Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show

Will Jordan General

The Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show is set for Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024. The show is hosted by the Alabama Peanut Producers Association and the Florida Peanut Producers Association, and sponsored by the National Peanut Board. Our venue sponsor is the National Peanut Festival. Peanut farmers from Alabama and Florida can expect to visit with over 70 vendors who can help …

Alabama Peanut Referendum Has Been Postponed

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release, Peanuts

(APPA) — Due to the Stay-At-Home Order issued by Gov. Kay Ivey on April 3, 2020, the Alabama Peanut Producers Association has made the decision to postpone the Peanut Referendum vote scheduled for April 9, 2020. All eligible peanut producers will be notified of the rescheduled date as soon as it becomes available. We apologize for any inconvenience this may …

Southeast Peanut Growers Meet

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Peanuts

The theme for last week’s Southern Peanut Growers Conference was “Navigating the Marketplace”, and farmers from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi met on Florida’s Emerald Coast to learn and network. Those attending included Caleb Bristow, executive director of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association; Ken Barton, executive director of the Florida Peanut Producers Association; and Don Koehler, executive director of the …

Farmers Support Proposed Revisions to Peanut Quality Standards

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release, Peanuts

The Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) supports a recommendation from the Peanut Standards Board to revise the minimum quality and handling standards for domestic and imported peanuts marketed in the U.S. The proposed rule, issued May 25 in the Federal Register, would relax the allowance for damaged kernels in farmers’ stock peanuts when sorting and determining segregation. The Peanut Standards …