Posts Tagged ‘peanuts’

Harvest time …

  Once peanuts are dug from the ground, they are  left in the field to dry before being combined (peanuts separated from the dug plant), graded, and prepared for market. Optimal conditions are when the peanuts sun-dry for a few days on top of the ground. This reduces the need and duration of mechanical drying with forced hot […]


Peanuts …

  40,000 pounds from 10 acres … These peanuts were grown as seed stock for their high oleic and omega-3 fatty acid content which pragmatically doubles the peanuts’ shelf-life.  Next comes weighing and grading in Cameron, S.C., shipping to  a processor in Virginia where they will be treated with a fungicide and insecticide, loading into […]