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South Carolina Peanuts: Boron Management – Choosing the Right Product

South Carolina Peanuts: Boron Management – Choosing the Right Product

👤By Dan Anco, Clemson University Peanut Specialist 🕔Jun 28, 2017

In a previous notice we mentioned the importance of Boron application to avoid Boron deficiency (and toxicity) in peanuts. There are lots of different products to choose from, and sometimes the difference from one to another is not as straightforward.

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Georgia Peanuts: Through the Eyes of a Farmer – Mason and Mike Robert, Jr – Video

Georgia Peanuts: Through the Eyes of a Farmer – Mason and Mike Robert, Jr – Video

👤From the Georgia Peanut Commission 🕔Jun 28, 2017

Through the Eyes of a Farmer series visits with Mike Roberts, Jr. and his son Mason. The duo farms peanuts, cotton and corn in Worth Co. Mason is a recent graduate of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College  in Tifton, Ga. After graduation Mason

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USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 27, 2017

The following prices are effective from 06/28/17 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 07/04/17. The next announcement is scheduled for 07/05/17 at 8:00 am Eastern Time. * $424.43 per ton for Runner peanuts * $409.00 per ton for

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Florida Peanuts: 4 Pests to Watch for

Florida Peanuts: 4 Pests to Watch for

👤By Mace Bauer, University of Florida 🕔Jun 27, 2017

There has been a little more talk lately about the insect situation in our crops and Extension specialists have issued a few updates for us to pay attention to.

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Georgia Field Reports: Crops Look Good, Rains Delay Final Plantings

Georgia Field Reports: Crops Look Good, Rains Delay Final Plantings

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 26, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 25, 2017. County Comments Greg Bowman, Gordon County Pastures are in great shape. Some have wet spots due to recent rain. Some low-lying cropland was flooded here and there, but we

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South Carolina Field Reports: Crops Look Good, Corn May Be a Record Breaker

South Carolina Field Reports: Crops Look Good, Corn May Be a Record Breaker

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 26, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 25, 2017. County Comments J. Blake Badger, Greenwood County Overall conditions appear to be good to excellent throughout the area. Many pastures were slow to recover from the devastating drought last

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Southern Peanut Farmers Federation Launches ‘Peanut Program Works’ Website, Video

Southern Peanut Farmers Federation Launches ‘Peanut Program Works’ Website, Video

👤By Joy Crosby, Georgia Peanut Comission 🕔Jun 26, 2017

The Southern Peanut Farmers Federation today launched a campaign website and video to showcase the benefits of the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program in the 2014 Farm Bill and highlight its importance to farmers, their families and communities. The website, through a

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Florida Peanuts: Is Rain Keeping You from Applying Gypsum?

Florida Peanuts: Is Rain Keeping You from Applying Gypsum?

👤By Michael Mulvane, University of Florida 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Area farmers have had numerous challenges to deal with already in this growing season.  With so much rain over the past two weeks, many farmers have had their production schedule wrecked.  Questions have been coming in about a wide range

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USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

👤From USDA 🕔Jun 23, 2017

Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 19.9 cents per pound for the week ending June 17, up 0.6 cent from the previous week. Marketings of all farmer stock peanuts for the week ending June 17

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Texas West Plains: Cotton a Mixed Bag; Peanuts, Corn Doing Well; Replanting Sorghum

Texas West Plains: Cotton a Mixed Bag; Peanuts, Corn Doing Well; Replanting Sorghum

👤By Kerry Siders, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jun 22, 2017

Cotton ranges from seed still in the ground to 9 true leaf cotton. This wide range is reflective of the mess we are in across a large area here on the West Plains. I cannot review all the scenarios which

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