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Value of the 2019 Peanut Crop

Dan Economy, Peanuts

Numbers released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), show the average price for the 2019 peanut crop was $0.201 per pound, or $402 ton, which is down from 2018. Tyron Spearman looks at what states received the highest and lowest average prices.

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Cotton and Peanut Crop Update

Dan Cotton, Peanuts

In our weekly update on the nation’s cotton and peanut crops, U.S. Department of Agriculture meteorologist Brad Rippey says nearly half of the nation’s cotton acreage is squaring. Rippey says over half of the nation’s peanut crop is pegging. In Alabama, 74 percent of the cotton is squaring, which compares to only 62 percent this time last year. Seventeen percent …