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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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Peanuts: Have Generic Acres Impacted Planting Decisions?

Peanuts: Have Generic Acres Impacted Planting Decisions?

👤By Nick Paulson, Gary Schnitkey, and Jonathan Coppess,, University of Illinois; and Carl Zulauf, Ohio State University 🕔Apr 21, 2017

As discussed in the April 13, 2017 farmdoc daily article, the 2014 Farm Bill created generic base acres which allow the current year crop plantings to determine which commodity program payments a producer might be eligible to receive. Thus, the

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Georgia Peanuts: Growers Advised to Closely Monitor Thrips Activity

Georgia Peanuts: Growers Advised to Closely Monitor Thrips Activity

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 21, 2017

With thrips activity at a high level, peanut farmers are advised to closely monitor their peanut seedlings as planting season gets underway, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut entomologist Mark Abney. “No matter what thrips management tactic is

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Georgia Peanuts: Trips Numbers Decline at Trapping Locations

Georgia Peanuts: Trips Numbers Decline at Trapping Locations

👤From University of Georgia Peanut Entomology 🕔Apr 20, 2017

Tobacco thrips numbers declined at five of our six trapping locations last week. This does not mean that thrips flights are over or that peanuts are safe from injury. Thrips dispersal is still occurring, and seedling peanuts emerging over the

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Georgia Peanuts: New UG Physiologist Will Emphasize Plant Stress Studies

Georgia Peanuts: New UG Physiologist Will Emphasize Plant Stress Studies

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Apr 20, 2017

Physiologist Cristiane Pilon is the newest member of the University of Georgia Peanut Team. Her expertise in the physiological processes of the peanut plant and management of the plant’s stress levels will equip Georgia farmers with tools to produce an

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USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 18, 2017

The following prices are effective from 04/19/17 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 04/25/17. The next announcement is scheduled for 04/25/17 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.43 per ton for Runner peanuts * $409.00 per ton for

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Peanut Disease Risk Index Updated for 2017

Peanut Disease Risk Index Updated for 2017

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University 🕔Apr 18, 2017

For peanut growers, the Peanut Disease Risk Index (Peanut Rx) is a great way to assess how various production practices contribute disease incidence.   Different factors like variety, planting date, irrigation type, at-plant insecticides, etc are given a score based on how

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Alabama Field Reports: Great Week for Planting, Rain Needed for Emergence

Alabama Field Reports: Great Week for Planting, Rain Needed for Emergence

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 16, 2017. County Comments Tim Malone, Marion County It was a great week for planting. Now we just need some rain to get the seeds up. Wheat has really started heading

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South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton, Peanuts Need Rain for Planting

South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton, Peanuts Need Rain for Planting

👤From USDA 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 16, 2017. County Comments Glenn Thomas, Spartanburg County Although areas of Spartanburg County received some much needed rainfall, we are still in a drought situation. Pastures turned green, but there is

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