Peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Efficiency, accuracy biggest advantages of precision agriculture http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/efficiency-accuracy-biggest-advantages-precision-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">The biggest advantage of precision agriculture is efficiency and accuracy, being able to apply chemicals and fertilizers only when and where they are needed, but Ron Heiniger stresses that precision agriculture is still in its early stages and has a long way to go to be fully implemented on the farm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/efficiency-accuracy-biggest-advantages-precision-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/efficiency-accuracy-biggest-advantages-precision-agriculture#comments Cotton Equipment Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Management Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:32:00 +0000 112381 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Ron Heiniger, cropping systems specialist at North Carolina State University, says precision agriculture is still in its early stages and has a long way to go before it is fully implemented on the farm.</p> (Gallery) Irrigation systems, ideas and faces from the past http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-irrigation-systems-ideas-and-faces-past <div class="node-body gallery-body">It was 1947 and J.L Clegg was attaching pipes to a free-flowing artesian well on his tobacco farm. That same year, L.E. Connell and assistant county Extension agent J. O. Hensley adjusted pipes on H. Langdale, Jr. Farm. And in 1951, Dock Jones was using dynamite to make ditches.</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/equipment/gallery-irrigation-systems-ideas-and-faces-past" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-irrigation-systems-ideas-and-faces-past#comments Cotton Equipment Livestock Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:23:00 +0000 112671 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farm bill: Who takes the risk and who makes decisions? http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-bill-who-takes-risk-and-who-makes-decisions <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There is no doubt, that the 2014 farm bill is complicated. There are multiple long-lasting decisions to make. We can make an educated guess, but it is still a guess on how the next four years will play out. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-bill-who-takes-risk-and-who-makes-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-bill-who-takes-risk-and-who-makes-decisions#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Farm Bill 2012 Crops Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:53:00 +0000 112661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>ABOUT THE ONLY farm bill decision that is a given is whether to do a yield update or not. There is no downside to updating yields, and with the March 31 deadline extended for it and reallocation, there is still time to do it.</p> Peanut industry becomes victim of its own success http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/peanut-industry-becomes-victim-its-own-success <div class="node-body blog-body">In three short years, the United States has become the world’s foremost low-cost producer of peanuts, a result of vastly improved varieties and refined production techniques.</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/peanut-industry-becomes-victim-its-own-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/peanut-industry-becomes-victim-its-own-success#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Root Crop Farm Press Blog Sun, 01 Mar 2015 22:23:00 +0000 112301 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Higher yields, of course, result in more peanuts. And even if they are of superior quality &ndash; which is the case with U.S. peanuts &ndash; they aren&rsquo;t doing anyone much good if they can&rsquo;t be sold.</p> March 31 new deadline for farm bill base, yield update and ARC, PLC programs http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/march-31-new-deadline-farm-bill-base-yield-update-and-arc-plc-programs <div class="node-body article-body">A one-time extension will be provided to producers for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/march-31-new-deadline-farm-bill-base-yield-update-and-arc-plc-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/march-31-new-deadline-farm-bill-base-yield-update-and-arc-plc-programs#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Legislation Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:55:00 +0000 112611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farmers get some breathing room on base, yield decisions http://southeastfarmpress.com/farmers-get-some-breathing-room-base-yield-decisions <div class="node-body link-body">Farmers who wish to reallocate base acres and update yields can contact their county Farm Service Agency office and make an appointment to do so later if they cannot complete the paperwork by Friday’s national deadline.</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/FlaPeanutPlanting3.JPG?1424806715" /> </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/farmers-get-some-breathing-room-base-yield-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Grains Peanuts Soybeans Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:35:00 +0000 112541 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Factors to consider when selecting peanut varieties for 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/factors-consider-when-selecting-peanut-varieties-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">“Very few cultivars have made their mark like Georgia-06G in overall performance until recently. Growers now have more choices of high yielding and disease-resistant cultivars, including high-oleic cultivars, from which to select.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/factors-consider-when-selecting-peanut-varieties-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/factors-consider-when-selecting-peanut-varieties-2015#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Crops Peanuts Mon, 23 Feb 2015 01:09:00 +0000 111921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&quot;WITH PEANUT acres likely increasing due to the structure of the current farm bill and suppressed prices of other commodities, growers need to take all of these things into account before selecting a cultivar,&rdquo; says Scott Monfort, University of Georgia peanut agronomist.</p> A look at 13 improved peanut varieties available now or coming soon http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/look-13-improved-peanut-varieties-available-now-or-coming-soon <div class="node-body article-body">State, federal and private peanut breeding programs are actively involved in the development of improved varieties with desirable traits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/look-13-improved-peanut-varieties-available-now-or-coming-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/look-13-improved-peanut-varieties-available-now-or-coming-soon#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:30:00 +0000 111911 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>MORE THAN ANY other single research effort, improved varieties ultimately benefit the entire peanut industry.&nbsp;</p> Nat’l Peanut Board cautioned on research agreement http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nat-l-peanut-board-cautioned-research-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">The wording in the National Peanut Board’s current research agreement could have a negative effect on the industry’s current effort towards mapping the peanut genome. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nat-l-peanut-board-cautioned-research-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nat-l-peanut-board-cautioned-research-agreement#comments Government Management Markets Peanuts Marketing and Promotion National Peanut Board Peanut Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:35:00 +0000 112321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&quot;MY ONLY CAUTION is about the wording in your current contract. When you add the word &lsquo;technology,&rsquo; you&rsquo;ve covered a broad area,&quot; Howard Valentine, executive director of the Peanut Foundation, told the National Peanut Board at its meeting Feb. 5</p> National Peanut Board delays vote on sharing technology overseas http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/national-peanut-board-delays-vote-sharing-technology-overseas <div class="node-body article-body">The National Peanut Board has delayed for one year approving an agreement with research institutions that would restrict the sharing of commercial products – such as seed varieties developed with grower-funded research funds – with international competitors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/national-peanut-board-delays-vote-sharing-technology-overseas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/national-peanut-board-delays-vote-sharing-technology-overseas#comments Government Management Markets Peanuts Groups & Organizations Marketing and Promotion Peanut Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0000 112271 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>DURING A NATIONAL PEANUT BOARD meeting Feb. 5, peanut industry stakeholders discussed the pros and cons of prohibiting the sharing of technology -- such as seed varieties developed with grower-funded research funds --&nbsp; outside the U.S.</p>