peanut crop

Final 2021 Cotton, Peanut Crop Progress Reports

Dan Cotton, Peanuts

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released their final cotton and peanut crop progress reports for the 2021 season. In this report, USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey says the pace of the nation’s cotton harvest is actually ahead of the five-year average. And Rippey notes peanut harvest is on par with last year at this time. In Alabama, cotton harvested as of …

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Cotton Harvest Continues, Peanut Harvest Winding Down

Dan Cotton, Peanuts, USDA-NASS

While cotton harvest continues, peanut harvest is starting to wind down. USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey says cotton harvest progressed rapidly last week due to good weather. And Rippey has the latest look at the nation’s peanut harvest. In Alabama, cotton harvested as of this past Sunday was at 78 percent, which compares to 80 percent last year and 82 percent is the …