National Peanut Board’s February Board Meeting is planned for in-person and virtual attendance

Jan. 7, 2021– ATLANTAThe National Peanut Board will hold its quarterly Board and committee meetings in Atlanta, Ga., February 2-3, 2021. The Board’s Research Committee will consider requests for FY-21 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.

The meeting will be available for online or for in-person attendance. You must register at https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/x0B333 in order to attend the meeting. In-person meetings will take place at the Omni Hotel at The Battery – Atlanta, 2625 Circle 75 Parkway SE, Atlanta, GA  30339.

The National Peanut Board and committee meeting schedule is as follows:

 

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Meeting Location:      Omni Hotel - 2625 Circle 75 Parkway SE, Atlanta, GA  30339

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.     NPB General Session

11:00 – 12:30 p.m.      Domestic Promotions Committee

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.           Lunch

1:45 – 2:15 p,m,             Budget & Finance Committee

2:15 – 3:15 p.m.             Diversity Oversight Committee

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.             Strategic Planning Committee

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.          Dinner

 

Wednesday, February 3, 2020
Meeting Location:      Omni Hotel - 2625 Circle 75 Parkway SE, Atlanta, GA  30339

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.      Research Committee

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.       Break

10:15 – 11:00 a.m.       NPB General Session Reconvenes

 

A copy of the procedures governing National Peanut Board meetings is available upon request.

The National Peanut Board represents all USA peanut farmers and their families. As farmers and stewards of the land, our mission is to improve the economic condition of USA peanut farmers and their families through compelling promotion and groundbreaking research.

NPB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, genetic information, parental status, and marital or family status.  The NPB agrees that it will fully comply with any and all applicable Federal, State, and local equal employment opportunity statutes, ordinances, and regulations, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; the Equal Pay Act of 1963, and the Genetic Information Act of 2008.  Persons requiring alternative means of program communication (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) or mobility assistance should contact NPB at 678-424-5750 prior to attending the NPB event in question.

The National Peanut Board’s Peanut Promotion, Research and Information Order can be accessed on the USDA Agricultural Marketing Services website, or can be downloaded by clicking here.

Please direct any questions or R.S.V.P. to Emily Cunningham, National Peanut Board, Administrative Specialist at elcunningham@nationalpeanutboard.org or by calling 678-424-5747.

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