National Peanut Board

National Peanut Board Resolution Honors Farmer Armond Morris

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(ATLANTA/Feb. 25, 2022) — During the February meeting of the National Peanut Board (NPB), the Board voted unanimously to approve a resolution honoring Georgia peanut farmer and industry advocate Armond Morris upon his retirement from the Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC). The resolution acknowledged that Morris has spent over 50 years managing a successful peanut farm; devoted substantial time and efforts …

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Georgia Peanut Commission Referendum Passes by 94 Percent – Highest Ever

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) 2018 referendum was held March 16-April 16 and received reaffirmation with a vote of 94.02 percent, the highest the commission has received in its nearly 57-year existence. Armond Morris, peanut farmer from Tifton, Georgia, and GPC chairman, is proud to know his fellow peanut farmers have confidence in the commission and its activities. “I am …

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Georgia Peanut Commission Attends Georgia School Nutrition Meeting to Promote Peanut Consumption

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

The Georgia Peanut Commission attended the Georgia School Nutrition Association’s annual meeting April 20-22 in Jekyll Island, Georgia, to educate school foodservice personnel about peanuts and peanut butter, as well as encourage consumption in schools across the state. During the three-day meeting, school nutrition professionals attended educational seminars, visited with food service industry representatives and received recognition for outstanding performance …

Morris elected chairman of the Georgia Peanut Commission

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

Armond Morris, peanut farmer from Ocilla, Georgia, was elected chairman of the Georgia Peanut Commission during the monthly board meeting in February. This is Morris’ sixteenth term as chairman of the commission. He has also served as chairman of the board previously in 1996 and 1997, 2003 and every year since 2005. “I look forward to serving Georgia’s peanut growers …