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Weighing Whether to Take the LDP for Cotton – Liu

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency announces the weekly average adjusted world price (AWP) and loan deficiency payment (LDP) rate every Thursday in the Upland Cotton Announcement. The low cotton prices recently have triggered the LDP for cotton. Producers are highly recommended to follow closely to the Upland…
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Peanut Planting – Monfort

Growers need to remember the quality of this seed may not be as good as in previous years. Therefore, growers need to be mindful of the weather before planting. Planting early in subpar conditions will only put more stress on the seed.  The more stress we put on the seed…
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Row Crop Disease Update – Kemerait

Though we are still generally early in the season, there are a few things I want to make sure that you are aware of. We have been allowed to continue our survey of kudzu old growth/regrowth in Georgia.  Last week we surveyed from Midville/Burke County in the east to Plains…
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2020 Georgia Peanut Achievement Club

It is time to prepare entries for the 2020 Georgia Peanut Achievement Club (GPAC).  We are expecting some very worthy entries with outstanding yields from the 2019 growing season. Deadline is March 27th 2020 PLEASE NOTE RULES FOR DETERMINING WINNERS: There will be 15 winners chosen in this manner: State…
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Peanut Seed Quality – Kemerait

We have received many questions in recent days pertaining to the quality issues facing our peanut seed supply in 2020 and relative performance of seed treatments Dynasty PD and Rancona.  Below is the information that you need to know now; as more information is developed we will pass it to…
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