Peanuts http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en Moisture levels remain low for SW peanuts; crop conditions holding up http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/moisture-levels-remain-low-sw-peanuts-crop-conditions-holding <div class="node-body article-body">Lack of moisture remains a key issue for southwest peanut growers as they head into the hottest, often driest months of the summer. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/moisture-levels-remain-low-sw-peanuts-crop-conditions-holding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/moisture-levels-remain-low-sw-peanuts-crop-conditions-holding#comments Peanuts Peanuts Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:19:00 +0000 87131 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Peanuts are progressing well in the Southwest depsite limited rainfall.</p> Texas peanuts have potential for “above average” year http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/texas-peanuts-have-potential-above-average-year <div class="node-body article-body">The Texas peanut crop has potential for “well above average yields, if we get favorable fall weather,” says Texas AgriLife Extension plant pathologist Jason Woodward, Lubbock.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/texas-peanuts-have-potential-above-average-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/texas-peanuts-have-potential-above-average-year#comments Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:22:00 +0000 87021 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>A good peanut crop is possible with favorable fall weather for Texas growers.</p> Efficiency, hard work are keys to peanut operation http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/efficiency-hard-work-are-keys-peanut-operation <div class="node-body gallery-body">Doing as much of the work themselves as possible is a key to making an efficient peanut crop, say Isaac, John and George Guenther. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/efficiency-hard-work-are-keys-peanut-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/efficiency-hard-work-are-keys-peanut-operation#comments Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:55:00 +0000 86811 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Peanut Profitability Award winners for the Southwest region, George, Isaac and John Guenther, Seminole, Texas.</p> SW Peanut Profitability winners make high yield despite drought http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/sw-peanut-profitability-winners-make-high-yield-despite-drought <div class="node-body article-body">A key to making an efficient peanut crop is to do as much of the work as they can and hire out only what’s necessary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/sw-peanut-profitability-winners-make-high-yield-despite-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/sw-peanut-profitability-winners-make-high-yield-despite-drought#comments Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:36:00 +0000 86801 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>SOUTHWEST REGION Peanut Profitability Award winners George, Isaac and John Guenther, Gaines County, Texas.</p> U.S. peanut farmers vote to continue National Peanut Board http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-farmers-vote-continue-national-peanut-board <div class="node-body article-body">America's peanut farmers have voted with a 92 percent approval rate to continue the Peanut Promotion, Research and Information Order, which authorizes the National Peanut Board.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-farmers-vote-continue-national-peanut-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-farmers-vote-continue-national-peanut-board#comments Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 01 May 2014 17:16:00 +0000 85451 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Peanut genome sequence offers significant benefits http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-genome-sequence-offers-significant-benefits <div class="field-byline"> Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Release of the first peanut genome sequence to the public should have an important effect on Texas peanut production for years to come and could offer significant benefits to consumers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-genome-sequence-offers-significant-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-genome-sequence-offers-significant-benefits#comments Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:21:00 +0000 85301 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Mark Burow and Ratan Chopra, Texas Tech graduate student, survey potted peanuts in their Lubbock greenhouse.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife photo) Millions in peanut butter dumped in New Mexico http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/millions-peanut-butter-dumped-new-mexico <div class="node-body article-body">Closed peanut plant instructed to dump nearly 25 tons of bottled peanut butter in a landfill in southeastern New Mexico.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/millions-peanut-butter-dumped-new-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/millions-peanut-butter-dumped-new-mexico#comments Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:48:00 +0000 84871 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Peanut disease control begins with field history and rotation, http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-disease-control-begins-field-history-and-rotation <div class="node-body article-body">Knowing the field history is a crucial factor in controlling diseases, especially soil-borne pathogens, in peanuts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-disease-control-begins-field-history-and-rotation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-disease-control-begins-field-history-and-rotation#comments Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:24:00 +0000 84851 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>OSU PLANT PATHOLOGIST John Damicone, accepts a plaque honoring his 25 years of service to the Oklahoma peanut industry from Oklahoma Peanut Commission Chairman Joe D White.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Peanut butter controversy not over yet http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-butter-controversy-not-over-yet <div class="node-body article-body">An additional layer of controversy hangs over a federal bankruptcy case in Albuquerque, New Mexico, over the fate of Sunland Incorporated's shuttered peanut plant in Portales</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-butter-controversy-not-over-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-butter-controversy-not-over-yet#comments Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:57:00 +0000 84791 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Ole Spanish peanut fills a niche http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/ole-spanish-peanut-fills-niche <div class="node-body article-body">A new high oleic Spanish peanut variety will be released for foundation seed development this year and available for commercial production in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/ole-spanish-peanut-fills-niche" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/ole-spanish-peanut-fills-niche#comments Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:21:00 +0000 84711 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Kelly Chamberlin, head scientist for the USDA/ARS Center for Peanut Improvement at Stillwater, Okla., accepts a certificate of appreciation from Joe D White, Chairman, Oklahoma Peanut Commission, for her work to develop and release Ole, a new Spanish type, high oleic peanut.</p> <p>Chamberlin announced the release during the recent&nbsp; Oklahoma Peanut Expo in Lone Wolf, Okla.</p>