Peanuts en Mars pledges to use only high oleic peanuts by 2017 <div class="node-body article-body">High oleic peanuts, she explains, are much less likely to break down and go rancid.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:55:00 +0000 100201 at <p>Anne-Marie DeLorenzo, Mars strategic sourcing manager, nuts, left, and Alissa Marturano, who advises on&nbsp;millennial matters, discussed new marketing strategies at the recent Southern Peanut Growers Conference in Destin, Fla.</p> Efficient water use is crucial for Southwest winner Rickey Bearden <div class="node-body article-body">Water is the most critical aspect of growing peanuts in Yoakum County, Texas, says Rickey Bearden.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:23:00 +0000 99971 at <p>Rickey Bearden, Plains, Texas, is the 2016 Southwest Region Peanut Efficiency Award winner.</p> Farm loans still relatively cheap, but repayment more challenging <div class="node-body article-body">“Many farmers who are in precarious financial situations may face forced sales, and a depressed equipment market certainly won’t improve matters.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Livestock Management Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:54:00 +0000 100001 at <p><em><strong>Lenders across Mississippi reported that, on average, 61 percent of farmers had less than one year&rsquo;s operating capital available to meet financial obligations, while 39 percent had one to two years&rsquo; operating capital available.</strong></em></p> Getty Images/Chung Sung Jun Water is most critical factor for West Texas peanuts <div class="node-body gallery-body">“The most important thing we have to remember is to not plant more than we have water to make,” says Southwest Region Peanut Efficiency Award winner Rickey Bearden.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:08:00 +0000 99921 at <p>Rickey Berden, Plains, Texas</p> Southern Peanut Growers Conference July 21-23 <div class="node-body article-body">The 18th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference will be July 21-23 at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort at Miramar Beach, Florida. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Wed, 06 Jul 2016 17:31:00 +0000 99911 at Some Texas farmers reporting crop damage after storms, others say 'wait and see' <div class="node-body article-body">Texas AgriLife Extension teams who have been surveying weather damages across Texas including hard hit areas in the southeast part of the state say there have been reports of corn crops submerged by flood waters, but grain sorghum seemed to fair slightly better.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Livestock Peanuts Water Shortage Wheat Tue, 07 Jun 2016 16:52:00 +0000 99391 at U.S. peanuts reach 80 percent planted <div class="node-body article-body">Southwest peanut weather issues—rain, severe thunderstorm and high temperatures (into the 90s) in Oklahoma, and some significant hail damage in the Southern High Plains in Texas.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 02 Jun 2016 14:32:00 +0000 99221 at <p>Peanut planting tops 80 percent across peanut belt.</p> Farm groups want extension of USDA's program eligibility deadline <div class="field-deck"> New rules came after start of planting season </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 70 farm groups sign letter asking Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to extend the deadline for receiving approval for restructuring from county and state FSA committees.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Grains Peanuts Fri, 27 May 2016 12:59:00 +0000 99121 at <p>National Cotton Council President and CEO Gary Adams, left, visits with John Lindamood&nbsp;at the American Cotton Producers spring meeting.</p> Planting season well underway for High Plains crops <div class="node-body gallery-body">High Plains farmers busy with planting season.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Cotton Grains Peanuts Tue, 24 May 2016 22:11:00 +0000 99081 at <p>Planting season is well underway in the Texas High Plains.</p> Texas peanut planting nears half-way mark <div class="node-body gallery-body">Cooler than normal weather delays Texas peanut planting.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 18 May 2016 14:41:00 +0000 98941 at <p>Loading peanut planter boxes in Gaines County, Texas.</p>