National Peanut Board to Set Direction for FY-18 at Quarterly Board Meeting

June 22, 2017 – ATLANTAThe National Peanut Board will set strategic direction for the FY-18 program of work and budget at its next quarterly board meeting July 19 and 20, 2017 at Miramar Beach, Fla. The meeting will precede the 19th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference July 20-22 at the same location.

All NPB meetings will take place in Baytowne Conference Center, Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, 9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy., Destin, Fla., 32541. Phone: (850) 267-8000 or (800) 622-1038.  

The Board begins the planning process each year by assessing consumer attitudes and market conditions and setting strategic objectives to advance its mission of improving the economic condition of USA peanut farmers and their families through compelling promotion and groundbreaking research. The National Peanut Board’s FY-18 begins Nov. 1, 2017 and ends Oct. 31, 2018.   The board and committee meeting schedule is as follows:


Meeting Location:   Baytowne Conference Center
10:15 – 10:45 a.m.   General Session
10:45 – 12:00 p.m.    Domestic Promotions Committee
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Budget & Finance Committee
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Export Committee
2:00 – 2:15 p.m. Presentation: UGA Sustainability Pilot Project, Emily Braswell
2:15 – 2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 – 5:00 p.m. FY-18 Program of Work Presentation
5:00 p.m. Adjourn for day










Meeting Location: Baytowne Conference Center
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. FY-18 Program of Work & Budget Work Session
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Final Review of FY 18 Budget for approval
10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. General Session reconvenes
12:00 p.m.  Adjournment






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

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