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Budget Agreement Eliminates Generic Base

Congress cleared a budget agreement and disaster-aid package that has a significant impact on farmers for the 2018 crop year. The budget agreement passed the House by a vote of 240 to 186 and passed the Senate by a vote … Continue reading

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Georgia Peanut Commission holds Research Report Day

The Georgia Peanut Commission held the annual Research Report Day, Feb. 7, 2018, at the National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL), located on the University of Georgia Tifton Campus. The event provided growers and industry representatives an opportunity to … Continue reading

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Morris elected chairman of the Georgia Peanut Commission

Armond Morris, peanut farmer from Tifton, Georgia, was elected chairman of the Georgia Peanut Commission during the monthly board meeting in February. “I look forward to serving Georgia’s peanut growers as chairman in 2018. It is a pleasure to serve … Continue reading

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Mississippi Peanut Growers holds annual meeting and trade show Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2018

The Mississippi Peanut Growers Association held its annual meeting and trade show Jan. 31-Feb. 1. 2018, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Throughout the course of the event, more than 175 growers and industry representatives had the opportunity … Continue reading

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Perdue Unveils Farmers.gov, Interactive Website for Agricultural Producers

(Grand Rapids, MI, February 1, 2018) –U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today unveiled Farmers.gov, the new interactive one-stop website for producers maintained by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Farmers.gov is now live but will have multiple features added … Continue reading

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Jan/Feb 2018 Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The Jan/Feb 2018 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Peanut Variety Guidebook Peanut Breeders of the Southeast The Value of Certified Peanut Seed Mapping the Genetic Code Knowing Production Costs Major … Continue reading

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Georgia Peanut Farm Show provides a day of education

More than 1,300 attendees were able to fine-tune their farming operations with    information gained at the 42nd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference on Jan. 18, 2018, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. … Continue reading

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Mississippi Peanut Growers Association annual meeting set for Jan. 31 – Feb. 1, 2018

The Mississippi Peanut Growers Association plan to hold their annual meeting trade show Jan. 31- Feb. 1, 2018, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The event provides growers with the latest information on peanut production, research and … Continue reading

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Perdue Names Appointees to the USDA Farm Service Agency State Committees

U. S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue recently announced the individuals who will serve on the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) state committee in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi. The state committee is responsible for the oversight of farm programs … Continue reading

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Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference set for Thursday, Jan. 18

Producers can improve the bottom-line of their farming operation with knowledge, connections and information gained at the 42nd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference, held at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center, Jan. 18, 2018, from 8:30 … Continue reading

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