Georgia Peanuts, Cotton: Garden Flea Hoppers in Abundance

🕔Sep 24, 2018I wanted to share some photos of an insect we are seeing more in our row crops and even some vegetables. It is called the Garden Flea Hopper and looks […]

Peanut Collapse: Extension Teams Up to Solve the Mystery

🕔Sep 24, 2018In 2017, peanut growers of the Panhandle and North Central regions in Florida, and many areas in Georgia faced a number of issues. In addition to high disease, insect pests, […]

 AgFax Weekend: Co-Op Fraud; NC Crops – Worst Timing

🕔Sep 21, 2018In this week’s  AgFax Weekend – Co-Op Fraud | NC Crops – Worst Timing | Resistant Weeds Demand Attention | and more.

Sawyer On Crops: Digging Starts Early – Fungicides Still Needed? (Podcast)

🕔Sep 21, 2018Do you still need to apply a fungicide in peanuts where digging hasn’t started? Andrew Sawyer addresses that question in this installment of his popular South Georgia Pine podcast.

North Carolina: Pesticides – Post-Flood Cleanup and Disposal Assistance

🕔Sep 21, 2018The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is offering assistance with pesticide and fertilizer disposal through the Pesticide Disposal Assistance Program. They will be adding additional pesticide collection dates […]

USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

🕔Sep 21, 2018Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 23.2 cents per pound for the week ending September 15, unchanged from the previous week. Marketings of all farmer […]

Resistant Weeds Demand Attention During Harvest – Tips, Plans – AgFax Weed Solutions

🕔Sep 21, 2018Palmer pigweed, marestail and all the other bad boys are gaining a head start with harvest starting early in many areas. How you deal with weeds after harvest this year […]

Georgia: Digging Peanuts – Why the Maturity Board Matters

🕔Sep 21, 2018We are digging peanuts and if anything we could use a good inch of rain. Some places are getting pretty hard and growers will have a time trying to get […]

Ag Economy: FAPRI – U.S. Net Farm Income Projected to Decline

🕔Sep 20, 2018On Tuesday, the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri released its Baseline Update for U.S. Farm Income and the Farm Balance Sheet.  Today’s update includes […]

Seasonal Drought Outlook – Oct., Nov., Dec.

🕔Sep 20, 2018Drought expanded and intensified across the Pacific Northwest and northern Plains during the past month, while heavy to excessive rainfall resulted in major drought reduction throughout the middle to lower […]

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