Peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Peanut fungicides: When is it OK to skip late-season applications? http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-fungicides-when-it-ok-skip-late-season-applications <div class="node-body gallery-body">Each year as harvest approaches, one of the toughest decisions peanut growers make is whether to terminate their fungicide programs. Stop fungicide applications too early and yield potential and quality suffer. On the other hand, is the crop worth another application or two if yields will not suffer?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-fungicides-when-it-ok-skip-late-season-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-fungicides-when-it-ok-skip-late-season-applications#comments Peanuts Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:41:00 +0000 115641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Georgia Cotton & Peanut Field Day set for Sept. 9 http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/university-georgia-cotton-peanut-field-day-set-sept-9 <div class="node-body article-body">The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the UGA Extension Cotton and Peanut Teams will co-sponsor a field day Sept. 9 in Tifton, Ga. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/university-georgia-cotton-peanut-field-day-set-sept-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/university-georgia-cotton-peanut-field-day-set-sept-9#comments Cotton Peanuts Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:03:00 +0000 115631 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Nonfarmers own vast majority of US rented farm acres http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/nonfarmers-own-vast-majority-us-rented-farm-acres <div class="node-body article-body">Agricultural producers rented and farmed 353.8 million acres of farmland. Of these acres, 80 percent is owned by nonfarming landlords, according to the 2014 Tenure, Ownership, and Transition of Agricultural Land survey released Aug. 31 by the USDA.. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/nonfarmers-own-vast-majority-us-rented-farm-acres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/nonfarmers-own-vast-majority-us-rented-farm-acres#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Inputs Management Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:39:00 +0000 115611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A USDA survey counted 2.1 million landlords with various ownership arrangements. In 2014, all of the landlords combined received $31.2 billion in rental income, while incurring $9.2 billion in total expenses.</p> Peanut digging starts in Georgia ... in August? http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-digging-starts-georgia-august <div class="node-body gallery-body">It’s quite unusual for Georgia to dig peanuts in August due to later planting in the past years due to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus, says Rome Ethredge, University of Georgia Extension coordinator in Seminole County.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-digging-starts-georgia-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-digging-starts-georgia-august#comments Peanuts Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:26:00 +0000 115591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 5 financial things to do as harvest gears up http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/5-financial-things-do-harvest-gears <div class="node-body gallery-body">As the 2015 harvest season nears, producers should have a clearer view of their cash flow, remaining expenses and predicted yields, or their monetary and production situation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/5-financial-things-do-harvest-gears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/5-financial-things-do-harvest-gears#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:11:00 +0000 115571 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cycling through the downside of a farm economy http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cycling-through-downside-farm-economy <div class="node-body blog-body">People in the ag industry hope the bloody-nose-feeling the sector feels now at least means it has hit the dirty floor of the down cycle.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/cycling-through-downside-farm-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cycling-through-downside-farm-economy#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Blog Cotton Marketing and Promotion Soybean Farm Press Blog Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:01:00 +0000 115561 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farm profitability: USDA report paints less-than-rosy picture for 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/farm-profitability-usda-report-paints-less-rosy-picture-2015 <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Net farm income is forecast to be $58.3 billion in 2015, down 36 percent from 2014’s estimate of $91.1 billion. The 2015 forecast for net farm income would be the lowest since 2006.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/farm-profitability-usda-report-paints-less-rosy-picture-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/farm-profitability-usda-report-paints-less-rosy-picture-2015#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Buying/Purchasing USDA Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:33:00 +0000 115551 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Crop receipts for 2015 are expected to decrease by $12.9 billion (6.2 percent) in 2015, led by a projected $7.1-billion decline in corn receipts, $3.4 billion in soybean receipts, and $1.6 billion in wheat receipts compared to 2014.</p> Market frustration? Know when the odds are in your favor http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/market-frustration-know-when-odds-are-your-favor <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A farmer can work all season long to make a good yield and control costs while making a good yield, but then lose profit potential due to pricing and marketing decisions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/market-frustration-know-when-odds-are-your-favor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/market-frustration-know-when-odds-are-your-favor#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Cotton Inputs Marketing and Promotion Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:05:00 +0000 115521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Somehow, farmers have to find a balance between price and risk and know when the odds are in your favor&mdash;pricing the crop or a portion of the crop when the odds of price going down are much greater than the odds of price going higher.</p> Peanut genomics gains momentum towards better varieties http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-genomics-gains-momentum-towards-better-varieties <div class="node-body article-body">Genomics offers great opportunities for improving the traits and characteristics of peanuts, researchers speaking at the 2015 Southern Peanut Growers Conference stressed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-genomics-gains-momentum-towards-better-varieties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-genomics-gains-momentum-towards-better-varieties#comments Peanuts Tobacco Crops Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:52:00 +0000 115151 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>In his genomics work, Corley Holbrook, peanut breeder and geneticist with USDA&rsquo;s Agricultural Research Service in Tifton, Ga.,&nbsp; has worked with other scientists in the development of structured populations and coordinated phenotyping. Researchers asses the populations for traits such as yield, disease resistance, seed size and tomato spotted wilt virus.</p> Johnny Sanders’ soybeans could go 90 bushels or more http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/johnny-sanders-soybeans-could-go-90-bushels-or-more <div class="node-body article-body">Johnny Sanders’ soybeans could go 90 bushels or more. The Georgia farmer is using what is called an early production system soybean with an indeterminate variety similar to what Delta soybean farmers have used recently to reach record yields.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/johnny-sanders-soybeans-could-go-90-bushels-or-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/johnny-sanders-soybeans-could-go-90-bushels-or-more#comments Cotton Peanuts Soybeans Cotton Soybean Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:15:00 +0000 115441 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Johnny Sanders stands in his 157-acre soybean field Aug. 11, a field the Dooly County, Ga., farmer is managing to produce a 90-bushel or better average yield, using an early production system soybean.</p>