Updated peanut acreage numbers for the 2017 crop have been released, and according to Tyron Spearman, some new states have contributed to the total acreage numbers this year.
Looking at all of the numbers, USDA is noting high acreage and yields could push the U.S. peanut crop to an all-time high production figure. Tyron Spearman has the story.
USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) released their August crop reports today, and according to a report from Tyron Spearman, peanut acreage in the U.S. will be up over 30% from last year.
Peanut acreage this year ended up being more than what the March intentions had predicted. And according to Tyron Spearman, if we see an increase in harvested acreage, peanut supplies may surge.
USDA’s planted peanut acres estimate is a bit different from what peanut Extension specialists had estimated total planted peanut acreage to be. Tyron Spearman looks at the difference between the numbers.
USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service released its 2017 planted acreage numbers, and according to this report from Tyron Spearman, peanut acreage in the United States is up 9 percent from last year.
The increase in peanut acreage across the U.S. this year will be needed. According to a story from Tyron Spearman, this crop will be needed to meet both export and consumer demand.
During recent testimony concerning the Peanut Program, it was brought up to lawmakers that the generic base has not increased peanut acreage. Tyron Spearman has the story.