Generic base acres are not involved in, or subject to, base acre reallocation. If generic base acres are planted to a covered commodity in a given year, then those acres are considered base acres for that planted covered commodity in that crop year....More
Over an 18-month period, Arkansan Brittney Turner photographed farmers and others in the agriculture industry in the Arkansas Delta, “capturing the day-to-day operations of modern farming.” That project has resulted in Farming the Arkansas Delta, a 60-plus page coffee table book containing vibrant photos of her region’s rich fields.
U.S. peanut producers are going to have to learn to live with production and price volatility, says Marshall Lamb, research leader at the USDA/ARS National Peanut Research Laboratory at Dawson, Ga....More
The general public’s perception of the extent of peanut allergy is way off the mark in terms of reality, says Ryan Lepicier, vice president of marketing and communications for the National Peanut Board....More
How well peanut revenue insurance will work is yet to be seen, says Keith Coble, but "it’s something producers need to be asking their crop insurance agents about,” he said at the annual meeting of the Mississippi Peanut Growers Association....More
Attendees at the 63rd annual Mid-South Farm & Gin Show, scheduled for Feb. 27- 28 at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis, will have an opportunity to attend several educational seminars during the two days....More
Mid-South Farm and Gin Show App is now available The app helps show visitors locate products they want to see among the hundreds of offerings by exhibitors at the show, informational speakers they want to hear and special events such as the drawing the for puppies the wish to attend....More
The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service and the Farm Service Agency are offering expert assistance to Arkansas growers preparing to make major Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage decisions related to the 2014 farm bill through a series of webinars and on-site workshops....More