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Southern Peanut Growers to Meet Next Month

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Peanut growers across the Southeast are being reminded the 20th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference will be July 19-21, 2018 at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Miramar Beach, Florida. But the pre-registration deadline is June 30. The theme for this year’s conference is “Opportunities in Change”. This event will focus on growth opportunities and changes within the peanut …

Rogers Testifies to U.S. Senate Ag Committee that Peanut Provisions in Farm Bill Work

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

Southern Peanut Farmers Federation Says Peanut Program Works and Must be Preserved Meredith McNair Rogers, a more than a 20-year veteran farmer from Camilla, Georgia, testified before the Senate Agriculture Committee that the peanut provisions included in the 2014 Farm Bill and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program work for farmers and consumers – and must be preserved in the next …

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Peanut Farmers Represented at Farm Bill Listening Session

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The Southern Peanut Farmers Federation applauded U.S. House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway and the other members of the committee for holding a listening session last Saturday in Gainesville, Florida concerning the 2018 Farm Bill. And peanut farmers were well represented at the event with various industry folks making comments. That includes Caleb Bristow, executive director of the Alabama Peanut Producers …

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Southern Peanut Farmers Federation applauds U.S. House Ag Committee Listening Session

Dan Farm Bill, Industry News Release, Legislative, Peanuts

The Southern Peanut Farmers Federation applauded U.S. House Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway and the other members of the committee who held a listening session about the 2018 Farm Bill. “I’m pleased Chairman Conaway was in Florida today and wanted to hear directly from peanut farmers,” said Armond Morris, chairman of the Georgia Peanut Commission and a member of the Southern …

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McMillan Testifies During U.S. House Ag Committee Hearing on Farm Bill

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Tim McMillan, farmer from Enigma, Georgia, testified today in support of maintaining the peanut provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill and the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program in the next farm bill. In his testimony, McMillan says, “If the PLC program had not been in place, I am afraid many farms in the Southeast would no longer exist because of …

Peanut Leadership Academy Class X

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Twenty-three peanut growers and sheller representatives from across the Southeast, Texas and Virginia-Carolina area began Class X of the Peanut Leadership Academy Dec. 12-14, 2016, in Miramar Beach, Florida. The Peanut Leadership Academy is hosted by the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation and is a cooperative effort between Syngenta Crop Protection, the American Peanut Shellers Association and grower organizations. The program …