Overall, the future looks bright for peanut growers and the entire industry. And to make sure that positive momentum continues into the future, and to keep growers prepared for potential challenges that could arise, the National Peanut Board approved a new strategic plan at its recent quarterly meeting. Tyron Spearman has the details. From: National Peanut Board To make sure …
The National Peanut Board, through the checkoff program, has a new program to help teachers. Tyron Spearman has the details.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking nominations for the National Peanut Board to replace one producer member and alternate for the states of Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina and Virginia, for when those terms expire on Dec. 31, 2017. Each member and alternate will serve a 3-year term. Applications are due by May 1, 2017.
New clinical guidelines released this week support health care providers in early introduction of peanut-products to infants to prevent the development of peanut allergy. Tyron Spearman has the story.
The National Peanut Board secured a few moments with the anonymous Peanut Vendor who runs the Board’s new Twitter and Instagram handles (@PeanutsHere). Tyron Spearman has more information about the hilarious vendor.
Ed White, a peanut farmer from Headland, Alabama, was recently elected chairman of the 12-member National Peanut Board. Tyron Spearman reports that White, who is the Alabama member and recently served as the board’s 2016 vice-chairman, will begin his 1-year term January 1.