Peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Make sure you're following the rules before planting seed http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed <div class="node-body blog-body">So if you’re insure at all about the status of the variety you’re planting this spring, take a few minutes to contact the owner of the variety or your state crop improvement association for clarification. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Roundup Ready Farm Press Blog Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:12:00 +0000 112901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Get the best fungicide ‘prescription’ for your peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/get-best-fungicide-prescription-your-peanuts <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These “prescription” peanut fungicide programs are based upon the risk to white mold and leaf spot in a given field and vary from seven applications in high-risk fields to four applications in low-risk fields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/get-best-fungicide-prescription-your-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/get-best-fungicide-prescription-your-peanuts#comments Management Peanuts Fungicides Fungicides Peanut Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:52:00 +0000 113111 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>UGA Extension, in collaboration with ZedX, Inc., has funded the creation of a smart phone app that gives growers access to the Peanut Rx risk tool.</p> USDA wants to change ‘actively engaged’ in farm operation rule http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-wants-change-actively-engaged-farm-operation-rule <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA proposes rule to limit farm payments to individuals who may be designated as farm managers but are not actively engaged in farm management. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-wants-change-actively-engaged-farm-operation-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-wants-change-actively-engaged-farm-operation-rule#comments Cotton Government Management Peanuts Soybeans Regulations Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:39:00 +0000 113101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>UNDER THE proposed rule, non-family joint ventures and general partnerships must document that their managers are making significant contributions to the farming operation, defined as 500 hours of substantial management work per year or 25 percent of the critical management time necessary for the success of the farming operation.</p> Management practices still needed for effective TSWV control http://southeastfarmpress.com/amvac-chemical-corporation/management-practices-still-needed-effective-tswv-control <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored by </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It seems that no matter how many tools you have in your toolbox, you always need one more tool to get the job done right. The same is the case when managing tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) in peanuts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/amvac-chemical-corporation/management-practices-still-needed-effective-tswv-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/amvac-chemical-corporation/management-practices-still-needed-effective-tswv-control#comments AMVAC Chemical Corporation Peanuts Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 112991 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Weed control saves yield, worth investment http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/weed-control-saves-yield-worth-investment <div class="field-byline"> Eric Prostko, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the recent low prices of some agricultural commodities, you might be wondering if herbicides are worth it. I can assure you that they are. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/weed-control-saves-yield-worth-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/weed-control-saves-yield-worth-investment#comments Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:28:00 +0000 112971 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>EVERY WEED management program should include as many tactics as practical, including crop rotation, tillage, cover crops, mechanical cultivation, hand-weeding, narrow-row spacing and herbicides.</p> 97 percent of all U.S. farms are family-owned http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/97-percent-all-us-farms-are-family-owned <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A family farm is any farm where the majority of the business is owned by the operator and individuals related to the operator.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/97-percent-all-us-farms-are-family-owned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/97-percent-all-us-farms-are-family-owned#comments Cotton Government Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Government USDA Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:17:00 +0000 112941 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Georgia peanut farmers to vote on their commission http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgia-peanut-farmers-vote-their-commission <div class="node-body article-body">The Georgia Peanut Commission will hold a referendum March 16 through April 15 giving peanut producers an opportunity to vote on reaffirming the commission. State law mandates that a referendum be held every three years. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgia-peanut-farmers-vote-their-commission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgia-peanut-farmers-vote-their-commission#comments Peanuts Peanut Tue, 17 Mar 2015 12:45:00 +0000 112931 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Peanut producers face tight budgets, possible fungicide shortages http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-producers-face-tight-budgets-possible-fungicide-shortages <div class="node-body article-body">“We basically will have 1 million acres of peanuts in Alabama, Georgia and Florida, and that may cause the shortage of some fungicide products."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-producers-face-tight-budgets-possible-fungicide-shortages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-producers-face-tight-budgets-possible-fungicide-shortages#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Tue, 17 Mar 2015 08:53:00 +0000 112841 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>AS PEANUT PRODUCERS gear up for another planting season, they could see shortages this year in certain fungicides due to an expected increase in acreage.</p> Up or down, ‘Just keep on farming’ http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/or-down-just-keep-farming <div class="node-body blog-body">“My daddy sort of laughed at me, and said, ‘Boy, just keep on farming. You’ll see why I didn’t get rich.’”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/or-down-just-keep-farming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/or-down-just-keep-farming#comments Cotton Equipment Management Peanuts Soybeans Business Farm Press Blog Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:31:00 +0000 112881 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Scouting more important than ever in peanut production http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/scouting-more-important-ever-peanut-production <div class="node-body article-body">The sporadic nature of peanut pests, coupled with current prices squeezes, make scouting and timely insecticide applications more important than ever.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/scouting-more-important-ever-peanut-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/scouting-more-important-ever-peanut-production#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 12 Mar 2015 20:00:00 +0000 112421 at http://southeastfarmpress.com