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Alabama: Precision Ag Sprayer Clinic, Shorter, March 10

Alabama: Precision Ag Sprayer Clinic, Shorter, March 10

👤By Robin Aldridge, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 21, 2017

When faced with the new environmental regulations and the challenge to produce more food, the adoption of sprayer technology and the ability to accurately analyze and use the data collected has become increasingly significant. Dr. Brenda Ortiz and the Alabama

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USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 21, 2017

The following prices are effective from 02/22/17 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 02/28/17. The next announcement is scheduled for 02/28/17 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.43 per ton for Runner peanuts * $409.00 per ton for

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Alabama: Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts to Build Farmer Stock Warehouse in Headland

Alabama: Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts to Build Farmer Stock Warehouse in Headland

👤From a Press Release 🕔Feb 21, 2017

Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts, a subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Company, today announced that it is investing in the construction of a new warehouse and receiving area at its shelling facility in Headland, Alabama. “Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts

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AgFax Weekend: Weed Advice – We got plenty.

AgFax Weekend: Weed Advice – We got plenty.

👤AgFax Staff 🕔Feb 17, 2017

This week’s AgFax Weekend – Weed Advice – We got plenty; Ag Economists Expect Shortfalls, 2017; and more.

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Florida Peanuts: Peanut Burrower Bug – an Emerging Pest

Florida Peanuts: Peanut Burrower Bug – an Emerging Pest

👤By Xavier Martini and David Wright,University of Florida 🕔Feb 17, 2017

Burrower bugs are small Heteroptera insects with piercing/sucking mouthparts (Figure 1). There are six different species of burrower bugs that have been found to feed on peanuts. Among them, three are found in Georgia and Florida, but most of the

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USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

👤From USDA 🕔Feb 17, 2017

Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 18.6 cents per pound for the week ending February 11, down 0.9 cent from the previous week. Marketings of all farmer stock peanuts for the week ending February 11

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Farm Business Stress: Organizations and Some States Offer Counseling Hot Lines – DTN

Farm Business Stress: Organizations and Some States Offer Counseling Hot Lines – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Feb 17, 2017

Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado was talking about the struggles of health care in rural Colorado last week when he noted he had met in January with the director of the Colorado Department of Agriculture, who told the senator that

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Drought Outlook: California Drought Coverage Lowest Since Jan. 2012

Drought Outlook: California Drought Coverage Lowest Since Jan. 2012

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Wed Editor, with Information by Brad Pugh, NOAA/NCEI 🕔Feb 17, 2017

Based on the anomalously wet winter, additional heavy precipitation likely during the remainder of February, and a relatively wet climatology through March, continued improvement or removal of drought is forecast across most of central and southern California. However, long-term hydrological

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Drought Monitor: More Wetness for the West While Southeast Remains Dry

Drought Monitor: More Wetness for the West While Southeast Remains Dry

👤Edited by Ernst Undesser, AgFax Wed Editor, with Information by Jessica Blunden, NOAA/NCEI 🕔Feb 17, 2017

Summary During this U.S. Drought Monitor week, storms continued to impact the west, including parts of California, bringing more heavy precipitation to much of the region, as snow packs continued to increase and reservoirs continued to fill. Fortunately a respite

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Farm Business: Economists Expect Another Year of Shortfalls for 2017

Farm Business: Economists Expect Another Year of Shortfalls for 2017

👤By Chris Clayton, DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Feb 17, 2017

Economists painted a gray outlook for the farm economy and called for a stronger federal safety during a congressional hearing meant to set the stage for drafting a new farm bill. Economists from USDA, the Kansas City Federal Reserve, Texas

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