Peanuts http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en Ounces of prevention cure for weed control problems http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/ounces-prevention-cure-weed-control-problems <div class="node-body article-body">“Prevention is the cheapest form of weed control,” says Todd Baughman, Oklahoma State University Extension agronomist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/ounces-prevention-cure-weed-control-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/ounces-prevention-cure-weed-control-problems#comments Peanuts Peanuts Weeds Mon, 06 Apr 2015 19:58:00 +0000 91841 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Starting off clean in peanuts and other row crops makes season-long weed control easier.</p> High oleic is goal for SW peanut breeders http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/high-oleic-goal-sw-peanut-breeders <div class="node-body article-body">High oleic peanuts are the new standard for Southwest production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/high-oleic-goal-sw-peanut-breeders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/high-oleic-goal-sw-peanut-breeders#comments Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 03 Apr 2015 19:30:00 +0000 91811 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>USDA-ARS plant breeder Kelly Chamberlin accepts a plaque from Oklahoma Peanut Commission Executive Director Mike Kubicek recognizing her release of a new high oleic Virginia type peanut.</p> Early fungicide application key to peanut pod rot control http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/early-fungicide-application-key-peanut-pod-rot-control <div class="node-body article-body">Pod rot is related to peanut kernel damage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/early-fungicide-application-key-peanut-pod-rot-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/early-fungicide-application-key-peanut-pod-rot-control#comments Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 02 Apr 2015 20:57:00 +0000 91791 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Prevention makes&nbsp; sense in peanut fields with a history of pod rot.</p> Terry Wheeler, Texas AgriLife Mike Kubicek steps down from Oklahoma Peanut Commission http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/mike-kubicek-steps-down-oklahoma-peanut-commission <div class="node-body article-body">Mike Kubicek says working with high oleic peanut development was a highlight of Peanut Commission career.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/mike-kubicek-steps-down-oklahoma-peanut-commission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/mike-kubicek-steps-down-oklahoma-peanut-commission#comments Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:17:00 +0000 91751 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>MIKE KUBICEK&rsquo;s family was on hand for his retirement ceremony during the annual Oklahoma Peanut Expo. Pictured are: daughter-in-law Kelly, granddaughters Addison and Kate, Kubicek, grandson Will, and wife, Kianna. Kubicek&rsquo;s son, Jeremie, could not attend.</p> Ron Sholar to lead Oklahoma Peanut Commission http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/ron-sholar-lead-oklahoma-peanut-commission <div class="node-body article-body">Ron Sholar brings some 30 years of experience in the peanut industry to the Oklahoma Peanut Commission.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/ron-sholar-lead-oklahoma-peanut-commission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/ron-sholar-lead-oklahoma-peanut-commission#comments Peanuts Peanuts Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:22:00 +0000 91741 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Ron Sholar has been named Executive Director of the Oklahoma Peanut commission.</p> Oklahoma Peanut Commission celebrates 50th anniversary http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/oklahoma-peanut-commission-celebrates-50th-anniversary <div class="node-body gallery-body">Mike Kubicek retired at the end of March and was recognized for his profound contributions to the peanut industry.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/oklahoma-peanut-commission-celebrates-50th-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/oklahoma-peanut-commission-celebrates-50th-anniversary#comments Peanuts Peanuts Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:31:00 +0000 91721 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Mike Kubicek</p> U.S. peanut acreage could bump above 1.6 million for 2015 http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-acreage-could-bump-above-16-million-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Estimates across the peanut-producing states indicate planting intentions for 1.625 million acres, a 20 percent increase. That’s up from 1.35 million acres last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-acreage-could-bump-above-16-million-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-acreage-could-bump-above-16-million-2015#comments Peanuts Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:46:00 +0000 91681 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>peanut acreage is likely to increase substantially in 2015.</p> Sub-tropical jet bringing more heavy rains to South Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/sub-tropical-jet-bringing-more-heavy-rains-south-texas <div class="node-body article-body">Large areas of Texas remain in drought after four years of below average rains. But farmers in south and southeast Texas have delayed planting corn and now soybean as a result of heavy rains and cool weather conditions that have been persistent throughout the winter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/sub-tropical-jet-bringing-more-heavy-rains-south-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/sub-tropical-jet-bringing-more-heavy-rains-south-texas#comments Cotton Grains Peanuts Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:47:00 +0000 91601 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Oklahoma Peanut commission celebrates 50 years http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/oklahoma-peanut-commission-celebrates-50-years <div class="node-body article-body">Oklahoma Peanut Expo will include production updates, marketing, insurance, new variety report and a look back at 50 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/oklahoma-peanut-commission-celebrates-50-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/oklahoma-peanut-commission-celebrates-50-years#comments Peanuts Conferences Peanuts Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:57:00 +0000 91451 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Peanut disease management will be on the Oklahoma Peanut Expo agenda March 26.</p> 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>