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Georgia Peanut Commission approved by 94%

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TIFTON, Ga. (April 23, 2021) – The Georgia Peanut Commission’s referendum received reaffirmation with a vote of 94.43 percent. It is the highest the commission has received in its nearly 60-year existence. “I am thankful our board and staff have been able to work in the areas of research, promotion and education of peanuts, as well as support efforts in …

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Georgia Peanut Farmers Donate Peanut Butter to Second Harvest of South Georgia

Dan Georgia, Peanuts

The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) continues to give back to local communities during National Peanut Month. Georgia’s 4,500 peanut farmers are donating 10,080 jars of peanut butter to Second Harvest of South Georgia. The donation is made possible by the GPC through Peanut Proud, which is the peanut industry’s humanitarian relief organization. Georgia-based truckload carrier, SouthernAG Carriers, donated its truck …

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Alfredo Goes From “Fast Pasta” to “Fast Peanut”

Dan Georgia, Peanuts

From “Fast Pasta” to “Fast Peanut.” Anthony Alfredo will have a new nickname thanks to the Georgia Peanut Commission. The NASCAR driver will be sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission during Sunday’s 500-mile race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. The new partnership will make Alfredo, known as “Fast Pasta,” to become “Fast Peanut” for the one-race partnership. “We are very …

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Georgia Peanut Farmers Donate Peanut Butter to DC Central Kitchen

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The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) is celebrating National Peanut Month by donating 10,080 jars of peanut butter through Peanut Proud, the peanut industry’s humanitarian relief organization. Georgia-based truckload carrier, SouthernAG Carriers, graciously donated its truck carrier service to deliver the peanut butter. “As a farmer, we are proud to begin this partnership with DC Central Kitchen by donating peanut butter …

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Nominations Open for Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

(GPC) — Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer. The state winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Tifton, Georgia. The award is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission and BASF. The Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award is based upon the applicant’s overall farm operation; environmental …

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Peanut & Agribusiness COVID-19 Relief Act Update

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

(GPC) — The Georgia Peanut Commission hosted a webinar discussion with U.S. Congressmen Sanford Bishop and Austin Scott. The congressmen discussed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. CARES Act – Key Ag Provisions The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives moved quickly on the third relief legislation, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES …

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Day in Atlanta

Dan Georgia, Peanuts

March is National Peanut Month and the Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) kicked off the celebration with their annual Peanut Butter and Jelly Day at the State Capital in Atlanta. Tyron Spearman was there and has the story. Celebrate March – National Peanut Month The Georgia peanut industry joins together to celebrate National Peanut Month in March and donate peanut butter to the …

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Georgia Peanut Farm Show Was a Success

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More than 1,600 people attended last week’s Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference in Tifton, Georgia. The show is sponsored each year by the Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) and Don Koehler, GPC executive director, told Southeast AgNet’s Clint Thompson their 44th Farm Show was really a success.