Peanuts http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en Some Texas farmers reporting crop damage after storms, others say 'wait and see' http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/some-texas-farmers-reporting-crop-damage-after-storms-others-say-wait-and-see" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/some-texas-farmers-reporting-crop-damage-after-storms-others-say-wait-and-see#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Peanuts Water Shortage Wheat Tue, 07 Jun 2016 16:52:00 +0000 99391 at http://southwestfarmpress.com U.S. peanuts reach 80 percent planted http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanuts-reach-80-percent-planted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanuts-reach-80-percent-planted#comments Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 02 Jun 2016 14:32:00 +0000 99221 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Peanut planting tops 80 percent across peanut belt.</p> Farm groups want extension of USDA's program eligibility deadline http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/farm-groups-want-extension-usdas-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/farm-groups-want-extension-usdas-program-eligibility-deadline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/farm-groups-want-extension-usdas-program-eligibility-deadline#comments Cotton Government Grains Peanuts Fri, 27 May 2016 12:59:00 +0000 99121 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <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 http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/planting-season-well-underway-high-plains-crops <div class="node-body gallery-body">High Plains farmers busy with planting season.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/planting-season-well-underway-high-plains-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/planting-season-well-underway-high-plains-crops#comments Peanuts Cotton Grains Peanuts Tue, 24 May 2016 22:11:00 +0000 99081 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Planting season is well underway in the Texas High Plains.</p> Texas peanut planting nears half-way mark http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/texas-peanut-planting-nears-half-way-mark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/texas-peanut-planting-nears-half-way-mark#comments Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 18 May 2016 14:41:00 +0000 98941 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Loading peanut planter boxes in Gaines County, Texas.</p> 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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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>