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  • Mar 17, 2014
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    Gin Show – plenty of big wheels, puppy giveaways and optimism

    Reflections on the gin show -- cotton, corn, puppies and other cool stuff....More
  • Mar 8, 2014
    Commentary

    Industry research and promotion efforts pay dividends for peanuts

    Studies on health benefits of eating peanuts constitute 'an awesome effort," says John Powell, president of The Peanut Institute, and today consumption peanuts and peanut products is at an all-time high....More
  • Feb 28, 2014
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    Delta Farm Press

    New EPA label requirements for neonicotinoid insecticides

    Farmers and consultants who have beekeepers and their hives nearby will face a new EPA label requirement when the 2014 crop season begins. The new label says growers cannot spray neonicotinoid insecticides during the flowering period for their crops....More
  • Feb 26, 2014
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    Delta Farm Press

    Despite surplus, peanut acres may increase in 2014

    Back-to-back large peanut crops in 2012 and 2013 have resulted in an oversupply, says Marshall Lamb, research director at the USDA/ARS Peanut Research Laboratory. But because corn and soybean returns aren't as attractive as in years past, he says, growers may plant more peanuts this year....More
  • Feb 21, 2014
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    Delta Farm Press

    Harvard study shows health benefit of peanuts

    A Harvard Medical School suggests that eating peanuts daily can reduce risk of death from all causes by up to 20 percent, says John Powell, executive director of the Peanut Institute....More
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