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U.S. Peanut Prices Received by Farmers for Oct. 8

Following is a table detailing U.S. peanut prices and sales for the week ending Oct. 8 as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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                  Oct. 8     Oct. 1   Sept. 24   Sept. 17   Sept. 10    Sept. 3
                    2011       2011       2011       2011       2011       2011
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                  ---------------Average Price (Yearly % Change)---------------
All types          19.7%       3.1%      14.7%      20.0%      12.5%      18.6%
 Runners           37.3%      29.0%      13.3%      20.2%      20.0%        n/a
 Spanish           64.8%        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a
 Valencias           n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a
 Virginians        16.7%      -7.7%      16.0%      20.2%      11.6%        n/a
                  ---------------Average Price (Weekly % Change)---------------
All types          10.6%       4.4%      -3.4%       0.0%       1.7%      -2.5%
 Runners            7.6%       6.8%      -4.7%       1.8%      -0.4%      -1.7%
 Spanish             n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a
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                  Oct. 8     Oct. 1   Sept. 24   Sept. 17   Sept. 10    Sept. 3
                    2011       2011       2011       2011       2011       2011
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                  ---------------Average Price (Weekly % Change)---------------
 Valencias           n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a
 Virginians        25.4%     -10.4%       7.2%       0.0%        n/a        n/a
                  -----------------Average Price ($ per pound)-----------------
All types         $0.261     $0.236     $0.226     $0.234     $0.234     $0.230
 Runners          $0.254     $0.236     $0.221     $0.232     $0.228     $0.229
 Spanish          $0.445        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a
 Valencias           n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a
 Virginians       $0.301     $0.240     $0.268     $0.250     $0.250        n/a
                 -----------Purchases From Farmers (Yearly % Change)-----------
All types           1.0%      55.2%     -80.9%     -48.6%      78.4%     675.4%
 Runners           26.0%     174.4%     -81.8%     -50.3%     153.8%        n/a
 Spanish          -99.9%        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a
 Valencias           n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a
 Virginians       -12.3%     -87.2%     -58.9%     -27.5%      10.9%        n/a
                 -----------Purchases From Farmers (Weekly % Change)-----------
All types          13.5%      88.9%      32.9%      25.4%     -70.9%      24.9%
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                  Oct. 8     Oct. 1   Sept. 24   Sept. 17   Sept. 10    Sept. 3
                    2011       2011       2011       2011       2011       2011
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                 -----------Purchases From Farmers (Weekly % Change)-----------
 Runners           -2.3%     105.1%      37.4%      54.3%     -78.5%      29.8%
 Spanish             n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a
 Valencias           n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a        n/a
 Virginians       870.9%     -64.4%       1.7%     -45.7%        n/a        n/a

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