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  • Josh Knutson

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    Experts warn that growing continuous peanuts or other legumes close in rotation to the peanut crop can have detrimental effects on peanuts — namely soilborne diseases. This includes leguminous cover crops. Photo by Jack Dykinga, USDA Agricultural Research Service

    Can You Use Legume Cover Crops in Your Peanut Rotation?

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Aug 31, 2018

    It’s common knowledge among peanut farmers that the farther out you space your peanut crops in your rotation, the better off the peanuts will be... Growing peanuts in a 2-year rotation increased average yield by 1,872 pounds per acre, while a 3-year rotation increased it an average 2,332 pounds... “There’s been research that has shown that if you grow continuous peanuts, we start seeing a lot of disease issues that are going to reduce the yield,” says Dr... “Primarily, diseases like white mold tend to be more prevalent when you have continuous peanuts... ”Growing peanuts and other legume crops too close in rotation to peanuts can result in white mold (shown in photo) or Cylindrocladium black rot on the peanut crop...

    Categories: Cover Crops, Peanuts

    Beauveria Bassiana Products Bed Bugs Control

    By Darren Chan

    Published Oct 15, 2019

    Beauveria Bassiana fungus is a fungus that grows naturally in soils around the world. Acting as a parasite on various arthropod species, causing white muscardine disease; It widely used as a sprayed biological insecticide to control a great many pests such as bed bugs, termites, thrips, whiteflies, aphids, and different beetles. Once Beauveria Bassiana infects the host insects, the fungus grows fast inside of the insect’s body... It is currently used in the production of wheat, corn, peanuts, soybeans, potatoes, sweet potatoes, green Chinese onions, garlic, leeks, eggplant, peppers, tomatoes, watermelons, cucumbers, etc. Pests can also be used for pine, poplar, willow, locust tree, and other forests as well as apples, pears, apricots, plums, cherries, pomegranates, Japanese persimmons, mangoes, litchi, longan, guava, jujube, walnuts, and other fruit trees...

    Categories: Corn, Organic, Peanuts

    National Speakers to Present at the 2019 SC AgriBiz Expo

    By Miriam Pflug

    Published Jan 16, 2019

    Two inspiring speakers will kick off the SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo this year. American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall and award-winning author and speaker Michele Payn will both offer enlightening and inspiring presentations during the opening of the seventh annual expo. The SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo will be held on Jan. 23 and 24 at the Florence Center in Florence, S. C...

    Categories: Corn, Peanuts, Soybeans

    Russ Worsley United States, GA, Colquitt

    Business Title: FireTower Farms
    Interests: Ag Issues in Washington, Agribusiness, Irrigation, Marketing, Precision Ag, Corn, Cotton, Peanuts

    Michelle Grainger United States, NC, Cary

    Business Title: Executive Farm Management Program
    Job Title: Managing Director
    Interests: Specialty/Vegetable, Ag Issues in Washington, Marketing, Agribusiness, Organic, Precision Ag, Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Timber Production, Tobacco, Industrial Hemp

  • Josh Knutson

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    Russ Worsley United States, GA, Colquitt

    Business Title: FireTower Farms
    Interests: Ag Issues in Washington, Agribusiness, Irrigation, Marketing, Precision Ag, Corn, Cotton, Peanuts

    Michelle Grainger United States, NC, Cary

    Business Title: Executive Farm Management Program
    Job Title: Managing Director
    Interests: Specialty/Vegetable, Ag Issues in Washington, Marketing, Agribusiness, Organic, Precision Ag, Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Timber Production, Tobacco, Industrial Hemp

  • Nationwide Farm Insurance

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    Our commitment to agriculture began in 1909, through decades of service we have earned our position as the #1 farm insurer in the country. Let our expertise help protect your future.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Agribusiness

    Ag Sustainability And Innovation

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    Call for proposals / Call for applications in Agriculture, Agritech, FoodTech, Livestock, Aquaculture.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Agribusiness

    Agribusiness Insurance Advisors

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    We are an insurance agency dedicated to providing competitive insurance and risk transfer solutions that protect farms, families and agribusiness companies that we serve.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Marketing, Agribusiness, Ag Issues in Washington, Cover Crops, Irrigation, Organic, Precision Ag, Timber Production, Canola, Rice, Hogs

    Fertility And Soils

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    A group dedicated to providing information on crop fertility and soil qualities.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Cover Crops

    Grain Dryer

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    Grain Dryer & Grain Drying Technology
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Poultry, Cover Crops, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Biological Control

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    A group to share and discuss all topics related to biological pest control. Ask questions, share experiences and more!
    Interest: Cotton, Peanuts, Specialty/Vegetable

    Farmpally Free Agropreneur Promotions

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    At Farmpally.com, we're helping farmers to keep documents of their farm activities, showcasing them and helping them to market their produce and seedlings to other farmers. This comes at NO COSTS
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Timber Production, Marketing, Agribusiness

    Social Media & Agriculture

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    A place to share ideas, testimonials, and stories about bridging the gap between farmers and the end consumer. If you are passionate about telling your story, join now.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Rice, Canola, Grain Sorghum, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Specialty, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Organic, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

    The Crossover

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    The Crossover is a group that applies mental models from other fields and interests back into the world of agriculture.
    Interest: Corn, Cotton, Peanuts, Soybeans, Wheat, Specialty/Vegetable, Beef Cattle, Dairy, Poultry, Hogs, Cover Crops, Ag Issues in Washington, Precision Ag, Irrigation, Marketing, Agribusiness

  • Experts warn that growing continuous peanuts or other legumes close in rotation to the peanut crop can have detrimental effects on peanuts — namely soilborne diseases. This includes leguminous cover crops. Photo by Jack Dykinga, USDA Agricultural Research Service

    Can You Use Legume Cover Crops in Your Peanut Rotation?

    By Laura Barrera

    Published Aug 31, 2018

    It’s common knowledge among peanut farmers that the farther out you space your peanut crops in your rotation, the better off the peanuts will be... Growing peanuts in a 2-year rotation increased average yield by 1,872 pounds per acre, while a 3-year rotation increased it an average 2,332 pounds... “There’s been research that has shown that if you grow continuous peanuts, we start seeing a lot of disease issues that are going to reduce the yield,” says Dr... “Primarily, diseases like white mold tend to be more prevalent when you have continuous peanuts... ”Growing peanuts and other legume crops too close in rotation to peanuts can result in white mold (shown in photo) or Cylindrocladium black rot on the peanut crop...

    Categories: Cover Crops, Peanuts

    Beauveria Bassiana Products Bed Bugs Control

    By Darren Chan

    Published Oct 15, 2019

    Beauveria Bassiana fungus is a fungus that grows naturally in soils around the world. Acting as a parasite on various arthropod species, causing white muscardine disease; It widely used as a sprayed biological insecticide to control a great many pests such as bed bugs, termites, thrips, whiteflies, aphids, and different beetles. Once Beauveria Bassiana infects the host insects, the fungus grows fast inside of the insect’s body... It is currently used in the production of wheat, corn, peanuts, soybeans, potatoes, sweet potatoes, green Chinese onions, garlic, leeks, eggplant, peppers, tomatoes, watermelons, cucumbers, etc. Pests can also be used for pine, poplar, willow, locust tree, and other forests as well as apples, pears, apricots, plums, cherries, pomegranates, Japanese persimmons, mangoes, litchi, longan, guava, jujube, walnuts, and other fruit trees...

    Categories: Corn, Organic, Peanuts

    National Speakers to Present at the 2019 SC AgriBiz Expo

    By Miriam Pflug

    Published Jan 16, 2019

    Two inspiring speakers will kick off the SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo this year. American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall and award-winning author and speaker Michele Payn will both offer enlightening and inspiring presentations during the opening of the seventh annual expo. The SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo will be held on Jan. 23 and 24 at the Florence Center in Florence, S. C...

    Categories: Corn, Peanuts, Soybeans

    Ten Ways to Increase Your Farm's Profits This Year

    By AgFuse Exclusive Content

    Published Oct 10, 2018

    For example, if you grow legumes or peanuts, you may want to ​shy away from using a multi-species legume cover mix in those fields​... On our farm, peanuts are the most profitable crop... Since peanuts can only be grown in a field once every four years, we know that we need at least 3,200 acres to maximize this scale... Cotton is a great crop to grow in combination with peanuts... So, that means that we will plan to have 1,600 acres of cotton and 800 acres of corn to go with the 800 acres of peanuts...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Marketing, Cover Crops

    Why Hemp Isn’t Going to Save the US Farmer (But How It Could)

    By The Crossover

    Published Aug 16, 2019

    In late 2018, a new farm bill was passed that legalized the production of hemp as an agricultural commodity while also removing it from the list of “controlled substances”. The Gold Rush of the modern farming era was on... In the mid-2000s, peanuts and switchgrass were new crops introduced to South Carolina (peanuts used to operate under a government quota/allotment program). Peanuts were able to tap into an existing infrastructure and supply chain, while switchgrass was not. Today, peanuts are one of SC’s main crops...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Marketing, Specialty/Vegetable

    Times Are Tough but Don't Cut This One Input

    By Fertility And Soils

    Published Jan 10, 2019

    This is an unquestionably tough time to be a farmer. A trade war has beaten down already marginal prices, inputs have risen more than anyone could have predicted and many of us have experienced a so-called thousand-year weather event--not only once but twice in the last four years. You hear the same advice all around during times like this: “The farmers who will survive and thrive during tough times are low-cost producers. ” For the most part, this is very good advice... This is critical for nitrogen fixation for crops like peanuts and soybeans...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Corn, Cotton

    Best guide for chitosan oligosaccharide in agriculture

    By Darren Chan

    Published May 28, 2019

    Chitosan oligosaccharide is known as plant vaccines and they are the third type of vaccine after human and animal vaccines. It’s applied in a wide range of crops and application methods are also very flexible. Its important value has been gradually tapped and catch more and more attention. A wealth of compound products has emerged in and will open up a new path for crop nutrition and health... It has been experimentally demonstrated that treated peanuts perform well during the growth...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Corn, Organic

    Irrigation Preventative Maintenance and Start-up

    By Carolina Irrigation Solutions

    Published Apr 30, 2018

    Ben Franklin once said, An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. -This practice can be applied to many aspects of your life and business, and certainly applies to irrigation on your farm and money in your wallet. . Something as small as finding a clogged low pressure drain can prevent a pivot from holding water and building corrosion in the pipe... Center Point:Grease pivot swivelCheck connection in the collector ringInspect Anchor boltsCheck running light operationInspect ground rodTest pump automation Inspect lightening arrestorLook for leaks near the center pointSpans:Check low pressure drainsPull sand trapInspect tower box for any loose wire connectionsVisually inspect nuts and bolt and structural componentsInspect tower box contactorsInspect machine AlignmentDrive Units:Check oil and drain water in wheel and centerdrive gearboxesCheck gearbox ventilation hole in the expansion chamberInspect drive shaft shield placementCheck tire air pressureGrease towable hubsInspect gearbox input and output sealsCheck proper tightness of bolts and wheel lug nutsInspect that the motor lead cable is properly securedInspect drive shaft u-jointsInspect clamps around span flex joint bootsInspect connection in centerdrive junction box and drain holesThese are some of the main check points to perform in the fall season...

    Categories: Irrigation

    Blockchain Technology: A Lifeline to Small-Scale Farmers

    By Gregory Heilers

    Published Apr 14, 2018

    Technology has been an integral part of agriculture since at least 5,000 years ago, documented through the use of ploughs in ancient Sumeria. Today, drone and GPS farming is old news. Still, some in the industry are unsure of the latest development to disrupt agriculture. From Chinese pork to Mexican mangoes, blockchain technology is already fostering direct marketing, improving traceability for compliance, reducing waste, and increasing profit margins... If blockchain technology can help farmers and food producers from the developing world, as well as multi-national mega-corporations, why not streamline and accelerate the distribution of your products?What is the blockchain, and how are these applications disrupting agriculture?In a nutshell, blockchain technology is creating new economic opportunities through decentralization, while enhancing security...

    Rick Husk Furnace

    By SUNCUE Grain Dryer

    Published Oct 29, 2019

    SUNCUE Rice Husk Furnace: From Fossil Fuel Agriculture to Ecological Cycle AgricultureIn order to pursue high production, fossil fuel is used in large quantities in modern agricultural activities. The large-scale use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides requires oil as raw materials; agricultural machinery also uses diesel and natural gas for production activities. This is fossil fuel agriculture. Excessive use of pesticides and chemical fertilizers will accumulate in the soil, pollute the soil, water, air, and pollute the ecological environment... In the non-rice drying season, various agricultural products such as garlic, peanuts, and longan are dried, and the equipment utilization rate is greatly improved...

    Categories: Agribusiness, Precision Ag, Rice

  • Posted By The Peanut Patch
    Feb 20

    https://www.farmprogress.com/peanuts/taking-another-look-valor-injury-peanuts

    Posted By The Peanut Patch
    Feb 10

    https://www.farmprogress.com/peanuts/avoid-these-common-peanut-yield-robbing-mishaps-and-decisions-photos

    Posted By The Peanut Patch
    Feb 8

    https://www.farmprogress.com/peanuts/farm-press-seeks-peanut-nominations-gives-free-trips-annual-meeting

    Posted By The Peanut Patch
    Jan 30

    https://www.farmprogress.com/peanuts/acid-headache-common-mistakes-reduce-peanut-profits

    Posted By The Peanut Patch
    Dec 4, 2019

    https://www.farmprogress.com/peanuts/new-peanut-varieties-contest-stalwarts-dominate-position

    Posted By Sam Carter
    Oct 18, 2019

    https://agfax.com/2019/10/14/florida-peanuts-new-nematode-resistant-variety-gets-on-farm-trials/

    Posted By The Peanut Patch
    Feb 13

    https://www.farmprogress.com/crop-disease/one-chance-make-best-decisions-furrow-closes

    Posted By The Peanut Patch
    Feb 12

    https://www.farmprogress.com/crop-disease/one-chance-make-best-decisions-furrow-closes

    Posted By The Peanut Patch
    Feb 6

    https://peanutgrower.com/editors-note/expert-advice-on-seed/

    Posted By The Peanut Patch
    Feb 5

    https://peanutgrower.com/feature/spotted-wilt-warning/