Sky-High Peanut Prices a ‘Lucky Deal' for Arkansas Planters

by Kate Knable  on Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 12:00 am  

In 2010, peanut buyers courted Arkansas farmers as prospective peanut planters and then bought at steep prices all the peanuts Arkansans planted. The following year, more Arkansans planted peanuts and their crops sold at prices “in reach of the highest they'd ever been,” Phillips County farmer Michael Taylor said.

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