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8/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Before farmers and growers launch a drone over their crops to gauge field conditions, they should be aware that doing so could result in a hefty fine from the Federal Aviation Administration. Read more on legal ramifications regarding drones from this Ag Answers article.

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8/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
Entering the 2014 peanut crop, the surplus isn't as large as last year, but there's no concern about shortages. This is what explains the relative calm in today's peanut market. Read more on the peanut markets from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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8/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
U.S. peanut producers should pay attention to the market as they look beyond the 2014 crop and ahead to 2015, says George Lovatt, a Georgia broker. Read more on this advice from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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8/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
Seed and disease and nematode control alone can take up to 50 percent of a total peanut budget. Because of this, Auburn University continues to focus research efforts on these major cost items to growers. Read more on the research from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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8/15/2014 12:00:00 AM
Sclerotinia blight risk has been, and continues to be, high this summer and timely fungicide applications based on advisories and scouting are needed to avoid devastating outbreaks of this disease. Read more on the disease from this AgFax.com article.

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8/14/2014 12:00:00 AM
We are approaching mid-August, and the insects and mites are staying with us. The two that concern me most continue to be lesser cornstalk borer and two spotted spider mite. Read more on both pests from this AgFax.com story.

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8/12/2014 12:00:00 AM
At the Southern Peanut Growers Conference in Panama City, Florida, the National Center for Peanut Competitiveness officially launched the "Preliminary Base Acreage and Payment Yields Decision Calculator." Find out more on the calculator from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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8/12/2014 12:00:00 AM
Many peanut growers in the Southeast saw early season conditions this year that mirrored those seen in 2013-a cool, wet spring and heavy thrips pressure. Read more on thrips in peanuts from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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8/12/2014 12:00:00 AM
U.S. corn and soybean producers are again well on their way toward setting new highs in yield and production, according to USDA's Aug. 12 Crop Production report. Read details of major crops from the report from this Delta Farm Press article.

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8/6/2014 12:00:00 AM
The most significant insect event in the past week was the reports of plant bug tolerance to all labeled or recommended insecticides in the Tennessee Valley of North Alabama. Read more on the tolerance from this Alabama Insect Blog.

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