Slight increase needed for 2010 peanuts; industry waiting for acreage commitments

Smith, Ron
March 2010
Southwest Farm Press;3/18/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the awaited acreage commitments from peanut farmers in the U.S. It notes that the increase will maintain enough carryover and push farmers toward cotton production especially in the Southwest. Editor of the Peanut Farm Market News, Tyron Spearman notes that a 5 percent to 8 percent increase is needed in order to farmers to balance the supply.


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