Professor Charles Chen of Auburn University says the new peanut variety AU-NPL 17 establishes a research pipeline for future releases. The new peanut breed has been tested throughout Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and North Carolina, where runner-type peanuts are adapted.
Most of the squeeze is coming from consumers who’re turning to other options, including smoothies and coconut water—which helps explain why PepsiCo, the parent company of Tropicana juice company, has reportedly been in talks to acquire All Market, the owner of fast-growing coconut-water company Vita Coco. Read moreRead More »
Stunning rain and snowfall in California have been making national headlines over the last few months. Initial reaction would be to rejoice that the state’s five-year drought is over. Read moreRead More »