New numbers indicate no real changes to the peanut yields from the 2019 crop. Tyron Spearman runs through the figures.
Peanut Yield Forecast Raised
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently raised its 2019/20 forecast of the U.S. peanut yield. According to Tyron Spearman, the new numbers rank second only to the record 2012/13 yield.
Lower Average Peanut Yield
The final 2018 peanut production numbers indicate a lower yield for last year’s crop. Tyron Spearman has the details.
Agri View: Peanut Yield Success
Everett Griner talks about efforts in improving peanut yield in today’s Agri View. Peanut Yield Success Fifty years ago a ton of peanuts per acre was a good yield for a farmer. Today, you could go broke with a yield like that. An average crop now is 2 tons per acre. Doubling the yield, on any crop, is quite an …