Peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Peanut farmers cautioned against planting too early http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-farmers-cautioned-against-planting-too-early-0 <div class="field-byline"> Jordan Hill, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Soil temperatures should remain around 68 degrees Fahrenheit for three days before farmers begin planting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-farmers-cautioned-against-planting-too-early-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-farmers-cautioned-against-planting-too-early-0#comments Peanuts Peanut Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:26:00 +0000 113621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Heavy rain, high winds lodge corn and stop planters http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/heavy-rain-high-winds-lodge-corn-and-stop-planters <div class="node-body gallery-body">Skies cleared Tuesday morning but not before more than 6 inches, and in some places 8 inches of rain fell across the Deep South in the last seven to 10 days, beating up corn and delaying peanut planting and general field work by several weeks. Here’s what it looked like.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/heavy-rain-high-winds-lodge-corn-and-stop-planters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/heavy-rain-high-winds-lodge-corn-and-stop-planters#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Markets Peanuts Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:06:00 +0000 113591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Mike Kubicek leaves Oklahoma Peanut Commission with no regrets http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/mike-kubicek-leaves-oklahoma-peanut-commission-no-regrets <div class="node-body article-body">Mike Kubicek, executive director, Oklahoma Peanut commission, retired at the end of March after 22 years promoting peanuts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/mike-kubicek-leaves-oklahoma-peanut-commission-no-regrets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/mike-kubicek-leaves-oklahoma-peanut-commission-no-regrets#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Root Crop Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:26:00 +0000 113561 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Jeff Crawford, Florida peanut leader, dies at 76 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/jeff-crawford-florida-peanut-leader-dies-76 <div class="node-body article-body">Jeff Crawford, Jr., of Marianna, Fla., passed away April 14 at the age of 76. Jeff served on the Florida Peanut Producer’s Association Board of Directors from 1988-1995, and served as the organization’s president from 1993-1995. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/jeff-crawford-florida-peanut-leader-dies-76" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/jeff-crawford-florida-peanut-leader-dies-76#comments Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanut Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:14:00 +0000 113531 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Profiles in Peanut Profitability: Singular pursuit of excellence built today’s U.S. peanut industry http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/profiles-peanut-profitability-singular-pursuit-excellence-built-today-s-us-peanut-industry <div class="node-body article-body">The history of the U.S. peanut industry makes for a great story, especially considering the extraordinary advances made in recent years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/profiles-peanut-profitability-singular-pursuit-excellence-built-today-s-us-peanut-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/profiles-peanut-profitability-singular-pursuit-excellence-built-today-s-us-peanut-industry#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 16 Apr 2015 21:32:00 +0000 113071 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cousins finding their places on the farm http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cousins-finding-their-places-farm <div class="node-body article-body">Matt Dicks and Jason Dicks are armed with wry humor and good-natured jabs but the young Florida men are serious about making farming a career.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cousins-finding-their-places-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cousins-finding-their-places-farm#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Peanuts Tobacco Cotton Peanut Tobacco Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:55:00 +0000 113411 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Jason Dicks, left, and cousin Matt Dicks grew up in Columbia County, Fla. The young men are looking for ways to keep farming in the area by adding row crop production to what has historically been tobacco and cattle country.</p> 7 tips for profitable peanut weed control in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/7-tips-profitable-peanut-weed-control-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Controlling weeds in peanuts is difficult, but even more difficult in a year like this when low prices force growers to question every input. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/7-tips-profitable-peanut-weed-control-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/7-tips-profitable-peanut-weed-control-2015#comments Peanuts Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:23:00 +0000 113391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Southeast peanut growers can learn lessons from last year http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/southeast-peanut-growers-can-learn-lessons-last-year <div class="node-body article-body">“We need to concentrate the most, probably this year and next year, on what we can do to save money when growing peanuts."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/southeast-peanut-growers-can-learn-lessons-last-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/southeast-peanut-growers-can-learn-lessons-last-year#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 10 Apr 2015 19:31:00 +0000 113181 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>LAST YEAR&#39;S PEANUT crop was like riding a roller coaster.</p> Custom planting: How much to pay and how much to charge http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/custom-planting-how-much-pay-and-how-much-charge <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Planting is of course a critical component of a farm’s operation. Getting the crop off to a good to excellent start is necessary for maximum economic yields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/custom-planting-how-much-pay-and-how-much-charge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/custom-planting-how-much-pay-and-how-much-charge#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Precision Farming Corn Soybean Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:56:00 +0000 113381 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Weather conditions and other factors influence production, but if the crop doesn&rsquo;t get a good start then producers will have to try to catch up. That is usually difficult to do.</p> Bristow new Alabama Peanut Producers Association executive director http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/bristow-new-alabama-peanut-producers-association-executive-director <div class="node-body article-body">Caleb Bristow is the new executive director for the Alabama Peanut Producers Association, an affiliate of the Alabama Farmers Federation. His first official day was Feb. 16.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/bristow-new-alabama-peanut-producers-association-executive-director" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/bristow-new-alabama-peanut-producers-association-executive-director#comments Peanuts Peanut Tue, 07 Apr 2015 13:11:00 +0000 113331 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Caleb Bristow</p>