National Peanut Board Plans Listening Session, Tour for Quarterly Meeting in Miss.

March 7, 2017 – ATLANTAThe National Peanut Board has scheduled its quarterly Board and committee meetings for April 5-6, 2017, in Starkville, Miss. at the Courtyard Marriott at The Mill Conference Center, 100 Mercantile Street.  The meeting will include a Grower Listening Session with an information exchange between the National Peanut Board and the Mississippi Peanut Growers Association.

Board members and alternates will tour Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station and interact with Associate Directors Wes Burger, Ph. D and Reuben Moore, Ph. D. Additionally, the Board will visit Birdsong Distribution Center and Buying Point in Greenwood and get an overview of Delta agronomics.

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


Meeting Location: Courtyard Marriott at The Mill Conference Center
9:15 - 10:00 a.m. NPB General Session
10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Domestic Promotions Committee
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Grower & Industry Communications Committee
Afternoon Tour MSU Experiment Station, Birdsong Distribution & Buying Point and Delta Agricultural Region
  Dinner in Greenwood, Miss.








Meeting Location: Courtyard Marriott at The Mill Conference Center
8:00 - 9:30 a.m. Grower Listening Session
9:30 - 9:45 a.m. Break
9:45 - 10:15 a.m. Budget & Finance Cmmittee
10:15 - 11:30 a.m. Strategic Planning Committee
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Board General Session Reconvenes
12:15 p.m. Adjournment






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

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