USDA: Peanut Price Highlights

🕔May 24, 2019Peanut prices received by farmers for all farmer stock peanuts averaged 20.1 cents per pound for the week ending May 18, up 0.1 cent from the previous week. Marketings of […]

Trade Aid: Pres. Trump Allocates $16Bln to Farmers

🕔May 24, 2019U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue this week announced that the USDA will take several actions to assist farmers in response to trade damage from unjustified retaliation and trade disruption. […]

Georgia Weather: Upcoming a Heatwave a Concern for Cotton

🕔May 24, 2019Georgia temperatures are rising, and the weather is only going to get hotter with little rain in the forecast. That’s not good news for Georgia’s cotton producers who are in […]

Peanuts Included in New Tariff Mitigation Plan

🕔May 24, 2019Yesterday, the Trump Administration announced its plan for tariff mitigation following the unjustified retaliatory tariffs imposed by China. Standing alongside President Trump in the Roosevelt Room of the White House […]

Corn Acres Lead Crops Using GPS Guidance Systems

🕔May 23, 2019Guidance systems use global positioning system (GPS) coordinates to automatically steer farm equipment like combines, tractors, and self-propelled sprayers. This helps reduce operator fatigue and pinpoint precise field locations within […]

Georgia Peanuts: Should You Apply Gramoxone in Dry Weather?

🕔May 23, 2019I’ve been getting a lot of questions on whether or not to use the typical gramoxone burn down treatment on dryland peanuts under the current dry conditions. Obviously, the drier […]

Georgia Peanuts: Why the Higher Acephate Rate for Thrips?

🕔May 22, 2019Over the years several folks have asked why there is a difference in the recommended rate of acephate for cotton (3 oz/acre) and peanut (6-12 oz/acre). I applied acephate (97) […]

Texas Field Reports: Hay Supplies Tight, 2019 Season Off to Slow Start

🕔May 21, 2019Texas’ carryover hay supplies are low, and production is off to a slow start due to spring rain delays, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. David Anderson, […]

USDA: Weekly National Peanut Prices

🕔May 21, 2019The following prices are effective from 05/22/19 at 12:01 am Eastern Time until midnight Tuesday 05/28/19. The next announcement is scheduled for 05/28/19 at 3:00 pm Eastern Time. * $424.49 […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Lack of Moisture Slows Planting

🕔May 21, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 19, 2019. County Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension The week started off on the cool side with nighttime […]

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