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 Holds Research Report Day

Dan Georgia, Peanuts, Research

The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) held their annual Research Report Day Wednesday at the National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL), on the University of Georgia Tifton campus in Tifton, Georgia. According to a story from Tyron Spearman, the event provided growers and industry representatives with the latest information available on peanut research projects funded by GPC.

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GPC Provides Comments at Roundtable Regarding Transportation and Supply Chain Issues

Dan Economy, Georgia, Infrastructure, Peanuts

(TIFTON, Ga./Dec. 17, 2021) — Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) executive director Don Koehler participated in a roundtable discussion on Friday with U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Port Envoy John Porcari and the Georgia Ports Authority in Savannah, Georgia. Koehler provided comments regarding infrastructure issues, rising costs of inputs and the need for education regarding career opportunities in the trucking …

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Promoting Peanut Shows Coming Next Year

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Peanuts

While working up your 2022 calendar of events, we have a couple of dates to add to it. There will be two big peanut shows coming up after the first of the year. The first one will take place in January, as the Georgia Peanut Commission has announced the 45th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show & Conference will be Jan. 19-20, 2022 at …

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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 …