Peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Georgia's 2014 peanut crop is a tale of two halves http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgias-2014-peanut-crop-tale-two-halves <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia's 2014 peanut crop went from wet early and then completely reversed in the opposite direction for the second part of the season.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgias-2014-peanut-crop-tale-two-halves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgias-2014-peanut-crop-tale-two-halves#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:47:00 +0000 109261 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE 2014 GEORGIA Peanut Tour gave participants an up-close look at some of the challenges that have faced the state&#39;s producers this year. The tour began just outside Savannah and included fields and shelling and handling facilities throughout the southeast region of the state.</p> U.S. peanut industry aided by new technology, export growth http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-industry-aided-new-technology-export-growth <div class="node-body article-body">While a peanut market “scoreboard” shows both positives and negatives, the future of the industry in the U.S. appears bright, aided by technological advances and increased exports, </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-industry-aided-new-technology-export-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-industry-aided-new-technology-export-growth#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:10:00 +0000 108761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>KRISS LUTT OF GOLDEN Peanut Company, second from right, outlined key issues that are pressuring demand for peanuts and pricing at the recent Southern Peanut Growers Conference in Panama City, Fla. Also presenting at the conference were, left to right, Jeff Johnson of Birdsong Peanuts, Armond Morris of the Georgia Peanut Commission, and Georgia broker George Lovatt.&nbsp;</p> Spider mites still a threat to peanut yields – even this late in season http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/spider-mites-still-threat-peanut-yields-even-late-season <div class="node-body article-body">Peanuts with two or more weeks to go before digging are still at risk of losing yield to a late infestation of two spotted spider mites. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/spider-mites-still-threat-peanut-yields-even-late-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/spider-mites-still-threat-peanut-yields-even-late-season#comments Management Peanuts Insecticides Peanut Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:09:00 +0000 109131 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Spider mite population expanding rapidly in this field. The brown and yellow coloration in the top of the rows is due to spider mite feeding.</p> Steer clear: Overhead power lines kill http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/steer-clear-overhead-power-lines-kill <div class="field-byline"> Kyla Kruse, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Power lines can pose a major hazard for farmers. Typically, power lines over streets and rural areas have a minimal clearance of 18 feet and 12.5 feet over residential private property.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/steer-clear-overhead-power-lines-kill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/steer-clear-overhead-power-lines-kill#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Practices and Systems Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:32:00 +0000 109101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>IF CONTACT is made with a power line, remember, it is almost always safest to stay on the equipment.</p> United Soybean Board Why you should check FSA on your acreage history for base reallocation http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/why-you-should-check-fsa-your-acreage-history-base-reallocation <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Smith and Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm owners need to cross check with farm records that the planted and considered planted acreage recorded by FSA is correct. If any information appears to be incomplete or incorrect, contact your local FSA office before September 26. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/why-you-should-check-fsa-your-acreage-history-base-reallocation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/why-you-should-check-fsa-your-acreage-history-base-reallocation#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Legislation Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:10:00 +0000 109031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Peanut growers get advice on difficult dryland decisions (Updated) http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-growers-get-advice-difficult-dryland-decisions-updated <div class="node-body article-body">The dryland peanut corp in Georgia took a hit in late July and into August when some major peanut-producing regions missed getting afternoon thunderstorms, receiving only a few inches of rain or none at all. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-growers-get-advice-difficult-dryland-decisions-updated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-growers-get-advice-difficult-dryland-decisions-updated#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Drought Field Crops Peanut Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:43:00 +0000 109011 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Scott Monfort, right, University of Georgia peanut specialist, talks dryland peanut strategy with Armond Morris, peanut farmer and chairman of the Georgia Peanut Commission, during the UGA Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day in Tifton, Ga., Sept. 10.</p> Annual Georgia Peanut Tour Sept. 16-18 in Savannah region http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/annual-georgia-peanut-tour-sept-16-18-savannah-region <div class="node-body article-body">The 28th Annual Georgia Peanut Tour will be Sept. 16-18 and be headquartered at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Pooler, Georgia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/annual-georgia-peanut-tour-sept-16-18-savannah-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/annual-georgia-peanut-tour-sept-16-18-savannah-region#comments Peanuts Tradeshows Mon, 08 Sep 2014 17:08:00 +0000 108961 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Divided field: Spring deluge to summer drought http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/divided-field-spring-deluge-summer-drought <div class="node-body blog-body">The infographic on the U.S. Drought Monitor shows the Southeast in vivid yellows and light-browns, meaning abnormally dry to severe drought conditions pock the region. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/divided-field-spring-deluge-summer-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/divided-field-spring-deluge-summer-drought#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Drought Farm Press Blog Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:35:00 +0000 108921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Deep South in drought with no relief in sight http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/deep-south-drought-no-relief-sight <div class="field-byline"> University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Parts of Georgia Alabama and north Florida, for example, have been classified as D2 — in severe drought — by the Drought Monitor, an organization that tracks the country’s rain deficits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/deep-south-drought-no-relief-sight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/deep-south-drought-no-relief-sight#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Drought Cotton Peanut Vegetables Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:44:00 +0000 108821 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>PEANUTS GET IRRIGATED in south Georgia as farmers face severe drought conditions in some areas.</p> Now's not the time to shorten peanut rotations http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nows-not-time-shorten-peanut-rotations <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers will be making a mistake if they shorten rotations and plant more peanuts just to try and get a government payment next season, says Marshall Lamb, research director for the National Peanut Research Laboratory in Dawson, Ga. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nows-not-time-shorten-peanut-rotations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nows-not-time-shorten-peanut-rotations#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:20:00 +0000 108431 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS WILL BE making a mistake if they shorten peanut rotations next season in order to get a government payment, says Marshall Lamb, research director for the National Peanut Research Laboratory in Dawson, Ga. Lamb, right, is shown here at the recent Southern Peanut Growers Conference in Panama City, Fla.&nbsp;</p>