Woodward encourages farmers to follow a few basic best management practices for peanuts. “The first is to plant fewer acres so producers can water peanuts adequately, especially during bloom, pegging and pod fill.
With a new mission statement in place, the strategic planning committee updated NPB’s values and guiding principles. Those values all point to continuing to find innovative ways to grow a wholesome, healthy and sustainable product to feed a...
Oklahoma Peanut Expo reports detailed an improving U.S. economy, good news about peanuts as a healthy food choice, opportunities for increased exports, and recommendations on production and variety options.
Tim McMillan, peanut farmer from Enigma, Ga., told a Congressional subcommittee that the peanut provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill with the Price Loss Coverage program should be maintained in next farm bill.
Farm bill deadlines are rarely met, but farmers and their representative associations need to set priorities and prepare to fight for what they need, says Oklahoma State University Extension economist Larry Sanders.
Peanut farmers heard some good news at the annual Oklahoma Peanut Expo March 23 in Altus. Better contract prices, increased acreage, gains in consumption and promising news on peanut allergy research were highlights.