Peanuts top 20K in Arkansas for 3rd straight year

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas farmers planted more than 20,000 acres of peanuts for the third straight year, but this year were enduring a harvest that dragged into December.

“Arkansas peanut farmers planted a little over 25,000 acres, which is the third consecutive year of over 20,000 acres for the state,” said Travis Faske, extension plant pathologist who also serves as peanut agronomist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.

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