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Peanuts: adverse weather conditions delay US sowing

June 9, 2021 8:50 AM, Der AUDITOR
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ATLANTA. Sowing in the USA is delayed because it is too dry in some growing regions, while other states are affected by cold temperatures and heavy rainfalls. Exports, however, look pretty good.

Acreage turns out to be lower

Sowing in the USA has not started as well as hoped, according to the experts at peanutgrower.com. Unstable weather conditions are causing farmers to hesitate; while the growing regions in Virginia and Carolina are suffering from cold temperatures and heavy rainfall, the soil in the Southwest is still far too dry. Specialists advise farmers to wait until soil temperatures average 20°C for three consecutive days before sowing. As for acreage, the US Department of Agriculture estimates that it could be about 2% smaller than last y

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