Peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Alabama will pay farmers to increase and improve irrigation http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama farmers have until May 29 to apply for funding to install or improve irrigation on their farms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation#comments Cotton Equipment Government Management Peanuts Irrigation Wed, 20 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000 114011 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><a href="http://al.nrcs.usda.gov" target="_blank">Eligible Alabama producers can apply for funds </a>to build irrigation reservoirs and pumping plants on their land.</p> Bumper crop? Peanut demand strong but not strong enough http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/bumper-crop-peanut-demand-strong-not-strong-enough <div class="node-body gallery-body">According to USDA’s latest report, U.S. peanut farmers are in the process of planting 1.48 million acres this spring, about 10 percent more than last year. </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/bumper-crop-peanut-demand-strong-not-strong-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/bumper-crop-peanut-demand-strong-not-strong-enough#comments Markets Peanuts Tue, 19 May 2015 14:56:00 +0000 114001 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Howard Valentine sees an exciting future for peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/howard-valentine-sees-exciting-future-peanuts <div class="node-body article-body">When Howard Valentine was a child and would build forts and play among the bags of peanuts at the warehouses managed by his father, he never dreamed peanuts would one day be his life’s work.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/howard-valentine-sees-exciting-future-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/howard-valentine-sees-exciting-future-peanuts#comments Peanuts Peanut Fri, 15 May 2015 12:50:00 +0000 113961 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Calculate the 2014 Price Loss Coverage peanut payment rate http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/calculate-2014-price-loss-coverage-peanut-payment-rate <div class="field-byline"> Bill Tyson, University of Georgia Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">$96.85/ton is the current estimated PLC payment for peanuts. The final payment rate for 2014 will not be determined until after July 31, 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/calculate-2014-price-loss-coverage-peanut-payment-rate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/calculate-2014-price-loss-coverage-peanut-payment-rate#comments Markets Peanuts Peanut Thu, 07 May 2015 14:26:00 +0000 113871 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Veteran Extension specialist makes the switch to Mississippi peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/veteran-extension-specialist-makes-switch-mississippi-peanuts <div class="node-body article-body">“I go all over the place – the Southeast, D.C. – to promote peanuts, and I really enjoy it. We do a lot of humanitarian work, as well.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/veteran-extension-specialist-makes-switch-mississippi-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/veteran-extension-specialist-makes-switch-mississippi-peanuts#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 04 May 2015 19:16:00 +0000 113501 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Saying good-bye to good help http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/saying-good-bye-good-help <div class="node-body blog-body">A farmer earlier this year had a question: If he cut back on farming the same amount of rented land he had in previous seasons, would he have enough work to keep all his farm crew this season?</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/saying-good-bye-good-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/saying-good-bye-good-help#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Human Resources Farm Press Blog Fri, 01 May 2015 21:21:00 +0000 113761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Chemical, fertilization through pivot system and rate example http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/chemical-fertilization-through-pivot-system-and-rate-example <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the most daunting tasks in using a center pivot for chemigation or fertigation is calculating the injection rate of the fertilizer or chemical.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/chemical-fertilization-through-pivot-system-and-rate-example" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/chemical-fertilization-through-pivot-system-and-rate-example#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Irrigation Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:11:00 +0000 113741 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Peanut farmers approve Georgia Peanut Commission http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-farmers-approve-georgia-peanut-commission-0 <div class="field-byline"> Georgia Peanut Commission </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia peanut farmers invest $2 per ton each year to the commission that is used in the program areas of research, education, promotion and communication. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-farmers-approve-georgia-peanut-commission-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-farmers-approve-georgia-peanut-commission-0#comments Peanuts Peanut Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:31:00 +0000 113731 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 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