TITLE

Is peanut shortage looming next spring?

AUTHOR(S)
Roberson, Roy
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;8/17/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 20, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the condition of peanut industry in the U.S. It notes that 2011 and 2012 will be the most valuable years for peanut growers who are looking for high prices for their peanuts. It also outlines the factors that will possibly affect the industry including the poor quality of the crop, a lower planting acreage and a growing demand for peanut products. The significance of hard work and innovative work in deviating the risk of peanut shortage is also emphasized.
ACCESSION #
64731651

 

Related Articles

  • Peanut industry may need more acres in 2008. Smith, Ron // Southwest Farm Press;3/20/2008, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p1 

    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,...

  • OPINION. Richardson, David // Farmers Weekly;6/18/2004, Vol. 140 Issue 25, p78 

    Discusses the response of farmers to the establishment of single farm payments in Great Britain. Changes in the requirements for the eligibility of farmers to acreage or headage payments; Ways by which a farmer may derive the best income from federal grants and the market place; Purpose of the...

  • Peanut farmers surrender acres in 2011. Golden, Pam // Southern Farmer (1541-2008);May2011, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p3 

    The article reports on the decrease in acreage in the peanut industry wherein the board of the Georgia Peanut Commission has planned its budget for 450,000 acres of peanuts for 2011, which is 100,000 acres less than that of in 2010 and 90, 000 less than of the prediction of the U.S. Department...

  • Slight increase needed for 2010 peanuts; industry waiting for acreage commitments. Smith, Ron // Southwest Farm Press;3/18/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p1 

    The article reports on the awaited acreage commitments from peanut farmers in the U.S. It notes that the increase will maintain enough carryover and push farmers toward cotton production especially in the Southwest. Editor of the Peanut Farm Market News, Tyron Spearman notes that a 5 percent to...

  • Virginia, Carolina peanut growers intend to increase acreage in 2007. Bickers, Chris // Southeast Farm Press;5/16/2007, Vol. 34 Issue 14, p24 

    The article reports on the plan of peanut growers to increase acreage in 2007 due to better contract offerings in Virginia and South Carolina. According to Joel Faircloth, Virginia Tech Extension peanut specialist, the industry is looking for a substantial increase in peanut acreage because of...

  • Holt Shoaf: 2016 could see an increase in cotton acres by Mid-South farmers. Shepard, Patrick R. // Delta Farm Press;2/12/2016 Supplement Farm & Gin show, p22 

    The article offers an outlook from Holt Shoaf, outgoing president of the Southern Cotton Ginners Association (SCGA), for the cotton industry in 2016. Topics covered include the projected increase in cotton acreage, the continued introduction of technologies and herbicide-resistant cotton...

  • Growers respond to peanut over-supply. Hollis, Paul L. // Southwest Farm Press;12/3/2009, Vol. 36 Issue 23, p16 

    The article reports on the issue regarding the peanut oversupply in the U.S. Nathan Smith, an economist from University of Georgia Extension, notes the worries of peanut growers due to salmonella which could possibly affect their crops. Smith mentions the acreage condition and the oversupply of...

  • Corn industry: Acres up; industry costs too? Smith, Ron // Southwest Farm Press;12/21/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 24, p1 

    The article reports on the concerns of David Gibson, executive director of the Corn Producers Association of Texas, regarding the intention of Texas corn producers to increase acreage in 2007. Among the issues raised by Gibson are the problem of spot storage shortages, the challenge of meeting...

  • Base acreage cuts take chunk from peanut farmers' incomes. Smith, Ron // Southwest Farm Press;7/5/2007, Vol. 34 Issue 15, p11 

    The article reports on the impact of the proposed changes in base acreage on peanut farmers' income in the U.S. It states that if the proposed changes become part of the farm law, farmers's income will surely be affected. It adds that the proposal is a response to some growers' request for a $20...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics