TITLE

Peanut production rises 3 percent

AUTHOR(S)
Hollis, Paul L.
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;2/9/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. peanut production is expected to total 2,130,850 tons for the 2004 growing season, up 3 percent from last year's crop and up 1 percent from the last estimate. Planted area in the U.S., at 1.43 million acres, is up 6 percent from 2003. Harvested area totaled 1.39 million acres, also up 6 percent from 2003. The U.S. yield per harvested acre averaged 3,057 pounds, down 102 pounds from 2003. Breaking out the numbers state-by state. Alabama growers harvested an average yield of 2,800 pounds per acre from 199,000 acres.
ACCESSION #
16095023

 

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