The USDA National Agricultural Statistic Service (NASS) has published the 2020 estimated peanut production for Alabama. NASS has estimated that Alabama peanut growers produced 637 million pounds of peanuts in 2020. That makes Alabama 2nd in the nation in peanut production, with Georgia ranking first. The U.S. produced 6.13 billion pounds of peanuts in 2020.
Houston County is estimated as the top peanut producing county with 105,930,000 pounds of peanuts produced, and Baldwin County comes in next at 96,070,000 pounds of peanuts produced. The top five is rounded out by Geneva County, Escambia County and Henry County, respectively.
Released May 2021 by USDA, NASS