Farm Press honors sixth class of peanut winners

Hollis, Paul
July 2005
Southeast Farm Press;7/6/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 17, p4
Trade Publication
The article informs that the Farm Press Peanut Profitability Awards Program will honor its sixth class of winning growers this year, and one can read about their innovative and sometimes inventive production practices in the pages of this issue. Going from a government quota program to more of a market-oriented approach was a historical, monumental, and sometimes painful change for peanut producers. The aim of the Peanut Profitability Award has evolved in recent years to recognize those growers who have shown adaptability in the face of such a change, and who have continued to produce profitable peanut crops.


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