Georgia to boost crop acreages

Mollis, Paul L.
May 2004
Southeast Farm Press;5/5/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 13, p9
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the first planting intentions report for 2004 to boost crop acreages. The report shows increased acreage for cotton and peanuts, and farmers are expected to increase both peanut and cotton acreage by 4 percent this year. Georgia's cotton acreage in 2004 is expected to be 1,350,000 acres or 50,000 acres above the 2003 level. Furthermore, peanut producers in Georgia plan to increase their planting by about 4 percent in 2004. If these early projections an realized, peanut acreage will total 565,000 acres or 20,000 acres above last year.


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