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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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Florida: UF Water Institute Gets $5Mln Grant to Aid Ag, Environment

Florida: UF Water Institute Gets $5Mln Grant to Aid Ag, Environment

👤By Beverly James, University of Florida 🕔Jun 27, 2017

The University of Florida Water Institute has received a $5 million, five- year grant to promote water security for the region’s farmers, foresters and the environment. The Water Institute, a campus-wide interdisciplinary Institute, received the grant from the U.S. Department

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Florida: Precision Ag Field Day, Columbia City, July 29

Florida: Precision Ag Field Day, Columbia City, July 29

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

I encourage you to join us at a Precision Agriculture Field Day at 10:30 AM  on July 29th at the Bar D Ranch near Columbia City. This will be a brief program highlighting many of the technologies used in our local PA project.

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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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Farmers and Health Insurance: Can’t Live With It – Can’t Live Without It – DTN

Farmers and Health Insurance: Can’t Live With It – Can’t Live Without It – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jun 26, 2017

Farmers aren’t certain if they would fare better under the health care bill in the U.S. Senate, but they are looking for relief from a steady rise in premiums and wider spread of deductibles they’ve seen over the past several

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Dicamba Ban in Arkansas: Monsanto’s Position – Call the Governor

Dicamba Ban in Arkansas: Monsanto’s Position – Call the Governor

👤By Christi Dixon, Monsanto 🕔Jun 24, 2017

Yesterday (Friday, June 24), the Arkansas State Plant Board recommended an action that will prevent farmers from having access to all of the available weed control options.   The recommendation made by the Plant Board to ban the use in

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