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FY-19 Planning is Priority Agenda Item at July National Peanut Board Meeting

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

The National Peanut Board will set strategic direction for the FY-19 program of work and budget at its national peanut boardnext quarterly board meeting July 18 and 19, 2018, at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, 9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy., Destin, Fla., 32541. Phone: (850) 267-8000 or (800) 622-1038. The meeting precedes the 20th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference July 19-21 at the same location.

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-19 begins Nov. 1, 2018 and ends Oct. 31, 2019.

The board and committee meeting schedule is as follows:

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2018

Meeting Location:                          Linkside 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.                              Break

2:15 – 4:30 p.m.                              FY-19 Program of Work Presentation

4:30 p.m.                                           Adjourn for day

THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2018

Meeting Location:                          Linkside Conference Center

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.                                             FY – 19 Program of Work & Budget Work Session

Discussion/Q & A on presented recommendations; Detailed review of plan and associated costs; Instructions to staff for additional research, changes, additions or recalculations

9:30– 10:30 a.m.                             Final Review of FY-19 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.