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Peanut Industry Hosts Reception for Congressional Peanut Caucus Members

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

Congresswoman Roby and Congressman Bishop co-chair Peanut Caucus The Southern Peanut Farmers Federation, American Peanut Shellers Association and National Peanut Buying Points Association joined together to recognize members of the Congressional Peanut Caucus at a reception Dec. 5, 2017, in Washington, D.C. United States Congresswoman Martha Roby, R-Alabama, and Congressman Sanford Bishop, D-Georgia, serve as co-chairs of the Congressional Peanut …

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Challenge Raises More Than 20,000 Pounds of Peanut Butter for the Hungry

Dan Economy, Education, Florida, Peanuts

Spread the cheer and the protein! Some families will get more healthy food to eat, now that Florida Panhandle residents donated a record of more than 20,000 pounds of peanut butter for this year’s UF/IFAS Extension Peanut Butter Challenge, organizers said. Combine nearly 9,000 pounds in donations to UF/IFAS Extension county offices with 11,340 pounds from the Florida Peanut Producers …

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NAFTA Has Been Good for Peanuts

Dan Peanuts, Trade

The U.S. exported more than $12 billion of agricultural products to Mexico last year, including over 82,000 metric tons of peanuts. According to a story from Tyron Spearman, Mexico now ranks the number two buyer of U.S. exports, and overall NAFTA has been good for the peanut industry. NAFTA Has Been Good for Peanuts