Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an increase in some U.S. agriculture exports in 2020. Tyron Spearman has the details.
Heading into planting of the 2021 crop, Tyron Spearman reports the peanut market is still strong.
Tyron Spearman has this week’s peanut market update.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, peanut butter continues to be an incredible value. Tyron Spearman has the story.
Registration is now open for the Southern Peanut Growers Conference, which will be held July 15-17, 2021 at the Edgewater Beach and Golf Resort in Panama City Beach, Florida. Tyron Spearman has more details.
This week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced the availability of $2 million to establish partnerships with organizations to provide outreach and technical assistance to socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. Tyron Spearman has more information. Visit farmers.gov/cfap for details on all eligible commodities, producer eligibility, payment limitations and structure and additional program resources.
Last week, Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock toured various areas of Southwest Georgia agriculture to address the need of farmers. Tyron Spearman talked with the Senator at one of those stops where he noted his number one goal is to get Washington to remove what he says are unnecessary barriers for trade and better working conditions.
We told you last week that USDA’s 2021 Planting Intentions Report shows a two percent drop in peanut acreage this year compared to 2020. But according to a story from Tyron Spearman, the forecast for 2021 is higher than peanut planted acreage in 2019.
The latest Peanut Stocks and Processing Report from USDA indicate lower stocks, but Government purchases are up. Tyron Spearman runs through the new numbers.
On Wednesday, Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock was in the Southwest part of the state visiting agricultural producers at various stops. From fruit and vegetables to peanuts, cotton, pecans, and more. Warnock told Southeast AgNet’s Tyron Spearman this is such a huge sector in the Georgia economy. Also on that tour with Senator Warnock was Congressman Sanford Bishop, who told Spearman he was …