Too many acres dragging down U.S. peanut market

Hollis, Paul L.
August 2010
Southwest Farm Press;8/5/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 16, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on the negative effect of high productivity of peanuts on the peanut industry in the U.S. At the Southern Peanut Growers Conference held in Panama City, Florida, peanut broker Richard Barnhill said that planting too many peanuts will push farmer stock prices down. He proposes that it is important to know the direction of the 2010 peanut crop and what the demand is.


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