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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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UF, Georgia Tech Scientists to Begin Work on More Drought-Tolerant Peanut

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

Farmers and consumers can benefit from a more drought-tolerant peanut, and scientists from the University of Florida and Georgia Institute of Technology will soon begin research to develop a more resilient crop. With it, growers would be able to produce more market-ready peanuts, and consumers can get more of the protein-filled legume. UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences agronomists …

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Georgia Peanut Commission Increases Funding for Research Projects in 2018

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

The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) board of directors has approved $581,896 in research project funding for the 2018-19 research budget year. This action was taken during the commission’s March board meeting. The research projects approved include 34 project proposals submitted from the University of Georgia and USDA Agricultural Research Service. “As a peanut grower, I’m proud to invest in the …

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Georgia Peanut Commission Research Report Day set for Feb. 7

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

The Georgia Peanut Commission will hold the annual Research Report Day, Feb. 7, 2018, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL), located on the University of Georgia Tifton campus at 2360 Rainwater Road, Tifton, Ga. 31793. The event provides growers and industry representatives an opportunity to hear the latest reports and newest information available …

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Production Research Proposals Lead Agenda for NPB’s Quarterly Meeting

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

The National Peanut Board will hold its quarterly Board and committee meetings in Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 6-7, 2018. The Board’s Research Committee will consider requests for FY18 funding for production research from state peanut producer organizations and universities. Funding production research to make America’s peanut farmers more competitive is a core part of the Board’s mission. All meetings take place …