NASS Numbers for Corn-Peanuts-Soy and Florida Extension COVID Info
**The soy checkoff’s latest collaboration brought Qualified State Soybean Boards together to maximize results of checkoff-funded research projects … by bringing the findings to farmers.
According to alfafarmers.org, the redesigned Soybean Research & Information Network website,
www.soybeanresearchinfo.com was launched through a joint effort by the North Central Soybean Research Program and the United Soybean Board to give farmers a virtual resource full of information and toolkits for more efficient soybean production.
**The USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service’s August Crop Production numbers are out with Georgia corn, peanut and soybean crops forecast higher than 2019.
Georgia corn production is forecast at 62.4 million bushels, up 12% from 2019. Yield is forecast at a record 181 bushels per acre, a 21-bushel increase.
Georgia peanuts are forecast at 3.22 billion pounds, up 16%, with a record yield forecast at 4,600 pounds per acre, up 400 pounds.
Soybean production, forecast at 3.11 million bushels, is up 15%. Yield is forecast at 37 bushels an acre, up 8 bushels.
**A recent survey revealed Florida’s Extension network is well-equipped to inform their communities about COVID-19, utilizing credible information received from healthcare providers and Extension administrators.
According to morningagclips.com, a majority of the 485 Florida Extension professional respondents, 69.8%, felt prepared to address professional challenges, while 81% felt able to get support for themselves during this time period.