Peanuts http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en Overplanting peanuts could be hard on industry http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/overplanting-peanuts-could-be-hard-industry <div class="node-body article-body">“Overplanting will drive prices down,” Smith said, “and lead to fewer acres needed to reach the payment limit of $125,000. That could mean excess program cost.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/overplanting-peanuts-could-be-hard-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/overplanting-peanuts-could-be-hard-industry#comments Peanuts Farm Bill 2012 Peanuts Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:02:00 +0000 91131 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>ROBBIE BLOUNT, executive director, Western Peanut Producers Association, and producer Ricky Bearden discuss peanut issues during a break at the recent Texas Ag Forum in Austin.</p> Oklahoma Peanut Expo features production, legislation marketing updates http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/oklahoma-peanut-expo-features-production-legislation-marketing-updates <div class="node-body article-body">Bart Fischer, chief economist for the House Ag Committee, has been invited to discuss “year one of peanuts in the farm bill.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/oklahoma-peanut-expo-features-production-legislation-marketing-updates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/oklahoma-peanut-expo-features-production-legislation-marketing-updates#comments Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:57:00 +0000 90961 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Fate of Portales peanut plant still up in the air http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/fate-portales-peanut-plant-still-air <div class="node-body article-body"> Hope still runs high around Portales, New Mexico, that the peanut plant will resume production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/fate-portales-peanut-plant-still-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/fate-portales-peanut-plant-still-air#comments Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 13 Nov 2014 22:46:00 +0000 89361 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Southwest peanut harvest underway with average or better yields http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/southwest-peanut-harvest-underway-average-or-better-yields <div class="node-body article-body">Oklahoma peanut farmers are looking at what could be “the best crop they ever raised."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/southwest-peanut-harvest-underway-average-or-better-yields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/southwest-peanut-harvest-underway-average-or-better-yields#comments Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 05 Nov 2014 03:21:00 +0000 89221 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Valencia peanut production down in New Mexico and Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/valencia-peanut-production-down-new-mexico-and-texas <div class="node-body article-body">Conditions at the Sunland, Inc., plant were described as “startling” by inspectors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/valencia-peanut-production-down-new-mexico-and-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/valencia-peanut-production-down-new-mexico-and-texas#comments Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:32:00 +0000 88981 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Peanut spokesman Don Self dies in farming accident http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanut-spokesman-don-self-dies-farming-accident <div class="node-body link-body">Don Self, a leader in the Mississippi peanut industry and a member of the National Peanut Board, died Oct. 1 in a harvesting accident.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanut-spokesman-don-self-dies-farming-accident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:51:00 +0000 88631 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Drought tolerance difficult but not impossible goal for marker assisted peanut breeding http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/drought-tolerance-difficult-not-impossible-goal-marker-assisted-peanut-breeding <div class="node-body video-body">Finding peanut varieties with increased tolerance to drought may be possible.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/drought-tolerance-difficult-not-impossible-goal-marker-assisted-peanut-breeding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/drought-tolerance-difficult-not-impossible-goal-marker-assisted-peanut-breeding#comments Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:11:00 +0000 87361 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Peanut farmers may see “paradigm shift” in production (Part 2) http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-farmers-may-see-paradigm-shift-production-part-2 <div class="node-body video-body">Marker-assisted variety selection could help reverse a trend of reduced peanut production in the United States. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-farmers-may-see-paradigm-shift-production-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-farmers-may-see-paradigm-shift-production-part-2#comments Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:05:00 +0000 87321 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Marker-assisted selection will improve peanut production efficiency (Part 1) http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/marker-assisted-selection-will-improve-peanut-production-efficiency-part-1 <div class="node-body video-body">The Peanut Foundation is using a five-year project and some $6 million to sequence the peanut genome and use marker-assisted breeding techniques to create varieties with more disease and pest resistance and improved shelf life, among other desirable characteristics. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/marker-assisted-selection-will-improve-peanut-production-efficiency-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/marker-assisted-selection-will-improve-peanut-production-efficiency-part-1#comments Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:26:00 +0000 87301 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Latest class of Peanut Profitability Award winners exhibits production efficiency http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/latest-class-peanut-profitability-award-winners-exhibits-production-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body"> From bone-dry in the Southwest to flooding in the Southeast, this year’s Peanut Profitability Award honorees persevered through opposite extremes of weather conditions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/latest-class-peanut-profitability-award-winners-exhibits-production-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/latest-class-peanut-profitability-award-winners-exhibits-production-efficiency#comments Peanuts Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:22:00 +0000 87291 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>WINNERS OF THE 2014 Farm Press Peanut Profitability Awards recently were honored at the 16<sup>th</sup> annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference held in Panama City, Fla. Shown are, left to right: Upper Southeast winner Billy Bain of Dinwiddie, Va.; Southwest region winners George, Isaac and John Guenther, Gaines County, Texas; and Lower Southeast winner Owen Yoder of Orrville, Ala.</p>