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Peanuts: organic goods on the rise

September 16, 2020 at 11:18 AM, Der AUDITOR
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ATLANTA. US farmers in the southwest are currently preparing for the harvest in early October. The acreage for organic peanuts has increased significantly.

Heat requires artificial irrigation

In the southwestern USA, one of the main peanut growing regions, farmers are currently preparing for the upcoming harvest. Market players report that the persistent drought has been causing problems for several months, so that above-average artificial irrigation is required. One advantage of the heat is that there is little damage from pests and diseases, but the crop results are likely to be mixed. As Southwest FarmPress reports, irrigated fields are expected to receive good to average yields, while other

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