Cotton and peanut growers are expecting a robust harvest this fall, despite an extremely dry end to the summer.
Virginia’s southeastern farmers are experts in producing pork and peanuts, and now you can visit them along a special route.
Virginia peanut growers anticipate a 6.6 percent increase in their harvest this year, totaling 78 million pounds. Producers are expected to harvest 20,000 acres, up 1,000 from last year.
Frequent, heavy storms between May 14 and May 20 delayed fieldwork on Virginia farms and had some impact on recently planted corn and soybeans and nearly mature small grains.
Southerners like their homemade sweets. During the holidays, what better gift to give than a tasty treat made with Virginia peanuts?