Category Archives: General

Southern Peanut Farmers Federation Supports Administration’s Section 232 Tariff Removal

Washington, D.C. (May 20, 2019) – The U.S. Trade Representative has announced “an agreement with Canada and Mexico to remove the Section 232 tariffs for steel and aluminum imports from those countries and for the removal of all retaliatory tariffs … Continue reading

Posted in Alabama News, Florida News, General, Georgia News, Legislative, Mississippi News | Comments Off

April 2019 Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The April 2019 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Peanut Shellers Celebrate 100 Years Peanut Disease and Insect Guidebook Conservation Stewardship Program Deadline New Size 4 to 6 Months Consumer Campaign … Continue reading

Posted in Alabama News, Florida News, General, Georgia News, Legislative, Mississippi News | Comments Off

March 2019 Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The March 2019 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Start with High Quality Seed Peanut Weed Guidebook Peanut PGR still looks good Irrigation specialist advises equipment maintenance Q&A with new Mississippi … Continue reading

Posted in Alabama News, Florida News, General, Georgia News, Legislative, Mississippi News | Comments Off

January/February 2019 Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The January/February 2019 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Farming with Urban Sprawl 2019 Peanut Variety Guidebook Not much nitrogen value in peanut vines Chefs and food bloggers experience peanut industry … Continue reading

Posted in Alabama News, Florida News, General, Georgia News, Legislative, Mississippi News | Comments Off

October/November 2018 Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The October/November 2018 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Georgia Peanut Farm Show set for Jan. 17 in Tifton Searching for the Ideal Cover Crop Foes on the Field, Partners in … Continue reading

Posted in Alabama News, Florida News, General, Georgia News, Legislative, Mississippi News | Comments Off

2018 Peanut Tour Showcases Southeast Georgia’s peanut industry

When people think of Georgia peanuts, they often think of the thousands of acres planted on the western half of the coastal plain. But the truth is that east Georgia boasts its share of peanuts as well. During the 2018 … Continue reading

Posted in General, Georgia News | Comments Off

Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day set for Sept. 5, 2018, in Tifton, Georgia

The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the University of Georgia Extension Cotton and Peanut Teams, will co-sponsor a joint research field day on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Tifton, Georgia. The field day will start at 8:00 a.m. … Continue reading

Posted in General, Georgia News | Comments Off

Applications are now being accepted for Peanut Leadership Academy Class XI

Applications are now being accepted for Class XI of the Peanut Leadership Academy. To be eligible for participation, candidates must derive their primary livelihood from farming and currently produce peanuts, make a commitment to the program and agree to attend … Continue reading

Posted in Alabama News, Florida News, General, Georgia News, Mississippi News | Comments Off

USDA Adds New Tools, Resources to Farmers.gov to Aid Producers

Agricultural producers have new resources available to them to prepare for and recover from impacts of natural disasters on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new website, farmers.gov. The site has updated tools and information to help agricultural producers identify the … Continue reading

Posted in Alabama News, Florida News, General, Georgia News, Legislative, Mississippi News | Comments Off

Deadline Approaches for Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment

Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Richard Fordyce reminded producers recently that the deadline to sign up for enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. “Any agricultural producer that has eligible land should review the benefits … Continue reading

Posted in Alabama News, Florida News, General, Georgia News, Legislative, Mississippi News | Comments Off