Rex Carr named peanut award winner from Southwest region

Smith, Ron
July 2005
Southeast Farm Press;7/6/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 17, p12
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The article informs that good planting moisture, ample rainfall, and moderate early-season temperatures, combined with a proven production program, put more than 5,500 pounds per acre in the hoppers for White Face Farms in 2004. It also earned White Face Farms manager Rex Carr the 2005 Southwest Farm Press Peanut Profitability Award. Carr says consistent rotation plays a key role in a 10-step production scheme on the Hockley County farm, near Levelland, Texas.


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