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Peanut Production Sees Slight Increase, Still Down From Last Year

Taylor Hillman Peanuts

When USDA’s National Agriculture Statistics Service released their October crop reports today, they indicated that U.S. peanut production is now forecast at 5.77 billion pounds, up slightly from the September forecast, but still down 19 percent from last year’s 7.12 billion pounds. The harvested area this year is expected to total 1.38 million acres, down slightly from the September forecast …


Putnam Comments on Updated Citrus Crop Forecast, Disaster Assistance

Dan Citrus, Industry News Release

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam released the following statement after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its monthly citrus crop forecast for the 2017-2018 season: “This citrus crop forecast is another reminder of the continued struggles of Florida’s iconic citrus industry since Hurricane Irma inflicted unprecedented damage last year. But thanks to the collaborative efforts of the United …


USDA WASDE Report Released

Dan Crop Forecasts, Field Crops, Industry News Release, Livestock

Wheat:  Projected 2017/18 U.S. wheat supplies are decreased this month on lower production, down 21 million bushels to just over 1.7 billion bushels. The August NASS production forecasts for durum and other spring wheat indicated a significant decline compared to last year, primarily due to continued severe drought conditions affecting the Northern Plains. Partially offsetting this decrease is higher winter …

Florida Orange Forecast Drops 4 Percent

Taylor Hillman Citrus, Crop Forecasts

The citrus crop forecast, delivered by Mark Hudson of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service in Washington, D.C., showed a 4 percent drop in Florida oranges. In total, the U.S. all-orange forecast for the 2016-2017 season dropped 3 percent from last month and is down 13 percent from the 2015-2016 final utilization.