April 19, 2017 – ATLANTA – To make sure that positive momentum continues into the future – and to keep growers prepared for potential challenges that could arise – the National Peanut Board approved a new strategic plan at its quarterly meeting April 5-6 in Starkville, Miss. The plan establishes measurable goals and strategies for the organization’s work through the end of FY20 in October 2020, and ensures it focuses on the most important opportunities and needs ahead.
February 15, 2017 – ATLANTA – The National Peanut Board held its quarterly board meeting in Atlanta Feb. 7-8, and addressed funding for FY-17 state production research projects. Recommendations for 69 project proposals totaling $1.8 million were reviewed and approved.
APRIL 5, 2016--ATLANTA –Members of the National Peanut Board met for a Grower Listening Session and information exchange with peanut producers from the Oklahoma Peanut Commission and researchers from the Oklahoma USDA Research Facility during the quarterly board meeting March 29 and 30 in Oklahoma City.
FEBRUARY 10, 2016--ATLANTA – The National Peanut Board held its quarterly board meeting in Atlanta Feb. 3-4, 2016 and addressed funding for FY-16 state production research projects. Recommendations for 51 project proposals totaling $1.98 million were reviewed and approved. Since 2001, NPB has invested more than $25 million in production research.
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JANUARY 4, 2016--ATLANTA--The National Peanut Board will hold its quarterly Board and committee meetings in Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 3 – 4, 2016. NPB’s Diversity Advisory Committee & Council will meet in conjunction with the board meeting.The Board’s Research Committee will consider requests for FY-16 funding for production research from state peanut producer organizations and universities.
AUGUST 18, 2014--ATLANTA--In the most comprehensive study ever conducted for the National Peanut Board about the Return on Investment (ROI) of peanut assessments, Dr. Harry Kaiser of Cornell University concludes that each dollar invested in the Board’s checkoff program between 2007 and 2013 returned $8.87 to the peanut industry.
APRIL 30, 2014--ATLANTA--In an overwhelming show of confidence in the National Peanut Board, America’s peanut farmers voted in favor of continuing the Peanut Promotion, Research and Information Order, which authorizes the National Peanut Board. In order for the continuance referendum to pass, a majority of eligible producers needed to vote in favor of continuing the Order. The referendum passed with a 92 percent approval rate.
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