Drought Monitor Weekly: Relief Hits Plains; Hot and Dry for Southwest, Midsouth

🕔May 24, 2018Summary The active weather pattern persisted across most of the nation, though unfavorably dry, hot weather lingered over parts of the South and Southwest. During the 7-day period ending Tuesday […]

DTN Fertilizer Trends: EPA Pulls Chemical Plant Safety Measures

🕔May 24, 2018According to retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN for the second week of May 2018, prices continue to be mostly higher. There appeared to be signs over the last few […]

Peanuts: Nutritional, Health Benefits Highlighted by Research

🕔May 24, 2018The Peanut Institute recently brought together peanut industry leaders, research scientists and registered dieticians to highlight the latest research on the nutritional benefits of peanut consumption. Attendees learned how peanuts […]

Alabama Peanuts: Sensitivity of Newer Varieties to Gramoxone

🕔May 23, 2018Gramoxone (paraquat) is a commonly used herbicide in peanut for weed control. It can be tank mixed with Storm, Basagran, Ultra Blazer, 2,4-DB and other residual herbicides to apply over […]

Georgia Weeds: Valor Clean-Up, Morningglories, and Ziddua

🕔May 23, 2018A few things based upon my telephone calls and e-mails this week: 1. Growers must not cut corners when cleaning a sprayer after Valor has been used. Heard someone say […]

Georgia Peanuts: Thrips on the Rise, Check Your Fields

🕔May 23, 2018Thrips numbers on our traps increased significantly last week. Counts were as high as I have seen in Georgia in four years.  Growers need to be checking their fields for […]

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

🕔May 22, 2018The following prices are effective from 05/23/18 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 05/29/18. The next announcement is scheduled for 05/29/18 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.32 […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Rains Slow Planting, Recharge Soils

🕔May 21, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 20, 2018. County Comments Jonathan Croft, Orangeburg County Rain this week helped all crops. Planting of cotton, peanut, and soybeans will […]

Georgia Field Reports: Rains Aid Dry Fields

🕔May 21, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 20, 2018. County Comments Frank Hancock, Henry County Two weeks of hay cutting weather followed by rain has stalled completion of […]

Florida: Prepare Your Farm Early for Hurricane Season

🕔May 21, 2018It’s the beginning of hurricane season, time for farmers in Florida to worry about potential damage from a storm. Every farm and ranch in Florida must have an emergency plan in […]

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