Peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Peanut Profitability winners discuss strip tillage benefits, fungicides http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-profitability-winners-discuss-strip-tillage-benefits-fungicides <div class="node-body article-body">Winners of the 2015 Peanut Profitability Awards were recognized for both the quality and quantity of their peanut crops and the successful production practices that brought them there during the 17th annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga. July 25.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-profitability-winners-discuss-strip-tillage-benefits-fungicides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-profitability-winners-discuss-strip-tillage-benefits-fungicides#comments Peanuts Crops Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:22:00 +0000 115131 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Winners of the 2015 Peanut Profitability Awards were honored during the Southern Peanut Growers Conference at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga. From left, Southwest Farm Press Editor Ron Smith;&nbsp; Anthony Reed, winner for the Southwest; Brian McClam, winner for the the upper Southeast; Johnny Cochran, winner for the lower Southeast; and Marshall Lamb, research leader with USDA&rsquo;s National Peanut Research Laboratory.</p> USDA deputy secretary has homecoming at Peanut Conference: Part II http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/usda-deputy-secretary-has-homecoming-peanut-conference-part-ii <div class="node-body video-body">Deputy Agriculture Krysta Harden says peanut farmers have the talent, determination to grow markets for U.S. peanuts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/usda-deputy-secretary-has-homecoming-peanut-conference-part-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/usda-deputy-secretary-has-homecoming-peanut-conference-part-ii#comments Markets Peanuts Soybeans Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:54:00 +0000 115141 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA deputy secretary has homecoming at Peanut Conference: Part I http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/usda-deputy-secretary-has-homecoming-peanut-conference-part-i <div class="node-body video-body">Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden says peanut industry has challenges but none that cannot be overcome with hard work and determination.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/usda-deputy-secretary-has-homecoming-peanut-conference-part-i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/usda-deputy-secretary-has-homecoming-peanut-conference-part-i#comments Government Peanuts Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:02:00 +0000 115091 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Civil War battle and peanut disease management are a lot alike http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/civil-war-battle-and-peanut-disease-management-are-lot-alike <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Not unlike a discarded cigarette smoldering between the cushions on a couch, without adequate protection, fungal diseases can ignite abruptly within a peanut field.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/civil-war-battle-and-peanut-disease-management-are-lot-alike" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/civil-war-battle-and-peanut-disease-management-are-lot-alike#comments Peanuts Field Crops Fungicides Peanut Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:47:00 +0000 115071 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Disease management becomes ever more critical during the middle of the season.&nbsp; There are several reasons for this.&nbsp;</p> Critically import now to scout peanuts for insects http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/critically-import-now-scout-peanuts-insects <div class="node-body article-body">University of Georgia Extension Entomologist Mark Abney characterizes 2014 as a “very buggy year” in Georgia with a great deal of insect pressure and he says last year can provide a number of lessons on peanut insect management this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/critically-import-now-scout-peanuts-insects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/critically-import-now-scout-peanuts-insects#comments Peanuts Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:14:00 +0000 114991 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Babu Srinivasan, University of Georgia associate professor of entomology in Tifton and University of Georgia Extension Entomologist Mark Abney were on hand for the 47<sup>th</sup> annual meeting of the American Peanut Research and Education Society annual meeting held in mid-July in Charleston, S.C.</p> (Gallery) For Brian McClam, success is good help, advisors and family http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/gallery-brian-mcclam-success-good-help-advisors-and-family <div class="node-body gallery-body">For Brian McClam, the Farm Press 2015 Peanut Profitability Award winner for the Upper Southeast, timeliness plays a key role in his success.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/gallery-brian-mcclam-success-good-help-advisors-and-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/gallery-brian-mcclam-success-good-help-advisors-and-family#comments Cotton Peanuts Fri, 10 Jul 2015 19:40:00 +0000 114711 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span>Brian and Lindsay&nbsp;</span>McClam<span>, son Ed, 13, and daughters Olivia, 4, and Lola, 2, are shown at their farm headquarters near&nbsp;</span>Kingstree<span>, S.C.</span></p> Pondered global warming, as ‘The Bear’ took hold http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/pondered-global-warming-bear-took-hold <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though long uncertain about climate change and global warming, my interest came into sharp focus 3:14 p.m. June 16. I had been spraying fungicides for much of the day in corn plots where the air was thick and still. The temperature crawled to 97°F. “The bear” had me.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/pondered-global-warming-bear-took-hold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/pondered-global-warming-bear-took-hold#comments Cotton Grains Peanuts Soybeans Drought Renewable Wed, 08 Jul 2015 14:36:00 +0000 114841 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Facing &#39;The Bear&#39; of a potential heat stroke, University of Georgia plant pathologist Bob Kemerait ponders climate change, global warming and agriculture.</p> (Gallery) Johnny Cochran is a one-man show but he wouldn’t say that http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/gallery-johnny-cochran-one-man-show-he-wouldn-t-say <div class="node-body gallery-body">When it comes to his farming operation Johnny Cochran, in many ways, is a one-man show — though he wouldn’t put it that way. He uses the term “We” when he speaks about his farm’s past and future, and he means family when he does. He is the 2015 Farm Press Peanut Profitability Award winner for the Lower Southeast region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/gallery-johnny-cochran-one-man-show-he-wouldn-t-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/gallery-johnny-cochran-one-man-show-he-wouldn-t-say#comments Peanuts Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:57:00 +0000 114801 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Acreage: Cotton, corn, wheat down; soybeans at record high http://southeastfarmpress.com/acreage-cotton-corn-wheat-down-soybeans-record-high <div class="node-body link-body">Planted acreage estimates for cotton, wheat and corn are down compared to 2014, but soybean acreage is estimated at a record high.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://southeastfarmpress.com/site-files/southeastfarmpress.com/files/planting_2015_field.JPG?1435693122" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/acreage-cotton-corn-wheat-down-soybeans-record-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:36:00 +0000 114701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Don’t want to endanger your soul http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/don-t-want-endanger-your-soul <div class="node-body blog-body">The truck driver, a lovely Haitian lady, smiled and waved. I took her picture and she smiled and waved some more. But some of the fieldworkers made it clear they didn’t want their pictures taken. And that was OK, too.</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/don-t-want-endanger-your-soul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/don-t-want-endanger-your-soul#comments Cotton Grains Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Human Resources Vegetables Farm Press Blog Fri, 26 Jun 2015 17:37:00 +0000 114611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Haitian woman drives the truck during sweet corn harvest in south Georgia.</p>