2022 FarmPress Peanut Efficiency Award Winners

Chuck Zimmerman2022 Conference, Audio, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

During the Conference four peanut producers received the annual FarmPress Peanut Efficiency Awards presented at the Friday Saturday breakfast. Producers were praised and recognized for efficiently growing high-yielding peanuts. The 2022 winners are: Upper Southeast: Ben Cowin, Williamston, N.C. Lower Southeast: Wayne Hobbs, Irwin County, Ga. Delta: Mitchell Rogers, Covington County, Miss. Southwest: Karl Stutzman, Weatherford, Okla. Pictured are the … Read More

Budget Agreement Eliminates Generic Base

Joy CrosbyNews, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

TIFTON, Ga., – Congress cleared a budget agreement and disaster-aid package that has a significant impact on farmers for the 2018 crop year. The budget agreement passed the House by a vote of 240 to 186 and passed the Senate by a vote of 71 to 28. The President has also signed the legislation. The legislation includes $90 billion in … Read More

Peanut Profitability Award Winners

Cindy ZimmermanUncategorizedLeave a Comment

This morning, three growers were recognized at the 10th Annual Peanut Profitability Awards Presentation. The awards, sponsored by Farm Press, are based on production efficiency and honor those growers who produce the highest yields at the lowest cost per acre. The awards are based on a producer’s entire farm operation – not just on individual farms or small plots. This … Read More

Joy’s Photos

Cindy ZimmermanUncategorizedLeave a Comment

I finally got a chance to add Joy Carter’s photos to Flickr. I had a chance to see her again last week at the Ag Media Summit in Tampa where she gave me the CD with all her photos from the conference. I started a new album for them because there are over 300. She has lots of photos that … Read More