Peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Now's not the time to shorten peanut rotations http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nows-not-time-shorten-peanut-rotations <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers will be making a mistake if they shorten rotations and plant more peanuts just to try and get a government payment next season, says Marshall Lamb, research director for the National Peanut Research Laboratory in Dawson, Ga. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nows-not-time-shorten-peanut-rotations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nows-not-time-shorten-peanut-rotations#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:20:00 +0000 108431 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS WILL BE making a mistake if they shorten peanut rotations next season in order to get a government payment, says Marshall Lamb, research director for the National Peanut Research Laboratory in Dawson, Ga. Lamb, right, is shown here at the recent Southern Peanut Growers Conference in Panama City, Fla.&nbsp;</p> Crop donations can bring big tax savings http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/crop-donations-can-bring-big-tax-savings <div class="field-byline"> Marc Lovell, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers facing a higher-income 2014 in need of tax-saving strategies should consult their tax advisor on the use of the donated crop strategy because of the significant tax savings that can result. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/crop-donations-can-bring-big-tax-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/crop-donations-can-bring-big-tax-savings#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Books Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:34:00 +0000 108661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com United Soybean Board Alabama plans for drones http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama Governor Robert Bentley last week charged the Alabama Drone Task Force to review the requirements to further Alabama’s use of drones in areas of agriculture, conservation and law enforcement.</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/equipment/alabama-plans-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:06:00 +0000 108641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>John Fulton, Auburn University engineer, demonstrates a UAV at the Autauga County farm of Andy Wendland.</p> Alabama Farmers Federation Cotton, peanuts focus of research at Sunbelt Ag Expo http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/cotton-peanuts-focus-research-sunbelt-ag-expo <div class="node-body article-body">“We do a lot of our cotton fertility research at the Sunbelt Ag Expo site, and this his year we’re conducting some potash and nitrogen studies."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/cotton-peanuts-focus-research-sunbelt-ag-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/cotton-peanuts-focus-research-sunbelt-ag-expo#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Sunbelt Ag Expo Cotton Crops Peanut Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:06:00 +0000 108071 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA Extension agronomist Glen Harris explains current cotton fertility research during the recent Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day held in Moultrie, Ga.&nbsp;</p> Peanut market: Four yield scenarios to gauge direction http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-market-four-yield-scenarios-gauge-direction <div class="node-body article-body">"I think we have data that shows in good weather, we can reasonably expect peanut yields in excess of 4,000 pounds per acre," says peanut broker.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-market-four-yield-scenarios-gauge-direction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-market-four-yield-scenarios-gauge-direction#comments Markets Peanuts Peanut Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:49:00 +0000 108521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Peanut broker: Only the market can tell growers how to allocate acres http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/peanut-broker-only-market-can-tell-growers-how-allocate-acres <div class="node-body article-body">“You all know from experience that we’ve seen extremely volatile markets in the past several years. But for the moment, we are in a period of relative calm, but that’s not necessarily good news for you or for me," peanut broker tells growers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/peanut-broker-only-market-can-tell-growers-how-allocate-acres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/peanut-broker-only-market-can-tell-growers-how-allocate-acres#comments Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:52:00 +0000 108061 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>PEANUT BROKER GEORGE Lovatt answers questions during the recent Southern Peanut Growers Conference held in Panama City, Fla. Lovatt urged growers to pay attention to the market when making planting decisions.&nbsp;</p> Ga. Peanut Commission ‘no share’ motion right move http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ga-peanut-commission-no-share-motion-right-move <div class="node-body blog-body">Painstaking and expensive research has positioned the U.S. as a dominant player in the world peanut market, but maintaining that competitive edge will require that we protect our technological advantages. The Peanut Commission’s motion is a right step in that direction.</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/ga-peanut-commission-no-share-motion-right-move" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ga-peanut-commission-no-share-motion-right-move#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Farm Press Blog Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:28:00 +0000 108151 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Peanut research tackles seed, disease cost control http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-research-tackles-seed-disease-cost-control <div class="node-body article-body">The Georgia-07 variety had the lowest amount of disease and the highest yield. Georgia-06G was right behind it and Georiga-09B was a close third.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-research-tackles-seed-disease-cost-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-research-tackles-seed-disease-cost-control#comments Management Peanuts Peanut Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:47:00 +0000 108411 at http://southeastfarmpress.com UGA Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day Sept. 10 http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/uga-cotton-peanut-research-field-day-sept-10 <div class="node-body article-body">Mark your calendars for the 2014 University of Georgia Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day Sept 10 in Tifton, Ga. The field day will begin at the UGA Gibbs Farm at 8:30 a.m., and will end with lunch at the Tifton Campus Conference Center. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/uga-cotton-peanut-research-field-day-sept-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/uga-cotton-peanut-research-field-day-sept-10#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Cotton Peanut Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:14:00 +0000 108341 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Thrips pressure heavy again in Southeast peanuts this year http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/thrips-pressure-heavy-again-southeast-peanuts-year <div class="node-body article-body">Despite fairly high thrips pressure through early June, the occurrence of tomato spotted wilt Alabama’s peanut crop appeared to be minimal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/thrips-pressure-heavy-again-southeast-peanuts-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/thrips-pressure-heavy-again-southeast-peanuts-year#comments Management Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:27:00 +0000 107651 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>DESPITE A SLOW start due to wet, cool conditions early in the season, the Southeast peanut crop &ndash; like this field in south Georgia &ndash; was in good shape in mid-July. Just as in 2013, peanut producers saw heavy thrips pressure early in the growing season.&nbsp;</p>