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NPB to Meet in Georgia

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The National Peanut Board (NPB) has announced their quarterly meeting will be held in Albany, Ga., April 3 and 4 as part of its regular practice to meet with peanut producers in a different growing region each year. Tyron Spearman has the details.

NPB to Meet in Georgia

The National Peanut Board will hold its quarterly meeting in Albany, Ga., April 3 and 4 as part of its regular practice to meet with peanut producers in a different growing region each year. Previous Board meetings have taken place in the South Carolina, Mississippi, Virginia, Oklahoma, Texas and Alabama growing regions.

In addition to general sessions and committee meetings, a Grower Listening Session with an information exchange between the National Peanut Board and Georgia Peanut Commission is scheduled.

The meeting will be held ahead of the American Peanut Sheller Association’s (APSA) 100th Anniversary event in Albany and the 2019 Industry Spring Conference in Leesburg.

All National Peanut Board meetings will take place at the Georgia Federal-State Inspection Service (FSIS) Building, 951 Pecan Grove Drive, Albany, Ga., 31701. The meeting schedule is as follows:

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2019
Meeting Location:                          FSIS Building
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.                             NPB General Session
9:30 – 10:45 a.m.                            Domestic Promotions Committee
10:45 – 11:15 a.m.                         Budget & Finance Committee
11:15 – 11:45 a.m.                         By-Laws Committee
12:00 – 2:00 p.m.                           Lunch and Grower Listening Session

THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2019
Meeting Location:                          FSIS Building
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.                                            Grower & Industry Communications Committee
9:30 – 10:15 a.m.                            General Session reconvenes
10:30 a.m.                                        Meeting adjourns