Peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en GMO labeling: Advocates like transparency, opponents dislike the cost http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/gmo-labeling-advocates-transparency-opponents-dislike-cost <div class="node-body article-body">The panelists for a discussion on “is GMO labeling a nightmare or a boon” at the North Carolina Agriculture and Biotechnology Summit held Nov. 18 in Raleigh included those who see the need for mandatory GMO labeling and those who are opposed to the idea.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/gmo-labeling-advocates-transparency-opponents-dislike-cost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/gmo-labeling-advocates-transparency-opponents-dislike-cost#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Precision Farming Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:04:00 +0000 110801 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Panelists discussing &ldquo;is GMO labeling a nightmare or a boon&rdquo; during the North Carolina Agriculture and Biotechnology Summit at North Carolina State University in Raleighn Nov. 18 were from left Scott Faber, Michael Hansen, Bo Stone, Kevin Folta and Phil Miller.</p> Flexible lease: Let’s talk about the advantages and disadvantages http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/flexible-lease-let-s-talk-about-advantages-and-disadvantages <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As commodity prices increased since 2008 there has been an interest among producers and landowners to explore the flexible lease concept. Flexible crop leases have been more in place in the Midwest, but within the last few years have seen increased interest in the Southeast and Mid-South. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/flexible-lease-let-s-talk-about-advantages-and-disadvantages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/flexible-lease-let-s-talk-about-advantages-and-disadvantages#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Crops Bookkeeping/Accounting Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:16:00 +0000 111031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Watch marketing year average price to help farm bill decisions http://southeastfarmpress.com/watch-marketing-year-average-price-help-farm-bill-decisions <div class="node-body link-body">Everyone says the 2014 farm bill is complicated, and part of the reason it’s complicated is the number of choices farmers have when they sign up for its provisions. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, says Texas A&M University’s Joe Outlaw.</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/cotton_harvest.gif?1418409403" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/watch-marketing-year-average-price-help-farm-bill-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Peanuts Soybeans Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:31:00 +0000 111021 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Renewed interest in sod-based rotations sparked by low commodity prices http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/renewed-interest-sod-based-rotations-sparked-low-commodity-prices <div class="node-body article-body">“We just can’t go out and change our soils overnight. It takes time for these cover crops and perennial grasses to work and build up organic matter."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/renewed-interest-sod-based-rotations-sparked-low-commodity-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/renewed-interest-sod-based-rotations-sparked-low-commodity-prices#comments Cotton Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Beef Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:35:00 +0000 110501 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>LOWER COMMODITY PRICES could cause growers to reconsider the use of a sod-based rotation, says Kris Balkcom, Auburn University research associate, shown here this past summer at a field day at the Wiregrass Research &amp; Extension Center in Headland, Ala.</p> Farm bill educational meetings to be held across Georgia in December http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-educational-meetings-be-held-across-georgia-december <div class="field-byline"> Clint Thompson, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm bill meetings are set for Tifton and Bainbridge Monday, Dec. 15; Dawson and Quitman Tuesday, Dec. 16; Vidalia and Waynesboro Wednesday, Dec. 17; Cartersville and Hull Thursday, Dec. 18; and Alma Friday, Dec. 19. Registration is required, but there is no cost for participants. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-educational-meetings-be-held-across-georgia-december" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-educational-meetings-be-held-across-georgia-december#comments Cotton Government Miscellaneous Peanuts Farm Bill 2012 Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:07:00 +0000 110881 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Questions remain on whether to treat borer pest in dryland peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/questions-remain-whether-treat-borer-pest-dryland-peanuts <div class="field-byline"> Clint Thompson, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Because lesser corn stalk borers prefer hot conditions and sandier soils, they are generally not a problem in irrigated peanuts. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/questions-remain-whether-treat-borer-pest-dryland-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/questions-remain-whether-treat-borer-pest-dryland-peanuts#comments Management Peanuts Foliar insects Peanut Tue, 09 Dec 2014 15:05:00 +0000 110821 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE LESSER corn stalk borer is considered one of peanut&#39;s most devastating pests.</p> Mark Abney/UGA Olam buys Georgia peanut sheller McCleskey Mills for $176 million http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/olam-buys-georgia-peanut-sheller-mccleskey-mills-176-million <div class="node-body article-body">Olam International, a global agribusiness operation, announced Dec. 4 that it has signed a purchase agreement to acquire a 100 percent interest in Georgia-based peanut sheller McCleskey Mills at an enterprise value of $176 million.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/olam-buys-georgia-peanut-sheller-mccleskey-mills-176-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/olam-buys-georgia-peanut-sheller-mccleskey-mills-176-million#comments Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanut Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:21:00 +0000 110771 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>McCleskey Mills, a Georgia peanut sheller and third largest in the U.S., will be bought by Olam, a global agribusiness group.</p> Georgia Ag Forecast to be held across the state Jan. 14-23 http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/georgia-ag-forecast-be-held-across-state-jan-14-23 <div class="field-byline"> J. Merritt Melancon, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From new varieties to new technologies and markets, the University of Georgia’s team of agricultural economists will provide valuable insights into what 2015 will hold for agriculture, the state’s largest industry, during the 2015 Georgia Ag Forecast. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/georgia-ag-forecast-be-held-across-state-jan-14-23" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/georgia-ag-forecast-be-held-across-state-jan-14-23#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Crops Finance Marketing and Promotion Thu, 04 Dec 2014 16:00:00 +0000 110741 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The annual Ga. Ag Forecast series will be held Jan. 14-23 in Gainesville, Cartersville, Bainbridge, Lyons, Tifton and Macon. Registration for the series is now open.</p> Southern Farm Show set for Feb. 4-6 in Raleigh http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/southern-farm-show-set-feb-4-6-raleigh <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers from across Virginia and the Carolinas will converge at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh Feb. 4-6 for the 39th annual Southern Farm Show, where more than 400 companies will exhibit agricultural equipment, technology and services</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/southern-farm-show-set-feb-4-6-raleigh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/southern-farm-show-set-feb-4-6-raleigh#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Thu, 04 Dec 2014 02:03:00 +0000 110461 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The 39<sup>th</sup> annual Southern Farm Show is set for Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 4-6 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. More than 400 exhibitors are expected.</p> U.S. continues to “chew” on excess peanut supplies http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-continues-chew-excess-peanut-supplies <div class="node-body article-body">“We definitely cut back on the number of acres in 2013. And while we do have a buildup of stocks that we’re trying to work through, we actually saw an increase in acres this past year. So despite a lower yield in 2014, production could be about where it was last year.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-continues-chew-excess-peanut-supplies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-continues-chew-excess-peanut-supplies#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanut Mon, 01 Dec 2014 23:29:00 +0000 110321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>LARGE PRODUCTION NUMBERS from 2012 continue to plague the U.S. peanut market, as harvest wraps for 2014.</p>