Peanuts http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en EU’s new view on peanuts puts pressure on US fungicide options http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/eu-s-new-view-peanuts-puts-pressure-us-fungicide-options <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia Extension Pathologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The good news is that the “sky” is not falling; there are a number of effective options available!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/eu-s-new-view-peanuts-puts-pressure-us-fungicide-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/eu-s-new-view-peanuts-puts-pressure-us-fungicide-options#comments Peanuts Peanuts Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:48:00 +0000 98531 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Here are BMPs for efficient peanut production http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/here-are-bmps-efficient-peanut-production <div class="node-body article-body">Proven best management practices--sound irrigation management, effective weed and disease control and a good rotation program will increase peanut production efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/here-are-bmps-efficient-peanut-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/here-are-bmps-efficient-peanut-production#comments Peanuts Peanuts Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:51:00 +0000 98511 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Texas AgriLife Extension pathologist and peanut specialist Jason Woodward, Lubbock Research and Extension Center, checks his PowerPoint slides before discussing peanut best management practices at the Oklahoma Peanut Expo.</p> 10 steps to control weeds in peanuts http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/10-steps-control-weeds-peanuts <div class="node-body article-body">“The day you plant peanuts you have the highest yield potential you’ll have all season.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/10-steps-control-weeds-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/10-steps-control-weeds-peanuts#comments Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:46:00 +0000 98461 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Weed control begins before peanut seed go into the ground.</p> Allergy issue still a big hurdle for peanut industry http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/allergy-issue-still-big-hurdle-peanut-industry <div class="node-body article-body"> Early exposure to peanuts significantly reduces the potential for children to develop an allergy. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/allergy-issue-still-big-hurdle-peanut-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/allergy-issue-still-big-hurdle-peanut-industry#comments Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:33:00 +0000 98381 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>National Peanut Board President and CEO Bob Parker says peanut allergy is a primary focus of the NPB, but&nbsp; marketing and research needs are also priorities. Parker spoke at the recent&nbsp; Oklahoma Peanut Expo in Altus.</p> Timeliness is critical to improve peanut production efficiency http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/timeliness-critical-improve-peanut-production-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body"> “If we do things that sacrifice yield, we cut our throats.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/timeliness-critical-improve-peanut-production-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/timeliness-critical-improve-peanut-production-efficiency#comments Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:07:00 +0000 98311 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>OSU Extension educator, Gary Strickland, left, talks with&nbsp; OSU agronomist Todd Baughman during the&nbsp; Oklahoma Peanut Expo in Altus, Okla. Baughman says timing--planting, spraying and harvesting--is crucial for efficient peanut production.</p> Crop marketing red flag — farmers, we have a problem http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/crop-marketing-red-flag-farmers-we-have-problem <div class="field-byline"> Steve Scott, Scott Agri Crop Marketers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers know they will have good years and they will have bad years. The objective is to build up enough equity in the good years to weather the inevitable bad years. It is a pattern every farmer is very familiar with. But what happens when it doesn’t work?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/crop-marketing-red-flag-farmers-we-have-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/crop-marketing-red-flag-farmers-we-have-problem#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:18:00 +0000 98151 at http://southwestfarmpress.com New peanut releases make 100 percent high oleic production possible in Southwest http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/new-peanut-releases-make-100-percent-high-oleic-production-possible-southwest <div class="node-body article-body">“Farmers producing runner peanuts in the Southwest will now have a replacement for Red River Runner that requires no fungicide application for Sclerotinia blight control, reducing production costs associated with disease management.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/new-peanut-releases-make-100-percent-high-oleic-production-possible-southwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/new-peanut-releases-make-100-percent-high-oleic-production-possible-southwest#comments Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 06 Apr 2016 18:43:00 +0000 98131 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Lariat will give Southwest farmers a replacement for Red River Runner that required no fungicide application for <em>Sclerotinia</em> blight control.</p> —USDA photo Disease control essential for high peanut yields http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/disease-control-essential-high-peanut-yields <div class="node-body article-body">Improved genetics and a good arsenal of fungicides provide economic solutions to peanut disease issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/disease-control-essential-high-peanut-yields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/disease-control-essential-high-peanut-yields#comments Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 06 Apr 2016 18:26:00 +0000 98121 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>To reduce the impact of foliar diseases, peanut growers should choose the right variety, maintain a proper rotation, and develop an efficient, economical, and effective fungicide program.</p> U.S. trade negotiator pushes TPP trade deal, explains benefits http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/us-trade-negotiator-pushes-tpp-trade-deal-explains-benefits <div class="field-deck"> Ambassador Darci Vetter makes case in Little Rock </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Trade Ambassador Darci Vetter was in Arkansas in late March to explain the agriculture side of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/us-trade-negotiator-pushes-tpp-trade-deal-explains-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/us-trade-negotiator-pushes-tpp-trade-deal-explains-benefits#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:29:00 +0000 98081 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p><em>Darci Vetter, the United States&rsquo; chief agricultural trade negotiator, visited Little Rock to promote the TPP trade deal. She is pictured with Harrison Pittman, director of the National Ag Law Center at the University of Arkansas.</em></p> Corn, cotton, rice acres expected to rise in 2016, USDA reports http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/corn-cotton-rice-acres-expected-rise-2016-usda-reports <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers tell USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service they will increase plantings of corn, cotton and rice; decrease soybeans, wheat and peanuts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/corn-cotton-rice-acres-expected-rise-2016-usda-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/corn-cotton-rice-acres-expected-rise-2016-usda-reports#comments Cotton Grains Peanuts Wheat Fri, 01 Apr 2016 15:48:00 +0000 98011 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Photo: Getty Images