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Grower Listening Session, Field Visit Set for National Peanut Board Quarterly Meeting

March 8, 2018 – ATLANTAThe National Peanut Board has scheduled its quarterly Board and committee meetings for April 3-4, 2018, in Charleston, S. C. at the Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel, 68 Wentworth Street, Charleston, S. C. 29401 (843-534-0300). The National Peanut Board and the South Carolina Peanut Board will hold a joint Grower Listening Session addressing common production issues, best practices and continuous improvement.

Texas Peanut Producers Board Seeks National Peanut Board Nominees

Feb. 2, 2018 – ATLANTATexas Peanut Producers Board seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board.  Texas Peanut Producers Board will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during a meeting on Thurs., March 1 at 3:00 p.m. CST, at Gruene River Grill—Wine Room, 1259 Gruene Road, New Braunsfels, Texas.  All eligible producers are encouraged to participate. Eligible producers are those who are engaged in the production and sale of peanuts and who own or share the ownership and risk of loss of the crop.

South Carolina Peanut Board Seeks National Peanut Board Nominees

Feb. 2, 2018 – ATLANTAThe South Carolina Peanut Board seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board.  The South Carolina Peanut Board will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during a meeting on Wed., March 14 at 12:00 p.m. EST, at Clark’s Restaurant, 114 Bradford Blvd., Santee, S.C.  All eligible producers are encouraged to participate. Eligible producers are those who are engaged in the production and sale of peanuts and who own or share the ownership and risk of loss of the crop.

Georgia Peanut Commission Seeks National Peanut Board Nominees

Feb. 2, 2018 – ATLANTAGeorgia Peanut Commission seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board.  Georgia Peanut Commission will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during a meeting on Thursday, March 1, at 1:30 p.m. EST, at the Georgia Peanut Commission office, 445 Fulwood Blvd., Tifton, Ga.  All eligible producers are encouraged to participate. Eligible producers are those who are engaged in the production and sale of peanuts and who own or share the ownership and risk of loss of the crop.

Missouri Farm Bureau Seeks At-Large National Peanut Board Nominees

Feb. 16, 2018 – ATLANTA The Missouri Farm Bureau has announced it is seeking eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. The Missouri Farm Bureau will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during a meeting to be held on Friday, March 16, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the New Madrid County USDA- Farm Service Agency (FSA) Service Center Office located at 495 Us Highway 61, New Madrid, Mo. 63869. The telephone number for the New Madrid County FSA Office in New Madrid, Mo. is (573) 748-2557.

At-Large States Seek National Peanut Board Nominees

Feb. 2, 2018 – ATLANTA The Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board.  The Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for At-Large member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during a meeting on Thurs., March 1, at 10:00 a.m. CST, at Morehouse Parish USDA-FSA Service Center, 9600 Marlatt St., Bastrop, La.  All eligible producers are encouraged to participate. Eligible producers are those who are engaged in the production and sale of peanuts and who own or share the ownership and risk of loss of the crop.

Production Research Proposals Lead Agenda for National Peanut Board’s Quarterly Meeting

Jan. 10, 2018– ATLANTAThe National Peanut Board will hold its quarterly Board and committee meetings in Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 6-7, 2018. The Board’s Research Committee will consider requests for FY-18 funding for production research from state peanut producer organizations and universities. Funding production research to make America’s peanut farmers more competitive is a core part of the Board’s mission.

FY-18 Plans Head Agenda for National Peanut Board Quarterly Meeting

November 9, 2017 – ATLANTAThe National Peanut Board has scheduled its quarterly Board and committee meetings for December 5-6 at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, D. C.  New officers will be elected and instated, with terms running from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2018. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the American Peanut Council’s Winter Conference Dec. 6 and 7.  

National Peanut Board to Set Direction for FY-18 at Quarterly Board Meeting

June 22, 2017 – ATLANTAThe National Peanut Board will set strategic direction for the FY-18 program of work and budget at its next quarterly board meeting July 19 and 20, 2017 at Miramar Beach, Fla. The meeting will precede the 19th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference July 20-22 at the same location.

National Peanut Board Expands Reach of Research Dollars with NIFA Co-Funding

June 20, 2017 – ATLANTAThe National Peanut Board, along with funding partner USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), announces the awarding of research grants totaling $ 1.4 million to help find solutions to two vexing issues: accurate diagnosis of peanut and food allergies and continuous improvements in water use efficiency in peanuts.

    

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