RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia peanut and soybean growers have planted more acres this year than they did in 2014.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says soybean growers planted an estimated 670,000 acres, an increase of 10,000 acres from 2014.
Peanut growers planted 23,000 acres, an increase of 4,000 acres.
Corn acreage was unchanged at an estimated 500,000 acres.
Upland cotton acreage declined by 2,000 acres to an estimated 85,000 acres.