The national posted price for peanuts has been announced by USDA.

The following prices are effective from April 28 a.m. Eastern Time until the next announcement, scheduled for May 4 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

* $431.40 per ton for Runner peanuts

* $427.11 per ton for Spanish peanuts

* $435.26 per ton for Valencia peanuts

* $435.26 per ton for Virginia peanuts

This week's National Posted Price is unchanged from last week.

This price announcement will continue to be made each Tuesday at 3:00 pm until further notice. Additional program information is available from Tiffany Arthur, (202) 720-4284, e-mail: