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USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

The following prices are effective from 08/23/17 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 08/29/17. The next announcement is scheduled for 08/29/17 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.32 per ton for Runner peanuts * $413.60 per ton for

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Virginia Field Reports: Rains Benefit Crops, Pastures

Virginia Field Reports: Rains Benefit Crops, Pastures

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN LOUDOUN (Jim Hilleary) Frequent rain events; high

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Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Speeds Along, Whiteflies Still a Problem

Georgia Field Reports: Corn Harvest Speeds Along, Whiteflies Still a Problem

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 21, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 20, 2017. County Comments Amanda Tedrow, Clarke County Soil and crops dry. Hot this week with very little rainfall. Matthew Murdock, Marion County Harvesting corn and praying for rain! Everything is

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Florida Peanuts: Assessing Crop Health with Nodule Analysis

Florida Peanuts: Assessing Crop Health with Nodule Analysis

👤By David Hensley and Diane Rowland, University of Florida Agronomists 🕔Aug 21, 2017

One of the primary benefits of growing legumes like peanut is their ability to convert nitrogen in the atmosphere to a form that is available for use throughout the plant. They do this by forming a symbiosis (a mutual “partnership”)

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Georgia Peanuts: Stay on Top of Insects, Disease While Crops Add Weight

Georgia Peanuts: Stay on Top of Insects, Disease While Crops Add Weight Updated

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia Extension Agent, Thomas County 🕔Aug 21, 2017

We are passing 120 days on our early peanut crop, and will start hull scraping soon. We’ve done a few hull scrapes and found we are still a few weeks away – even with rain and high temperatures. Based on

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Alabama Peanuts: Crop Benefiting from Wet Summer

Alabama Peanuts: Crop Benefiting from Wet Summer

👤By David Reardon, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Aug 18, 2017

One year removed from a drought of epic proportions, Alabama peanut farmers are happy with the rainier summer of 2017. Though wet conditions can cause a separate set of issues, peanuts are looking very strong thus far. According to the

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South Carolina Peanuts:  Threecornered Alfalfa Hoppers, Late Season Manganese

South Carolina Peanuts: Threecornered Alfalfa Hoppers, Late Season Manganese

👤By Dan Anco, Clemson University Peanut Specialist 🕔Aug 18, 2017

What is the treatment threshold for threecornered alfalfa hopper?  Good question. At this point we don’t really have a good answer linking insect or girdling counts to economic yield impact. Still, most of the products labeled for threecornered alfalfa hopper

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Florida Peanuts: What Causes Yellowing in the Field?

Florida Peanuts: What Causes Yellowing in the Field?

👤By Jennifer Bearden, Agriculture Agent Okaloosa County, IFAS Extension 🕔Aug 18, 2017

It happens every year. You cruise peanut fields and see spots of yellowing in a field.  The million dollar question is, “What is causing this yellowing?”  Unfortunately, there are many answers to this question.  Problems that cause yellowing in peanuts

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USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

👤From USDA 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 19.5 cents per pound for the week ending August 12, down 1.9 cents from the previous week. Marketings of all farmer stock peanuts for the week ending August 12

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Georgia Peanuts: 2017 Crop Largest in More Than 20 Years

Georgia Peanuts: 2017 Crop Largest in More Than 20 Years

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Georgia’s largest peanut crop in more than 20 years could produce great results come harvest season, says Scott Monfort, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut agronomist. “You never know what might happen from now until harvest season, but at this

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