Peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Bottom line trumps caution flags as peanuts appear poised for increase http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/bottom-line-trumps-caution-flags-peanuts-appear-poised-increase <div class="node-body blog-body">Most everyone agrees there will be an increase in U.S. peanut acres in 2015, but the trick clearly will be to temper enthusiasm with caution. </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/bottom-line-trumps-caution-flags-peanuts-appear-poised-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/bottom-line-trumps-caution-flags-peanuts-appear-poised-increase#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:43:00 +0000 111611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 2014 Peanut Profitability Award winners discuss past year’s crop http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/2014-peanut-profitability-award-winners-discuss-past-year-s-crop <div class="node-body article-body">“Our peanut crop in 2014 turned out really well, with good grades and good quality. One of our biggest concerns is the first frost, and we never know when we’ll see it. But yields should be about 4,500 pounds or better.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/2014-peanut-profitability-award-winners-discuss-past-year-s-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/2014-peanut-profitability-award-winners-discuss-past-year-s-crop#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:40:00 +0000 111221 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>VIRGINIA&rsquo;S BILLY BAIN saw good yields, grades and quality from his 2014 peanut crop. He is the reigning upper Southeast Peanut Profitability Award winner.&nbsp;</p> Tailgate Talk: Decisions now and products to know for better disease control http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/tailgate-talk-decisions-now-and-products-know-better-disease-control <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Planning an effective crop rotation and ensuring access to effective products are timely actions important for the next field season. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/tailgate-talk-decisions-now-and-products-know-better-disease-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/tailgate-talk-decisions-now-and-products-know-better-disease-control#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Conditions and Diseases Corn Fungicides Peanut Soybean Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:37:00 +0000 111621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>STILL MONTHS away from putting seed in the ground, growers have the opportunity now to plan for the best in disease and nematode management.&nbsp;</p> High-Oleic Peanuts: Manufacturers see added value, competitive edge http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/high-oleic-peanuts-manufacturers-see-added-value-competitive-edge <div class="node-body article-body">“There are four varieties available today, and they absolutely are competitive in terms of yield and grade with Georgia-06G.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/high-oleic-peanuts-manufacturers-see-added-value-competitive-edge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/high-oleic-peanuts-manufacturers-see-added-value-competitive-edge#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:04:00 +0000 110991 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>MARS CHOCOLATE HAS made a commitment to using 100-percent high-oleic peanuts in its M&amp;M and Snickers products by 2017. Shown are M&amp;Ms at the Mars Chocolate Hackettstown, N.J., facility.&nbsp;</p> Photo courtesy of Mars Chocolate Peanut Leadership Academy begins Class IX http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-leadership-academy-begins-class-ix <div class="node-body article-body">Twenty-two peanut growers and sheller representatives from across the Southeast and Texas began Class IX of the Peanut Leadership Academy hosted by the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation Dec. 15-17, 2014, in Panama City Beach, Florida. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-leadership-academy-begins-class-ix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-leadership-academy-begins-class-ix#comments Peanuts Peanut Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:37:00 +0000 111581 at http://southeastfarmpress.com New widespread federal program to focus conservation efforts at the local level http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/new-widespread-federal-program-focus-conservation-efforts-local-level <div class="node-body article-body">Currently, more than 60,000 landowners representing 4 million acres are enrolled in U.S. conservation programs. The newly created USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program looks to accelerate that amount in the coming years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/new-widespread-federal-program-focus-conservation-efforts-local-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/new-widespread-federal-program-focus-conservation-efforts-local-level#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Sustainable Agriculture Regulations USDA Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:19:00 +0000 111521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program will fund conservation programs proposed and designed by local initiatives.</p> Southeast 2014 crop production numbers released http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/southeast-2014-crop-production-numbers-released <div class="node-body article-body">Southeast row crop production was a mixed bag in 2014. Some record average yields were hit in some states, while total 2014 production dropped for some crops in some states.</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/management/southeast-2014-crop-production-numbers-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/southeast-2014-crop-production-numbers-released#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Crops Marketing and Promotion Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:40:00 +0000 111471 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Photo by National Corn Growers Association Tailgate Talk: General thoughts about 2,4-D and dicamba-resistant crops http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/tailgate-talk-general-thoughts-about-24-d-and-dicamba-resistant-crops <div class="field-byline"> Eric P. Prostko, University of Georgia Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The hot weed science topic this winter will most likely be the launch (???) of 2,4-D and dicamba-resistant crops. As with any new technology, there will some bumps, bruises and a new learning curve. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/tailgate-talk-general-thoughts-about-24-d-and-dicamba-resistant-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/tailgate-talk-general-thoughts-about-24-d-and-dicamba-resistant-crops#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Herbicide-tolerant crops Soybean Thu, 08 Jan 2015 13:48:00 +0000 111421 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>When it comes to new auxin herbicides, small and fine droplets are out while large and coarse (very, extremely, ultra) droplets are in!! &nbsp;Throw your old flat fan or hollow cone tips in the trash.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> United Soybean Board National Peanut Board elects new officers http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/national-peanut-board-elects-new-officers <div class="field-byline"> National Peanut Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bob White, a farmer from Clarendon, Texas, was elected chairman of the 12-member National Peanut Board during the board’s quarterly meeting in Washington, D.C. in December. White, who is the Texas member and had been the board’s vice-chairman, began his one-year term Jan. 1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/national-peanut-board-elects-new-officers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/national-peanut-board-elects-new-officers#comments Peanuts Peanut Thu, 08 Jan 2015 13:34:00 +0000 111411 at http://southeastfarmpress.com High-Oleic Peanuts: Improved cultivars could mean quicker adoption on the farm http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/high-oleic-peanuts-improved-cultivars-could-mean-quicker-adoption-farm <div class="node-body article-body">“We know there are advantages with high-oleic peanuts, including a better shelf life and the fact that it’s considered a healthier product."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/high-oleic-peanuts-improved-cultivars-could-mean-quicker-adoption-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/high-oleic-peanuts-improved-cultivars-could-mean-quicker-adoption-farm#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 07 Jan 2015 19:56:00 +0000 110961 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SOUTHEAST GEORGIA FARMER Lee Cromley, left, is shown here with Georgia Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall during this past year&rsquo;s Georgia Peanut Tour. Lee and his brother Charlie are giving high-oleic peanuts a close look on their Bulloch County farm.&nbsp;</p>