Wed., February 13, 2013 12:00pm
Georgia U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop and 16 of his colleagues have re-formed the “peanut caucus” in the new Congress. It’s an effort to protect the peanut industry in Washington, especially with debate coming on a new farm bill.
Mon., January 28, 2013 2:50pm
It’ll be a good year for Georgia crop farmers. That's according to the University of Georgia’s 2013 Ag Forecast released Monday.
Thu., December 6, 2012 7:00am
Growers are expected to harvest a million more tons of peanuts than they can sell this year. Federal forecasts put the harvest above three million tons, and some in the industry think that’s a low estimate.
Thu., October 18, 2012 6:00am
Farmers are expected to blow past prior records for per-acre yield and overall production, but the sudden jump in supply is bad news for farmers who couldn't lock in their price early.
Thu., September 6, 2012 3:20pm
Soybeans could elbow out peanuts on Georgia farms next year if prices continue their unprecedented rise.
Tue., February 21, 2012 3:45pm
J.M. Smucker says sales of Jif slipped 10 percent. Company raised prices by 30 percent in November. Peanut prices spiked due to greater demand and increased input costs.
Thu., October 13, 2011 11:05am
The nation's largest grocery store operator says people with peanut allergies could have a serious or even life-threatening reaction if they eat the Private Selection Extreme Moose Tracks ice cream being recalled.
Thu., May 19, 2011 2:37pm
The University of Georgia is looking for a better peanut. UGA researchers have announced plans to map the legume’s genome, potentially allowing for hardier plants and better profits for Georgia farmers.
Tue., March 9, 2010 1:52pm
Approved by the Georgia House Tuesday—a bill to toughen food safety legisla
Sun., October 18, 2009 11:05pm
Despite one of the largest ever recalls after a salmonella outbreak, peanut