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Georgia Peanut Commission Encourages Farmers to Vote Yes in National Peanut Board Referendum

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

The Georgia Peanut Commission encourages all peanut farmers to vote yes in support the continuance of the Peanut Promotion, Research and Information Order, which authorizes the National Peanut Board. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is conducting the referendum from April 15 through May 3, 2019. “The National Peanut Board continues to support Georgia’s peanut farmers through a variety of …

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Georgia Cotton Referendum Deadline Nearing

Dan Cotton

Georgia cotton producers are being urged to vote in a referendum on continuation of the cotton program in the state. Executive Director of the Georgia Cotton Commission, Richey Seaton, wants growers to know the referendum runs until March 15th. Cotton producers are encouraged to cast their votes by March 15th on ballots they should have received in the mail from the …

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Georgia Peanut Commission Holds Referendum March 16-April 16

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) will hold a referendum March 16 through April 16 giving peanut producers an opportunity to vote on reaffirming the commission. State law mandates that a referendum be held every three years. Georgia peanut producers invest $2 per ton to fund the commission and its research, education, promotion and communication programs. The last referendum in 2015 …