Thu., December 6, 2012 7:00am
Growers are expected to harvest a million more tons of peanuts than they can sell this year. Federal forecasts put the harvest above three million tons, and some in the industry think that’s a low estimate.
Mon., June 4, 2012 4:07pm
The Senate may begin debate on the farm bill this week. Peanut farmers say proposed changes remove vital safety net. Peanuts more vulnerable to price swings.
Fri., July 22, 2011 3:50pm
The drought is reducing the number of peanut plants coming out of the ground. Farmers also planted less this year. Peanut butter prices rising.
Mon., September 20, 2010 2:06pm
USDA says no disaster assistance for southern peanut farmers. Heavy rain and flooding in 2009 damaged crops and caused financial losses. No explanation given for decision.