The commission approves $523,496 in peanut research projects The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) board of directors has approved $523,496 in research project funding for the 2017-18 research budget year. This action was taken during the commission’s March board meeting. The research projects approved include 32 project proposals submitted from the University of Georgia and USDA Agricultural Research Service.
A company that many in the peanut industry are familiar with is celebrating a 50th anniversary. Tyron Spearman has the details.
While peanut harvest has started in some areas of Argentina, digging has been delayed due to rains in that country. But as Tyron Spearman reports, officials there are estimating production for this year’s crop to be up over last year.
There is a deadline coming up concerning peanut contracts. Tyron Spearman has the details.
It’s been announced a new facility will be built that will give southeast peanut growers a new destination for their crop. Tyron Spearman has the details.
In our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending March 24th, we hear from USDA’s Chief Veterinarian concerning avian influenza, talk about the confirmation hearing for Sonny Perdue, the nominee for Agriculture Secretary, the New World screwworm, optimistic farmers,
The U.S. peanut industry donated more than 30,000 jars of peanut butter to Capital Area Food Bank in Washington, D.C. on National Ag Day, March 21, 2017. The Capital Area Food Bank is the largest organization in the Washington metro area working to solve hunger and its companion problems: chronic undernutrition, heart disease, and obesity. The donation was made possible …
Everett Griner talks about little known facts about peanuts in today’s Agri View.
The annual Peanut Proud Festival will take place Saturday. March 25 in Blakely, Georgia. Tyron Spearman has details about the big event, along with an update of distributions made by the humanitarian arm of the peanut nation.
A marketing manager for JIF, recently told members of the American Peanut Council that young shoppers are willing to experiment, and they look to grocery stores to provide new and exciting food twists to impress family & friends. And as Tyron Spearman reports, JIF is giving shoppers new pairings and combinations that will drive new usage and encourage consumption outside …