TITLE

Peanut industry may need more acres in 2008

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ron
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;3/20/2008, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the statement of Richard Barnhill, president of Mazur and Hockman Peanut Brokers, on the acreage problem in the U.S. peanut industry in 2008. Barnhill advises peanut farmers to increase their acreage by about 20 percent to meet market demands, and to compete with corn, cotton, wheat, and milo for available land. He also states that exports of peanuts will increase by 20 percent, while big peanut buyers have announced an increase in their sales.
ACCESSION #
31417601

 

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