Peanuts en APRES meeting draws 'who's who' of peanut experts <div class="node-body gallery-body">This year’s annual meeting of the American Peanut Research and Education drew a crowd of nearly 400 peanut scientists and others in the peanut industry to the Hilton Clearwater Beach in sunny Clearwater, Fla. July 12-14 for a comprehensive forum on the latest peanut research.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Wed, 20 Jul 2016 12:52:00 +0000 121201 at <p><span>On hand for the annual meeting of the American Peanut Research and Education Society in Clearwater, Fla.July 12-14 were f&nbsp;rom left, Dan&nbsp;</span>Anco<span>, Clemson University peanut specialist; Mike Marshall, Clemson University Extension weed specialist; and Kelly Liberator, technical service representative with&nbsp;</span>BASF<span>&nbsp;in Research Triangle Park, N.C.&nbsp;</span></p> Close call: Heifers escape to busy Independence Day highway <div class="node-body blog-body">Chris and I loaded up again and sped toward the highway to find the two heifers grazing calmly on the right of way as vacationers and 18-wheelers flew past.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Livestock Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Beef Farm Press Blog Tue, 19 Jul 2016 14:30:00 +0000 121121 at North Florida peanut field day Aug. 11 <div class="node-body article-body">The annual Peanut Field Day at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center will be Aug. 11.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Peanut Mon, 18 Jul 2016 17:39:00 +0000 121111 at It’s make-or-break year for South Carolina peanut farmers <div class="node-body article-body">It may not be the most exciting thing to hear, but Clemson University Peanut Specialist Dan Anco says the best thing that can happen for South Carolina peanut growers this year is cooperative weather from now until harvest.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Weather Peanut Sun, 17 Jul 2016 13:33:00 +0000 120921 at Bryans’ Faith Farms wins lower Southeast Peanut Efficiency Award <div class="node-body gallery-body">Georgia's Faith Farms is the 2016 Farm Press Peanut Efficiency Award for the lower Southeast region.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:41:00 +0000 121071 at Dryland peanuts beat down by weather <div class="node-body audio-body">Dryland peanuts in Georgia are in a critical stage, and growers need to avoid putting anything in the tank mix to injure plants further right now.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/peanuts/dryland-peanuts-beat-down-weather" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="" /><a href="" type="audio/mpeg; length=3811715">monfort_dryland_peanuts_2016.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Tue, 12 Jul 2016 17:59:00 +0000 121031 at Dry, wicked heat wave stealing promise in South Carolina <div class="field-byline"> Jim Melvin, Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Just when things were looking promising for farmers in most areas of the state, another dry and wicked heat wave has a hold on South Carolina and is starting to squeeze the life out of crops.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Weather Drought Tue, 12 Jul 2016 01:41:00 +0000 120961 at <div> <p>In upstate South Carolina, hundreds of acres of dryland corn that looked fabulous just three or four weeks ago have suffered serious damage because of the recent heat&nbsp;wave.</p> </div> Garland Veasey / Clemson University Belches turn precise inputs into peanut efficiency award success <div class="node-body gallery-body">For the Belch family – husband Mike, wife Cindy and son Brandon – efficiency in peanut production relies on precision agriculture, and they are 2016 Farm Press Peanut Efficiency Award for the Upper Southeast.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Sun, 10 Jul 2016 18:03:00 +0000 120911 at Conservative, steady approach leads to efficient (profitable) peanuts <div class="node-body article-body">“When you have a good year, you’d better put something back, because they aren’t all going to be good ones,” says Matt, 48. “You have to have a lot of faith to farm. You sort of have to hope for the best, and plan for the worst.” </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Peanut Fri, 08 Jul 2016 19:13:00 +0000 121081 at <p>Matt Bryan of Baker County, Ga., is the 2016 Farm Press Peanut Efficiency Award Winner from the lower Southeast region.</p> The 4 things to know about peanut pests right now <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia Extension – Thomas County </div> <div class="node-body article-body">July is the month when the most serious insect problems in peanuts show up. We need to watch for threecornered alfalfa hoppers, foliage feeding caterpillars, lesser cornstalk borers, two spotted spider mites.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Peanut Fri, 08 Jul 2016 16:49:00 +0000 120971 at <p>It&#39;s spider mite time in Georgia peanut fields. They can devastate non-irrigated peanuts in hot dry years. Once mites are identified in a field, avoid the use of pyrethroids in that field.</p> UGA