Media

Peanuts are incredibly versatile. And so are the ways we learn about them. From farmer podcasts to peanut butter infographics to creative advertisements featuring America’s favorite nut, this section spotlights peanuts in all sorts of exciting new ways. 

Arkansas Peanut Growers’ Association Calls for National Peanut Board Nominees

Jonesboro, Arkansas--Arkansas Peanut Growers’ Association seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board.  Arkansas Peanut Growers’ Association will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during the annual meeting of the Arkansas Peanut Growers’ Association on February 19, 2019, at 6:00 pm in the community room of Farm Credit Midsouth, 3000 Prosperity Drive, Jonesboro, Ark., 72404.  

Production Research Proposals on Agenda for February National Peanut Board Meeting

Jan. 14, 2019– ATLANTA – The National Peanut Board will hold its quarterly Board and committee meetings in Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 12-13, 2019. The Board’s Research Committee will consider requests for FY-19 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.

New Mexico Peanut Growers Association To Nominate for National Peanut Board Service

Jan. 7, 2019 – ATLANTA The New Mexico Peanut Growers Association is seeking eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board.  New Mexico Peanut Growers Association will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. (MST) at Mark’s Eastern Grill Restaurant, 1126 W. First Street, Portales, N.M.  

South Carolina Peanut Board Seeks Nominees for National Peanut Board Alternate Position

Dec. 4, 2018ATLANTA South Carolina Peanut Board seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board.  South Carolina Peanut Board will hold a nominations election to select two nominees for alternate to the National Peanut Board during a meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at Clark’s Restaurant in Santee, S.C.

 

4 Returning, 3 New Members and Alternates Will Be Sworn In at December National Peanut Board Meeting

November 6, 2018 – ATLANTAUSDA will swear in seven farmer-leaders at the National Peanut Board’s quarterly board meeting December 4-5 at The Ellis Hotel, 176 Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, Ga.  30303. Members and alternates were appointed to the National Peanut Board earlier this year by Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and will serve three-year terms from Jan. 1, 2019 to Dec. 31, 2021.

Georgia Peanut Commission Seeks National Peanut Board Nominees for Alternate Position

Aug. 9, 2018—ATLANTA—Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving as an alternate member on the National Peanut Board.  GPC will hold a nominations election to select two nominees for alternate position during a meeting on Thursday, September 13, at 12:00 p.m. (noon) EST, at the Georgia Peanut Commission office, 445 Fulwood Blvd., Tifton, Ga. 

National Peanut Board, Peanut Industry Partners Expand Research Dollars with NIFA Matching Funds

August 9, 2018--ATLANTA--The National Peanut Board, along with funding partner USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), announces the awarding of three research grants focusing on genomics-enabled plant breeding.

Collaborating with two peanut industry funding partners, the Southeastern Peanut Research Initiative (SPRI) and the Peanut Foundation, the National Peanut Board was able to allocate $542,226. NIFA’s dollar-for-dollar matching funds yielded a total of $1,084,452 for production research.

FY-19 Planning is Priority Agenda Item at July National Peanut Board Meeting

June 20, 2018 – ATLANTAThe National Peanut Board will set strategic direction for the FY-19 program of work and budget at its next quarterly board meeting July 18 and 19, 2018, at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, 9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy., Destin, Fla.

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.

    

You must be logged in to view this item.

This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.