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USDA announces program sign-up details

Post-Bulletin - 9/12/2019 3:59:00 PM
USDA has announced sign-up details for the 2019 and 2020 commodity ... chickpeas, peanuts, sunflower seed, canola, flaxseed, mustard seed, rapeseed, safflower, crambe, and sesame seed. Eligible producers will be able to choose between the price-only ...

Birdsong Peanuts accused in lawsuit of keeping prices paid to farmers low

Virginian-Pilot - 9/5/2019 9:48:00 AM
Peanuts aren’t traded on a commodity exchange. In 2009, the USDA’s Office of the Inspector General concluded that peanut prices were “not based on reliable market data,” because there’s no public commodity market for the crop and because the data ...

Smucker Is Hit by Lower Prices for Its Coffee and Peanut Butter

Wall Street Journal - 8/27/2019 8:32:00 PM
Yet Chief Executive Mark Smucker said in an interview that the company is charging retailers less for some of its products because of falling prices for commodities it relies on heavily. “It is an issue of deflation. Peanut costs and coffee costs ...

More corn, soybeans in Bamberg County as peanut prices are low

The Times and Democrat - 3/10/2019 5:05:00 AM
"They (commodity prices) are below the cost of production in many cases ... so 2019 cotton acreage may be close to last year’s acreage." On the peanut front, Bamberg County saw about 3,267 acres of peanuts planted. "Contract prices are up a little ...

All Commodities Are Equal — But Some Are More Equal Than Others

The American Spectator - 6/14/2018 4:06:00 AM
ensuring that prices remain high. The American Enterprise Institute places the cost of this cronyism at as high as $4 billion per year — all to enrich an industry of 18,000 farmers. But sugar is not the only commodity getting special treatment. Peanuts ...

Cadbury launches two new chocolate bars amid rising commodity prices and a slump in pound sterling

The Independent - 11/10/2018 5:42:00 AM
hoping to lure those with a sweet tooth and perhaps help combat some of the challenges it faces from rising commodity prices and a post-Brexit slump in the value of the pound. The company’s new products will be peanut butter and mint flavoured.

People going nuts for Debbie Ncube's healthy peanut butter

IOL News - 9/5/2019 1:16:00 PM
“Other challenges are rocketing prices and commodities - today peanuts are R50 a kilo and tomorrow they are R100. It’s also a tense economy out there; people are not spending a lot.” Ncube said. “In 10 years’ time I want to supply the ...

Futures File: O.J. jumps on hurricane threat

Northwest Indiana Times - 9/1/2019 11:30:00 AM
Orange juice prices exploded toward week’s end as meteorologists predicted ... One economist estimated the loss in crop damage could be $18 to $20 billion. Peanuts in Georgia are another crop which could be terribly impacted by heavy flooding.