 Foods has begun rolling out PB2 Peanut Powder with Prebiotics & Probiotics. As Tyron Spearman reports, this now brings the trend of offering additional functional benefits in new formulas to the nut butter market.
During a recent event, the new President of Golden Peanut and Tree Nut said the peanut industry must prioritize strategic action and align as an industry. Tyron Spearman has the story.
According to recent data, new peanut product introductions increased five percent from the fourth quarter of 2017 to the third quarter of 2018. Sixty percent of new peanut product introductions are classified as snacks. And according to a story from Tyron Spearman, the snack category continues to maintain growth and innovation for peanuts.
Cotton and peanut producers are invited to the annual University of Georgia (UGA) Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day, Sept. 4, on the UGA Tifton campus and at UGA research farms in Tift County. Members of the UGA Cotton Team and UGA Peanut Team will discuss various research efforts in variety selection, plant disease, insect pressure, soil fertility and irrigation. …
The peanut grading team is in the final stages of prototyping several pieces of new equipment to grade peanuts. They were hoping to have the equipment ready to test this month, but according to Tyron Spearman, it now will be sometime in September.
Weather and markets are two things many peanut farmers are closely watching right now. Tyron Spearman has the story.
Tyron Spearman has a look at the calendar and passes along information about a couple of events taking place this week that many growers may be interested in attending.