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Georgia Peanut Commission Supports Tornado Relief Efforts in South Georgia

georgia peanut commissionThe Georgia Peanut Commission is donating 10,080 jars of peanut butter towards disaster relief efforts in South Georgia. The Peanut Proud peanut butter is being donated to Second Harvest of South Georgia and disaster relief efforts in Cook and Turner counties. Read the rest of this entry »

Peanut Butter Donations Continue to Help Storm Victims

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Efforts are still underway to donate peanut butter to the recent storm victims. Tyron Spearman has the story. Read the rest of this entry »

How Peanut Butter Got Its Start

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In case you missed it, National Peanut Butter Day took place last week. And one person who almost missed it, Tyron Spearman, has a look at how the popular food got its start. Read the rest of this entry »

Ag in Review for the Week Ending January 27, 2017

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending January 27, we discuss the fact many folks are in Orlando this weekend for the American Seed Trade Association’s (ASTA) 56th Vegetable and Flower Seed Conference, talk about the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show coming up in Nashville, Tennessee, that Peanut Proud is accepting donations of money and product for those affected by the devastating storms and tornadoes, Super Bowl food, weather Read the rest of this entry »

Peanut Carry-Forward Numbers Indicate Tightening Supply

harvesting-peanuts-5The ending stocks, or carry forward from last year’s U.S. peanut crop, is estimated at 839,000 tons. And Tyron Spearman reports that indicates a tightening supply. Read the rest of this entry »

More Numbers from 2016 Peanut Crop

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Tyron Spearman has look at more numbers complied from the 2016 peanut crop, and what some of those numbers may mean for this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Peanut Proud Accepting Donations to Help Storm Victims

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Peanut Proud is now accepting donations of money and product for the families and workers involved with the devastating storms and tornadoes in Georgia and Mississippi. Tyron Spearman has details of how you can help. Read the rest of this entry »

National Peanut Butter Day

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Cathy Isom fills us in on why National Peanut Butter Day is celebrating a whole day devoted to what could very well be America’s favorite protein. That’s coming up on “This Land of Ours.” Hear Cathy’s report and learn more.

Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show Coming February 9

peanuts-2Peanut farmers across the Southeast are urged to mark February 9 on their calendar. As Tyron Spearman reports, that will be the date for this year’s Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show. Read the rest of this entry »

Special Awards Given at Georgia Peanut Show

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Some special awards were handed out at last week’s Georgia Peanut Farm Show. Tyron Spearman has the details. Read the rest of this entry »

Georgia Peanut Farm Show Provides a Day of Education for Farmers

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More than 1,400 attendees were able to fine-tune their farming operations with information gained at the 41st annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference on Jan. 19, 2017, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. The show is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission. Read the rest of this entry »

Peanut Checkoff Program Involved in Education

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The National Peanut Board, through the checkoff program, has a new program to help teachers. Tyron Spearman has the details. Read the rest of this entry »

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