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Peanut Referendum Announced

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This week the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a notice in the Federal Register announcing a referendum for eligible peanuts producers to determine whether they favor continuance of the Peanut Promotion, Research and Information Order (Order), which authorizes the National Peanut Board. Tyron Spearman has more details.

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APHIS Launches Webpage for Pests and Diseases

Dan Aquaculture, Cattle, Citrus, Environment, Field Crops, Forestry, Industry News Release, Livestock, Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is launching a new “Pests and Diseases” webpage. The new page lists all pest and disease programs managed by APHIS as part of its mission to protect American agriculture and natural resources. On the new page, users can search by type (plant, animal), keyword (avian, fruit fly, cotton), …

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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. The National Peanut Board will hold its quarterly meeting in Albany, Ga., April 3 and 4 as …

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USDA Announces Voting Period for Continuance Referendum for National Peanut Research and Promotion Program

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

For the first time, eligible peanut producers can opt to vote electronically or by paper ballot. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published a notice in the Federal Register announcing a referendum among eligible producers of peanuts to determine whether they favor continuance of the Peanut Promotion, Research and Information Order (Order), which authorizes the National Peanut Board. The …