Texas Peanut Producers Board (TPPB) seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. TPPB will now hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board on March 10, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. CST at Wildcatter Ranch and Resort, 6062 Highway 16. S, Graham, Texas, 76450. 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 ownership and risk of loss of the crop.
Peter Froese Jr. of Seminole, Texas is the current National Peanut Board member and Jeff Roper of Lubbock, Texas, serves as the alternate. The terms for the current Texas board member and alternate expire Dec. 31, 2021.
The National Peanut Board encourages the inclusion of persons of any race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation and marital or family status. NPB encourages all persons who qualify as peanut producers to attend the meeting and run for nomination.
It is USDA’s policy that membership on industry-government boards and committees accurately reflect the diversity of the individuals served by the programs.
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.