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At the National Peanut Board, we represent all USA peanut farmers and their families. Through research and marketing initiatives, we’re finding new ways to enhance production and increase the demand of USA-grown peanuts. See how advances in research, technology and farming techniques have increased the sustainability of peanut farming. Meet the men and women who grow America’s favorite nut. 

National Peanut Board to set FY-23 Plan at July Board Meeting

The National Peanut Board will set strategic direction for the FY-23 program of work and budget at its quarterly board meeting July 19-20, 2022. 

3 Fast Facts About Peanuts and the Environment

We hear about sustainability a lot these days. But what does sustainability mean to peanut farmers? To some peanut farmers it’s taking care of their land for their future grandchildren, or making sure they stay in business each year to feed their family and community. But in a nutshell, sustainability means enriching the land, our communities and people’s health.

Why Self-Pollination is a Good Thing for Peanuts…and Us

Peanuts are one of the most sustainable and environmentally-friendly food sources available today. A feature of its growing cycle — self-pollination — makes peanuts environmentally friendly.

Sustainable U.S. Peanuts Initiative Seeks to Drive Farm Improvement and Profitability

Sustainable U.S. Peanuts is an industry-born, industry-led and industry-financed initiative that aims to document the sustainability practices that go into producing peanuts.

National Peanut Board Resolution Honors Farmer Armond Morris

Feb. 25, 2022 – ATLANTA – During the February meeting of the National Peanut Board (NPB), the Board voted unanimously to approve a resolution honoring Georgia peanut farmer and industry advocate Armond Morris upon his retirement from the Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC).

Three State Peanut Organizations Seek National Peanut Board Nominees

The Arkansas Peanut Growers’ Association, Missouri Peanut Producers’ Association and Oklahoma Peanut Commission are seeking eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board.

NPB to Consider FY-22 Production Research Funding at February Board Meeting

The National Peanut Board will hold its quarterly Board and committee meetings in Atlanta, Georgia, February 15 – 17.

Meet the Newly Appointed Members and Alternates of the National Peanut Board

As announced in December, four members and four alternates from Georgia, South Carolina, Texas and Louisiana (At-Large) have been appointed to serve on the National Peanut Board. Here’s a little more about these farmer leaders who are volunteering their service for the industry.

USDA Names Four Members and Four Alternates to the National Peanut Board

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, recently appointed four members and four alternates to serve on the National Peanut Board.

The Future of Carbon Credits: Q&A with Jessica Kelton

An emerging way for farmers to make extra money is through the rising carbon market. 
    

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