The National Peanut Board, along with funding partner USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), announces the awarding of research grants totaling $ 1.4 million to help find solutions to two vexing issues: accurate diagnosis of peanut and food allergies and continuous improvements in water use efficiency in peanuts. The National Peanut Board’s co-funding opportunity with NIFA was made …
In efforts to cure peanut allergies, Tyron Spearman reports the National Peanut Board is now working with Physician Assistants.
The National Peanut Board recently announced that some research topics had been approved. Tyron Spearman has the details.
Folks attending a recent Food Summit were able to learn the latest from the peanut industry. Tyron Spearman has the story.
USDA’s 2017 USDA-NIFA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Competitive Grants Program RFP was recently issued. Included in this year’s RFP are three specific topics submitted by the National Peanut Board. Tyron Spearman has the details.
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.
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