Peanuts http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6041/more en Rotating peanuts/cotton limits nematode damage http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/rotating-peanutscotton-limits-nematode-damage <div class="node-body article-body">“Cotton following peanuts also made significantly better yields in cotton root knot nematode-infested fields than cotton following corn.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/rotating-peanutscotton-limits-nematode-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/rotating-peanutscotton-limits-nematode-damage#comments Cotton Peanuts Peanuts Tue, 02 Feb 2016 19:49:00 +0000 96821 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Foliar diseases are less common in Texas High Plains peanut fields, but they do occur. Soilborne diseases are more common, says Texas AgriLife Extension Pathologist Jason Woodward.</p> U.S. peanut production is up 20 percent over 2015 http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-production-20-percent-over-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">The latest USDA peanut crop estimate shows a 6.21 billion-pound crop. Planted acreage at 1.63 million reflects a 20 percent increase, and harvested acreage at 1.57 million is 19 percent higher than 2014 harvest</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-production-20-percent-over-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-production-20-percent-over-2015#comments Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 13 Jan 2016 19:00:00 +0000 96451 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Peanut planted and harvested acreage increased in 2015. Production at 6.21 billion pounds is up 20 percent from 2014.</p> Make sure 2016 peanut crop has space in approved warehouse http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/make-sure-2016-peanut-crop-has-space-approved-warehouse <div class="node-body article-body">Peanut warehouse capacity, particularly in the Southeast, could reach its limits as the 2016 crop comes in.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/make-sure-2016-peanut-crop-has-space-approved-warehouse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/make-sure-2016-peanut-crop-has-space-approved-warehouse#comments Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 11 Jan 2016 16:55:00 +0000 96391 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>The U.S. 2015 peanut production is expected to be 3.16 million tons but that will be adding to an already 1 million ton carryover from the 2014 crop. Expected peanut consumption for the next year will be around 2.5 million tons, which is up and going in the right direction, but leaves a potential 1.6 million ton supply from the 2015 crop that will carryover July 31, 2016, which marks the beginning of the 2016 peanut crop marketing year.</p> Peanut Board targets millennials http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-board-targets-millennials <div class="node-body article-body">Last week, over the course of 24 hours, the Peanut Vendor tweeted 365 predictions for an entire year, one broadcast every two minutes over a span of about 12 hours.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-board-targets-millennials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-board-targets-millennials#comments Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 08 Jan 2016 19:42:00 +0000 96381 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Peanuts in the field are a long way from market, but a National Peanut Board campaign to reach millenials, hopes to form rich connection to American agriculture and farmers.</p> Gallery: My favorite photos of 2015 http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-my-favorite-photos-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">I did discover a few photos that I like well enough to include in this gallery, which I’ll call my favorite photos of 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-my-favorite-photos-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-my-favorite-photos-2015#comments Cotton Grains Peanuts Vegetables Cotton Grains Peanuts Pecans Vegetables Mon, 28 Dec 2015 16:14:00 +0000 96181 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Blue skies at harvest time</p> Gayle White, an Oklahoma farmer, is new National Peanut Board chairman http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/gayle-white-oklahoma-farmer-new-national-peanut-board-chairman <div class="field-byline"> National Peanut Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gayle White, a farmer from Frederick, Okla., was elected chairman of the 12-member National Peanut Board during the board’s quarterly meeting in Atlanta, Ga., earlier in December.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/gayle-white-oklahoma-farmer-new-national-peanut-board-chairman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/gayle-white-oklahoma-farmer-new-national-peanut-board-chairman#comments Peanuts Wed, 23 Dec 2015 19:49:00 +0000 96151 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>National Peanut Board elected Ed White of <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="Newville">Newville</span>, Ala. as vice-chairman; Greg Gill of Walnut Ridge, Ark. as treasurer; and Dan Ward of Clarkton, N.C. as secretary. These officers will serve one-year terms beginning Jan. 1.</p> Four seek to lead American Farm Bureau Federation http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/four-seek-lead-american-farm-bureau-federation <div class="field-byline"> Willie Vogt, Farm Press Editorial Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For the first time in 16 years, the presidency of the American Farm Bureau Federation is up for grabs. Check out these candidate profiles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/four-seek-lead-american-farm-bureau-federation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/four-seek-lead-american-farm-bureau-federation#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Wheat American Farm Bureau Federation Thu, 10 Dec 2015 15:54:00 +0000 95881 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Peanuts could prevent world hunger http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanuts-could-prevent-world-hunger <div class="node-body article-body">Peanuts can help save starving children in the modern world and could go a long way in meeting the growing food needs of tomorrow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanuts-could-prevent-world-hunger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanuts-could-prevent-world-hunger#comments Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 10 Dec 2015 03:45:00 +0000 95871 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Herbicide injury? Taking another look at 2,4-DB and peanuts http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/herbicide-injury-taking-another-look-24-db-and-peanuts <div class="field-byline"> Eric P. Prostko University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">All herbicides have the potential to cause crop injury, especially when applied at high rates or at the wrong time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/herbicide-injury-taking-another-look-24-db-and-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/herbicide-injury-taking-another-look-24-db-and-peanuts#comments Peanuts Peanuts Tue, 08 Dec 2015 02:50:00 +0000 95821 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>A picture of the common peanut leaf injury symptom caused by 2,4-DB.</p> 15 ways 2015 challenged and informed farmers http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/15-ways-2015-challenged-and-informed-farmers <div class="node-body gallery-body">This has been a year of change and challenge for Southwest agriculture. Here are the stories you found most interesting in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/15-ways-2015-challenged-and-informed-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/15-ways-2015-challenged-and-informed-farmers#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Fri, 04 Dec 2015 15:43:00 +0000 95791 at http://southwestfarmpress.com