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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 …

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USDA Names Alternate Member for Georgia to the National Peanut Board

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the appointment of Casey Cox, Camilla, Ga., to fill a vacant seat as an alternate on the National Peanut Board. The three-year term will begin Jan. 1, 2019.  The board is made up of 12 producer members and their alternates. Eleven members and alternates are from the primary peanut producing states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, …

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Peanut Milk Sampled at Various Events

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The National Peanut Board has been working closely with Elmhurst to launch the first-ever peanut milk. Various promotions have been held, along with sampling of the new milked peanuts at industry events. From the American Peanut Council meeting in December to the recent Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show. NPB President and CEO, Bob Parker, told Southeast …

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Georgia Peanut Commission seeks National Peanut Board Nominees

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

The Georgia Peanut Commission seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. GPC will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during a meeting on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. at the commission headquarters in Tifton, Georgia. All eligible peanut producers …

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USDA Appoints 11 New Members and Alternates to National Peanut Board

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

Broad range of peanut industry and community involvement marks 2018 appointees Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue recently appointed five members and six alternates to serve on the National Peanut Board. The appointees will serve three-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2018, and ending Dec. 31, 2020. One appointee, the Texas alternate, will serve the remaining one-year portion of a vacancy. The members …