Peanuts en Peanut tank-mix tips (and recipes) to limit unwanted plant injury <div class="node-body gallery-body">It is a common practice for peanut growers to tank mix numerous products. However, tank mixtures are not always foolproof or hassle free.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:14:00 +0000 120651 at National Peanut Board shifts to reach millennials’ trillion-dollar clout <div class="field-byline"> Ryan Lepicier, Sr., National Peanut Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There is an audience even more important to the peanut farmer’s ability to sell his growing crop in years to come: Millennials. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Managing the Margins Peanuts National Peanut Board Peanut Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16:40:00 +0000 120571 at <p>People take smartphone images of peanut harvest on southwest Georgia farm as part of the 2015 Georgia Peanut Tour.</p> Sustainable agriculture will be a process, not a revolution <div class="field-byline"> National Corn Growers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sustainability is the leading agricultural challenge of the 21st century because feeding, fueling and clothing 9 billion people will take new practices, new data collection and management and stronger connections to consumers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Grains Peanuts Soybeans Precision Farming Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:07:00 +0000 120531 at Peanut fungicide: Is this the year to go with generics? <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Following 2015, when diseases like white mold (stem rot) were especially troublesome in many peanut fields and looking ahead into the 2016 season, when growers are struggling for a profitable peanut crop, finding the “best” fungicide program is critical.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Fungicides Peanut Mon, 13 Jun 2016 14:59:00 +0000 120481 at Aerial photos: Bonnie and Colin flood Carolina farms, leave mess behind <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here is what it looked like, from the air, June 7 on some North Carolina farms after tropical storms dumped heavy rain on young or just-planted crops.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Thu, 09 Jun 2016 15:05:00 +0000 120471 at Olam buys Alabama’s largest peanut sheller, continues Southeast expansion <div class="node-body article-body">Olam International Limited announced June 9 that it acquired Alabama-based Brooks Peanut Company for $85 million.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Peanut Thu, 09 Jun 2016 14:37:00 +0000 120461 at <p>Olam&rsquo;s recent acquisition of Brooks Peanut Company follows its acquisition of U.S. peanut sheller McCleskey Mills Inc. in December 2014.</p> How late is too late to apply gypsum on peanuts? <div class="field-byline"> Glen Harris, UGA Extension Crop Fertility Specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Recommended time to apply gypsum on peanuts is early bloom, which can be as early as 30 days after planting but more normally occurs around 45 days after planting.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Peanut Wed, 08 Jun 2016 15:09:00 +0000 120431 at Rome Ethredge Sunbelt Field Day July 14: a morning to make your farm more profitable <div class="node-body article-body">Sunbelt Ag Field Day will be July 14 at the Darrell Williams Research Farm, located at the Expo show site at Spence Field. Registration is free for anyone who works in agriculture, and the day starts at 7:15 a.m.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Sunbelt Expo Fri, 03 Jun 2016 14:59:00 +0000 120401 at This fox got stuck in a peanut butter jar, but that’s not what’s weird <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>We&rsquo;ve all been there: Eyeing that last bit of peanut butter enticingly stuck at the bottom of the jar, pondering ways to get at it. For one fox, reaching for that last lick of peanut butter almost turned deadly.</p> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Peanut Farm Press Blog Tue, 31 May 2016 19:52:00 +0000 120361 at Q&A: Georgia’s new ag dean talks about listening and leaving NC State <div class="node-body article-body">Sam Pardue, new dean for the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, talks about why he left NC State.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Grains Livestock Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Groups & Organizations Cotton Marketing and Promotion Mon, 30 May 2016 14:06:00 +0000 120311 at <p>Sam Pardue, right, the new dean of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, visits Leger and Son Farms, owned by Buddy, at left, and Greg Leger April 14.</p>