December 06, 2012
Virginia peanuts are a convenient, nutritious snack to have on hand during the holidays.
December 08, 2011
The winter holiday season is a busy time of the year for gourmet peanut companies like Belmont Peanuts in Southampton County.
October 06, 2011
Peanut industry experts predict a short harvest of peanuts this fall will lead to big price jumps for peanut butter and other peanut products, perhaps as soon as Nov. 1. The manufacturers of Jif brand peanut butter, which hold 30 percent of the market, anticipate a 30 percent price increase. A historic drought this year in Texas and parts of Georgia are a major reason why.
April 14, 2011
While Virginia cotton plantings are up this spring, growers in Southeast Virginia are reducing their plantings of another traditional crop.