Peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en N.C. State wants to open $160 million plant science complex by 2020 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nc-state-wants-open-160-million-plant-science-complex-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">If all goes as planned, a new 200,000 square foot plant sciences research complex will be up and running on the North Carolina State University Centennial Campus by 2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nc-state-wants-open-160-million-plant-science-complex-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nc-state-wants-open-160-million-plant-science-complex-2020#comments Management Peanuts Management Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:05:00 +0000 119841 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Richard Linton, left, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University, and Steve Lommel, associate dean and director of the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service at N.C. State, stand on the site on N.C. State&rsquo;s Centennial Campus where the 200,000 square foot plant sciences research complex will be located.</p> Farm economy gets sobering testimony http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/farm-economy-gets-sobering-testimony <div class="node-body blog-body">Testimonies given at the House Committee on Agriculture’s “Focus on the Farm Economy” hearings were sobering and vividly framed just how bad the current farm economic crisis is in the country.</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/farm-economy-gets-sobering-testimony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/farm-economy-gets-sobering-testimony#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Markets Peanuts Soybeans Inputs Legislation Farm Press Blog Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:11:00 +0000 119901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farmers can securely store and manage their data through new coalition http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/farmers-can-securely-store-and-manage-their-data-through-new-coalition <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Thanks to precision agriculture and advancements in equipment and computing technology, America&rsquo;s farmers are building a treasure trove of production information that will help fuel future innovation.</p> <p>A new organization, <a href="http://www.AgDataCoalition.org" target="_blank">the Agricultural Data Coalition,</a> plans to help farmers better control, manage, and maximize the value of their data.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/farmers-can-securely-store-and-manage-their-data-through-new-coalition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/farmers-can-securely-store-and-manage-their-data-through-new-coalition#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:11:00 +0000 119881 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The Agricultural Data Coalition&#39;s goal is to build a data repository where farmers can securely store and oversee the information collected by their tractors, harvesters, aerial drones, and other devices.</p> 8 ways to cut cost and protect yields this peanut season http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/8-ways-cut-cost-and-protect-yields-peanut-season <div class="node-body article-body">The 2016 peanut planting season will start rolling big this week across much of the Peanut Belt. Margins are tighter and the financial risk is greater. There are some things you can do to make every input and strategy hit this year to make a profit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/8-ways-cut-cost-and-protect-yields-peanut-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/8-ways-cut-cost-and-protect-yields-peanut-season#comments Peanuts Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:07:00 +0000 119871 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Equipment sharing has a real per-acre value especially now http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/equipment-sharing-has-real-acre-value-especially-now <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Equipment sharing or trading would be of particular interest for producers who don’t have enough acres to fully justify or use a particular machine – generally planting or harvesting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/equipment-sharing-has-real-acre-value-especially-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/equipment-sharing-has-real-acre-value-especially-now#comments Cotton Equipment Management Managing the Margins Peanuts Soybeans Corn Cotton Equipment & Supplies Soybean Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:35:00 +0000 119781 at http://southeastfarmpress.com United Soybean Board The cost of a shorter peanut rotation http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/cost-shorter-peanut-rotation <div class="node-body article-body">Some peanut farmers will be tempted, because of economic reasons, to skew their rotations this year, but they need to know at what cost they do.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/cost-shorter-peanut-rotation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/cost-shorter-peanut-rotation#comments Peanuts Peanut Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:38:00 +0000 119771 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&ldquo;There is no blame for the overproduction we face as an industry right now because each individual farmer is going to try to make the best crop they can deliver. But as a group when that happens, and we have everybody making these good yields (as the last few years have shown), it can turn into a situation we have now,&quot; said Marshall Lamb, research director for the National Peanut Research Laboratory.</p> EU’s new view on peanuts puts pressure on US fungicide options http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/eu-s-new-view-peanuts-puts-pressure-us-fungicide-options <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia Extension Pathologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Policymakers within the European Union have decided the methodology used years ago to determine maximum residue limits for propiconazole is inappropriate today, therefore those levels are no longer valid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/eu-s-new-view-peanuts-puts-pressure-us-fungicide-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/eu-s-new-view-peanuts-puts-pressure-us-fungicide-options#comments Peanuts Peanut Fri, 15 Apr 2016 17:30:00 +0000 119741 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Policymakers within the European Union have decided the methodology used years ago to determine maximum residue limits, or MRL, for <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="propiconazole">propiconazole</span> is inappropriate today, therefore those levels are no longer valid.</p> Georgia Peanut Commission ups funding for research projects in 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgia-peanut-commission-ups-funding-research-projects-2016 <div class="field-byline"> Georgia Peanut Commission </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Georgia Peanut Commission board of directors has approved $423,036 in research project funding for the 2016-17 research budget year. This action was taken during the commission’s March board meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgia-peanut-commission-ups-funding-research-projects-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgia-peanut-commission-ups-funding-research-projects-2016#comments Peanuts Peanut Wed, 13 Apr 2016 17:19:00 +0000 119711 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Georgia&#39;s peanut growers invest $2 per ton annually toward GPC programs, which includes research, promotion and education. Research comprises 22 percent of available funds in the commission&#39;s budget.</p> AFBF President Duvall speaks about group’s ‘weight’ in Washington http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/afbf-president-duvall-speaks-about-group-s-weight-washington <div class="field-byline"> By Holly Spangler, Penton Ag </div> <div class="field-deck"> New AFBF president takes calls from presidential candidates. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New AFBF president Zippy Duvall takes calls from presidential candidates, challenges farmers to look at circles of influence, advisors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/afbf-president-duvall-speaks-about-group-s-weight-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/afbf-president-duvall-speaks-about-group-s-weight-washington#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans American Farm Bureau Federation Fri, 08 Apr 2016 17:52:00 +0000 119601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>AFBF president Zippy Duvall spoke of regulatory push-back, telling the Illinois crowds, &ldquo;If we can defray any part of regulations coming down, we&rsquo;ll head off additional costs coming your way.&rdquo;</p> Photo by Cyndi Wiggs, Illinois Farm Bureau. Offset problems related to shorter crop rotation in 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/offset-problems-related-shorter-crop-rotation-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Growers cannot “buy” a fungicide or nematicide program to overcome the shortcomings of an abbreviated crop rotation schedule. Growers may be able, in the short term, to remain profitable by combining other practices with judicious use of fungicides and nematicides. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/offset-problems-related-shorter-crop-rotation-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/offset-problems-related-shorter-crop-rotation-2016#comments Cotton Peanuts Soybeans Fri, 08 Apr 2016 16:46:00 +0000 119591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com