Peanuts en Peanut broker explains the market now and his view of where it’s going <div class="node-body article-body">How big the U.S. peanut surplus, or carryout, will be is becoming clearer if you know how to read the numbers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Peanut Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:40:00 +0000 122611 at Pictures show hurricane's unprecedented damage to North Carolina crops <div class="node-body gallery-body">While it is still too early to put a dollar value on the damages to crops in North Carolina from Hurricane Matthew, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler makes it clear that the destruction to agriculture is unprecedented.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Crops Corn Peanuts Soybeans Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:24:00 +0000 122521 at <p><span>&quot;We know there are going to be losses, and we know we are going to seek assistance for our farmers from USDA and other governmental agencies,&rdquo; North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler says.</span></p> Flooding: North Carolina's largest ag counties hardest hit <div class="field-byline"> North Carolina Department of Agriculture &amp; Consumer Services </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The flood water hasn’t receded yet, but initial reports show that North Carolina’s agricultural industries took a beating from Hurricane Matthew; the 48 counties affected by the storm are some of North Carolina’s largest ag counties.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Crops Peanuts Soybeans Flooding Sun, 16 Oct 2016 19:31:00 +0000 122471 at <p>An aerial view of flooding in eastern North Carolina.</p> North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services South Carolina farmers urged to use online form to report flood damage <div class="field-byline"> Tom Hallman, Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To streamline the process for South Carolina farmers, a single damage assessment form has been posted to allow state and federal agencies fast access to on-site data that can be used in disaster aid and other important services.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beef Cotton Peanuts Management Disaster Aid Management Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:09:00 +0000 122431 at <p>Flooded South Carolina farm in 2015.</p> What is ‘cellular agriculture’ and can it help feed the world? <div class="node-body article-body">The focus of agriculture on plants and animals, but scientists are looking to “cellular agriculture” as a means to produce food from cell culture as one more way to feed a growing world population</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Corn Peanuts Soybeans Regulatory Technology Practices and Systems Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:55:00 +0000 122411 at <p>From left,&nbsp; Paul Mozdiak with North Carolina State University, Ryan Pandya with Perfect Day, Hultz Smith with Tyson Foods and Isha Datar with New Harvest.</p> North Carolina Biotechnology Center 5,000-Pound Peanut Club initiated in South Carolina <div class="field-byline"> Dan Anco, Clemson University Peanut Specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">South Carolina having a 5,000 pound club (not a big club sandwich) for South Carolina growers who produce an average of at least 5,000 pounds per acre (dry weight) over their entire acreage. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Peanut Sun, 09 Oct 2016 17:12:00 +0000 122191 at Sunbelt Expo 2016: Your guide to the best Sunbelt ever <div class="node-body article-body">The Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition will be Oct. 18- 20. The Expo is a tradition that has become a fixture in South Georgia since the first show took place in 1978.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Farm Shows Peanuts Equipment Livestock Management Sunbelt Expo Thu, 06 Oct 2016 16:43:00 +0000 122331 at Hurricane: North Carolina suspends truck weighing to hasten harvest <div class="node-body article-body">Ahead of Hurricane Matthew and the threat of severe economic loss of livestock, poultry, feed and crops ready to be harvested, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has temporarily suspend weighing those vehicles used to transport these items in the emergency area. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Corn Peanuts Regulatory Livestock Management Feeds and Supplements Government Tue, 04 Oct 2016 12:34:00 +0000 122291 at Can high-oleic peanut varieties be managed like popular Bailey? <div class="node-body article-body">With farmers in the Carolinas and Virginia expected to turn to the high-oleic cultivars Sullivan and Wynne next year, they are curious if the disease control methods used in the highly popular variety Bailey will work in Sullivan and Wynne as well.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Crops Mon, 03 Oct 2016 14:00:00 +0000 121931 at <p>Barbara Shew, research professor and Extension specialist at North Carolina State University, said researchers are looking at a four spray program on Sullivan and Wynne similar to the program used on the varieties Bailey and Sugg.</p> From the orphanage to a prolific ag career, a gentleman’s life <div class="node-body article-body">Charles Douglas wondered eight decades ago why he was at the Arizona orphanage. His life since led to Air Force service, the TVA, ag academics and to being Sunbelt Ag Expo’s longtime champion.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Corn Peanuts Sunbelt Expo Sun, 02 Oct 2016 14:46:00 +0000 122281 at <p>Charles Douglas after the Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day this past July, where he was doing what needed to be done to help the day&rsquo;s attendees be more comfortable and informed.&nbsp;</p>