Wild hogs are a nuisance and potential danger to farmers and landowners throughout the United States. Brought to the Americas by early Spanish explorers as a livestock animal and later transported by hunting enthusiasts, wild hogs have spread rapidly throughout the Southeast....More
The current program payment yield under the 2014 Farm Bill is the farm's counter-cyclical (CC) yield in effect on Sept. 30, 2013. The owner of the farm may choose to update the CC yield; this yield will be used to calculate PLC payments on the farm....More
Farmers can come to county Farm Service Agency offices and make an appointment to discuss base reallocation and yield updates later if they can't complete the paperwork for the process by Friday (Feb. 27) afternoon....More
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