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NPB Offers Tuition Grant For Farm Management Program

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The virtual bootcamp sets farmers up for success. Times are challenging on the farm these days. Farmers run and finance large and diverse businesses, manage capital, handle labor issues and navigate regulations. Operators are constantly working on their business. The Executive Farm Management Program is designed to help farmers work on their business. This year, the National Peanut Board is ... Read More »

Hot off the press: NCSU’s new peanut maturity profile

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North Carolina State University’s new peanut maturity profile can be found by clicking here. University Extension plans to print and laminate 3,000 copies, according to David Jordan, NCSU Extension peanut specialist. They will be available through local NCSU Extension offices as the state moves toward harvest. Funds through North Carolina State Extension and the Agronomic Team program will pay for ... Read More »

Know The Impact Of Your Decisions

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Use the Peanut Risk Management Tool to see how various production practices affect pest response. Record management choices and outcomes in the Field Log. • By Amanda Huber • A practical, easy-to-use management tool for Virginia-type peanut growers is available through the North Carolina State University Extension peanut website under the menu selection “Peanut Risk Tool and Field Log.” Download ... Read More »

Peanut Breeder Honored

Dr. Tom Stalker, NCSU

NCSU’s Tom Stalker recognized for service to humanity through collecting, evaluating or conserving the Earth’s genetic resources. Peanuts are not only among North Carolina’s top agricultural commodities, they also represent a key source of protein for people around the world. Making them even better has been Tom Stalker’s life work. A professor and former head of North Carolina State University’s ... Read More »