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Study Measures Investment in National Peanut Board

Dan Economy, Industry News Release, Peanuts

In fiscal year 2019, the National Peanut Board (NPB) commissioned an economic study to measure the return of peanut producers’ investments in the marketing and research funding programs managed by the board. The study, “An Economic Evaluation of the National Peanut Board,” conducted by Harry M. Kaiser of Cornell University, found that each dollar invested in the board’s checkoff program …

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National Peanut Board Wins Grower Support With 93% Approval in Referendum

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

Peanut producers voted overwhelmingly to continue the Peanut Promotion, Research, and Information Program, administered by the National Peanut Board (NPB), in a referendum conducted by the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) from April 15 through May 3, 2019. Ninety-three percent of those who voted said “yes” to continuing NPB’s research, marketing and promotion program. In order for the continuance …

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NPB to Meet in Georgia

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The National Peanut Board (NPB) has announced their quarterly meeting will be held in Albany, Ga., April 3 and 4 as part of its regular practice to meet with peanut producers in a different growing region each year. Tyron Spearman has the details. The National Peanut Board will hold its quarterly meeting in Albany, Ga., April 3 and 4 as …

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Peanut Industry Expands Research Dollars with NIFA Matching Funds

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

The National Peanut Board, along with funding partner USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), announces the awarding of three research grants focusing on genomics-enabled plant breeding. Collaborating with two peanut industry funding partners, the Southeastern Peanut Research Initiative (SPRI) and the Peanut Foundation, the National Peanut Board was able to allocate $542,226. NIFA’s dollar-for-dollar matching funds yielded a …

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National Peanut Board, Peanut Industry Partners Expand Research Dollars with NIFA Matching Funds

Dan Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts, Research

The National Peanut Board, along with funding partner USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), announces the awarding of three research grants focusing on genomics-enabled plant breeding. Collaborating with two peanut industry funding partners, the Southeastern Peanut Research Initiative (SPRI) and the Peanut Foundation, the National Peanut Board was able to allocate $542,226. NIFA’s dollar-for-dollar matching funds yielded a …

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FY-19 Planning is Priority Agenda Item at July National Peanut Board Meeting

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

The National Peanut Board will set strategic direction for the FY-19 program of work and budget at its next quarterly board meeting July 18 and 19, 2018, at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, 9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy., Destin, Fla., 32541. Phone: (850) 267-8000 or (800) 622-1038. The meeting precedes the 20th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference July 19-21 at the same …