Category Archives: Mississippi News

USDA Announces Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)announced June 20 it is offering $75 million in funding for the eradication and control of feral swine through the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program (FSCP) in a joint effort between USDA’s Natural … Continue reading

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

Secretary Perdue Statement on Disaster and Trade-Related Assistance

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement June 10 on disaster and trade-related assistance: “Whether it’s because of natural disasters or unfair retaliatory tariffs, farmers across the country are facing significant challenges and tough decisions on their … Continue reading

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

May/June 2019 Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The May/June 2019 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Frank McGill honored with Medallion of Honor from UGA College of Ag UGA Tifon Campus Celebrates 100 Years Irrigation Guidebook Peanut Leadership … Continue reading

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

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

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