Bumper peanut crop dampens markets

Smith, Ron
July 2012
Southwest Farm Press Exclusive Insight;7/24/2012, p1
The article focuses on the peanut industry as of July 2012. It mentions the forecast of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for a bumper crop which could allegedly impact on prices for fall contracts this year. It explores the optimism of Southeast peanut growers for the last half of the 2012 growing season, citing how corn and soybean prices could buoy up peanut prices in the spring season.


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