Peanuts http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en Peanut conference stresses future technology; looks at trade, policy and honors producers http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-conference-stresses-future-technology-looks-trade-policy-and-honors-producers <div class="node-body gallery-body">Southern peanut growers took a few days in late July to look to the future at the 17th annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference, held this year at the Callaway Gardens Resort in Pine Mountain, Ga.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-conference-stresses-future-technology-looks-trade-policy-and-honors-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-conference-stresses-future-technology-looks-trade-policy-and-honors-producers#comments Peanuts Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:56:00 +0000 93571 at http://southwestfarmpress.com U.S. ‘Blessed with peanuts this year’ with U.S. acreage up 18 percent http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-blessed-peanuts-year-us-acreage-18-percent <div class="node-body article-body">Peanut production could exceed 3 million tons from 2015 crop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-blessed-peanuts-year-us-acreage-18-percent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-blessed-peanuts-year-us-acreage-18-percent#comments Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 24 Jul 2015 20:47:00 +0000 93551 at http://southwestfarmpress.com PPA winner for Southwest Region Anthony Reed proud to be a peanut farmer http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/ppa-winner-southwest-region-anthony-reed-proud-be-peanut-farmer <div class="node-body article-body">"Good rotation is the success of any peanut farmer,” says Southwest peanut Profitability Award winner Anthony Reed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/ppa-winner-southwest-region-anthony-reed-proud-be-peanut-farmer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/ppa-winner-southwest-region-anthony-reed-proud-be-peanut-farmer#comments Peanuts Peanuts Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:52:00 +0000 93491 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>ANTHONY REED, Thackerville, Okla., is the 2015 Peanut Profitability Award winner for the Southwest Region.</p> Anthony Reed was born into peanuts http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/anthony-reed-was-born-peanuts <div class="node-body gallery-body">Anthony Reed credits his father for getting him started in farming and teaching him how to do it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/anthony-reed-was-born-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/anthony-reed-was-born-peanuts#comments Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:08:00 +0000 93411 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Anthony Reed is the 2015 Peanut Profitability Winner for the Southwest Region.</p> Shopping for peanut butter leads to frustration http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/shopping-peanut-butter-leads-frustration <div class="node-body blog-body">I don’t think I’ve seen a more blatant example of marketing by misinformation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/shopping-peanut-butter-leads-frustration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/shopping-peanut-butter-leads-frustration#comments Peanuts Blog Farm Press Blog Thu, 04 Jun 2015 18:54:00 +0000 92751 at http://southwestfarmpress.com 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>