Peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en USDA unveils new peanut insurance policy available for 2015 crop http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/usda-unveils-new-peanut-insurance-policy-available-2015-crop <div class="node-body article-body">A new peanut revenue policy will be available for eligible peanut producers for the 2015 crop year in all counties where yield-based insurance coverage is currently offered.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/usda-unveils-new-peanut-insurance-policy-available-2015-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/usda-unveils-new-peanut-insurance-policy-available-2015-crop#comments Government Peanuts National Peanut Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:47:00 +0000 109411 at http://southeastfarmpress.com China has potential as regular customer for U.S. peanut exports http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/china-has-potential-regular-customer-us-peanut-exports <div class="node-body article-body">Peanut exports are booming. Under the old peanut program, U.S. exported 315,000 to 320,000 farmer stock tons each year. This has doubled since the end of the program more than a decade ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/china-has-potential-regular-customer-us-peanut-exports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/china-has-potential-regular-customer-us-peanut-exports#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:37:00 +0000 109081 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>JEFF JOHNSON OF Birdsong Peanut Company says China is a potential regular customer of U.S. peanuts. Johnson is shown here at this year&rsquo;s Southern Peanut Growers Conference held in Panama City, Fla.&nbsp;</p> ARC, PLC coverage ready for farmers http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/arc-plc-coverage-ready-farmers <div class="node-body article-body">After allotting base, farmers can now choose between options offered through Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs, the main risk management programs of the 2014 Farm Bill commodity farm safety net. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/arc-plc-coverage-ready-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/arc-plc-coverage-ready-farmers#comments Government Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Cereal Grains National Oil Seeds USDA Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:04:00 +0000 109391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS NOW can sign up for Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs through their local Farm Service Agency.</p> A few more things to think about at harvest time http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/few-more-things-think-about-harvest-time <div class="node-body blog-body">Don't forget about looming USDA deadlines in the midst of harvest.</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/few-more-things-think-about-harvest-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/few-more-things-think-about-harvest-time#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:54:00 +0000 109041 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Georgia's 2014 peanut crop is a tale of two halves http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgias-2014-peanut-crop-tale-two-halves <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia's 2014 peanut crop went from wet early and then completely reversed in the opposite direction for the second part of the season.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgias-2014-peanut-crop-tale-two-halves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgias-2014-peanut-crop-tale-two-halves#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:47:00 +0000 109261 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE 2014 GEORGIA Peanut Tour gave participants an up-close look at some of the challenges that have faced the state&#39;s producers this year. The tour began just outside Savannah and included fields and shelling and handling facilities throughout the southeast region of the state.</p> U.S. peanut industry aided by new technology, export growth http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-industry-aided-new-technology-export-growth <div class="node-body article-body">While a peanut market “scoreboard” shows both positives and negatives, the future of the industry in the U.S. appears bright, aided by technological advances and increased exports, </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-industry-aided-new-technology-export-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-industry-aided-new-technology-export-growth#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:10:00 +0000 108761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>KRISS LUTT OF GOLDEN Peanut Company, second from right, outlined key issues that are pressuring demand for peanuts and pricing at the recent Southern Peanut Growers Conference in Panama City, Fla. Also presenting at the conference were, left to right, Jeff Johnson of Birdsong Peanuts, Armond Morris of the Georgia Peanut Commission, and Georgia broker George Lovatt.&nbsp;</p> Spider mites still a threat to peanut yields – even this late in season http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/spider-mites-still-threat-peanut-yields-even-late-season <div class="node-body article-body">Peanuts with two or more weeks to go before digging are still at risk of losing yield to a late infestation of two spotted spider mites. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/spider-mites-still-threat-peanut-yields-even-late-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/spider-mites-still-threat-peanut-yields-even-late-season#comments Management Peanuts Insecticides Peanut Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:09:00 +0000 109131 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Spider mite population expanding rapidly in this field. The brown and yellow coloration in the top of the rows is due to spider mite feeding.</p> Steer clear: Overhead power lines kill http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/steer-clear-overhead-power-lines-kill <div class="field-byline"> Kyla Kruse, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Power lines can pose a major hazard for farmers. Typically, power lines over streets and rural areas have a minimal clearance of 18 feet and 12.5 feet over residential private property.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/steer-clear-overhead-power-lines-kill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/steer-clear-overhead-power-lines-kill#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Practices and Systems Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:32:00 +0000 109101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>IF CONTACT is made with a power line, remember, it is almost always safest to stay on the equipment.</p> United Soybean Board Why you should check FSA on your acreage history for base reallocation http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/why-you-should-check-fsa-your-acreage-history-base-reallocation <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Smith and Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm owners need to cross check with farm records that the planted and considered planted acreage recorded by FSA is correct. If any information appears to be incomplete or incorrect, contact your local FSA office before September 26. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/why-you-should-check-fsa-your-acreage-history-base-reallocation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/why-you-should-check-fsa-your-acreage-history-base-reallocation#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Legislation Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:10:00 +0000 109031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Peanut growers get advice on difficult dryland decisions (Updated) http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-growers-get-advice-difficult-dryland-decisions-updated <div class="node-body article-body">The dryland peanut corp in Georgia took a hit in late July and into August when some major peanut-producing regions missed getting afternoon thunderstorms, receiving only a few inches of rain or none at all. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-growers-get-advice-difficult-dryland-decisions-updated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-growers-get-advice-difficult-dryland-decisions-updated#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Drought Field Crops Peanut Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:43:00 +0000 109011 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Scott Monfort, right, University of Georgia peanut specialist, talks dryland peanut strategy with Armond Morris, peanut farmer and chairman of the Georgia Peanut Commission, during the UGA Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day in Tifton, Ga., Sept. 10.</p>