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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Peanuts become and remain a huge cash crop in Georgia
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Roger Allen - photo by Special
(Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the history and evolution of agriculture in Georgia and Bulloch County.) A 1951 publication from the National Fertilizer Association entitled “The Peanut: the Unpredictable Legume” declared that the true origin of peanuts was still being hotly debated. According to French botanist August Chevalier,"le probleme de le origine de I'Arachide a fait couler des flats d'encre." In English: “The problem of the origin of the peanut has made floods of ink flow.”
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