Final 2010 reports show increases in peanut crop, usage

Hollis, Paul L.
February 2011
Southwest Farm Press;2/17/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p19
Trade Publication
The article presents the final peanut crop reports for 2010 which shows that an estimated production of 4.16 billion pound which is up 13 percent fro 2009 in the U.S. Area harvested is estimated at 1.26 million acres which is up 16 percent from the 2010 crop year which average yield is estimated at 3,311 pounds per acre, up 169 pounds from the 2010 forecasts but down 110 pounds from 2009. It notes that the 2010 average yield is higher considering drought conditions in the southeast U.S.


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