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How Have U.S. Crop Acres Changed Over the Passed 25 Years?

How Have U.S. Crop Acres Changed Over the Passed 25 Years?

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Over the past 25 years, there have been shifts in crops planted in the United States. Overall, acres in feed grain crops decreased while acres in oilseed crops increased. Feed grain crops losing acres were wheat, oats, barley, and sorghum.

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USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 25, 2017

The following prices are effective from 04/26/17 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 05/02/17. The next announcement is scheduled for 05/02/17 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.43 per ton for Runner peanuts * $409.00 per ton for

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Texas: Kaput Wild Hog Bait Manufacturer Withdraws State Label, Cites Suits

Texas: Kaput Wild Hog Bait Manufacturer Withdraws State Label, Cites Suits

👤Staff Report 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Scimetrics Ltd. Corp. has withdrawn its registration of Kaput Feral Hog Bait in the state of Texas, the Colorado-based company announced in a press release today. Scimetrics, which also specializes in rodent control, formulated Kaput around warfarin, the same active ingredient

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Georgia Field Reports: Dry Conditions Hindering Field Work

Georgia Field Reports: Dry Conditions Hindering Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. County Comments Gary R. Peiffer, DeKalb County Pastures were slow to recover from the cool spell in March, but are starting to fill out nicely now. Jeff Cook, Peach

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South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Begin

South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Begin

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. County Comments William Hardee, Horry County Horry County had very good planting conditions this past week. Some tobacco transplants looked like the wind or sand had beaten them up

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North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Planting Speeds Along; Peach Crop 10% of Normal

North Carolina Field Reports: Corn Planting Speeds Along; Peach Crop 10% of Normal

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 23, 2017. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension The county received some much needed rain during the latter half of the week. Most of the rainfall was a gentle,

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Georgia Peanuts: Disease Nematode Management Considerations for 2017 Planting

Georgia Peanuts: Disease Nematode Management Considerations for 2017 Planting

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Peanut growers can use a number of different products at planting time for the management of diseases and nematodes. Decisions as too what product to use over another, or to use a product at all, can be very confusing.

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AgFax Weekend 4-24 Farm Income is Down, So is Bank Lending

AgFax Weekend 4-24 Farm Income is Down, So is Bank Lending

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Apr 21, 2017

In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farm Income is Down, So is Bank Lending; First New U.S. Fertilizer Plant in 25 Years; and more.

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USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 20.1 cents per pound for the week ending April 15, up 0.8 cent from the previous week. Marketings of all farmer stock peanuts for the week ending April 15

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Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts to Upgrade, Modernize Argentina Plant

Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts to Upgrade, Modernize Argentina Plant

👤From a Press Release 🕔Apr 21, 2017

Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts, a subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), today announced that it is investing in a significant upgrade to its peanut processing facility in Alejandro Roca, Cordoba, Argentina. The upgrade plans include the addition

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