U.S. Congressman Talks Pecans and Peanuts

Dan Peanuts, Pecans, Specialty Crops

Last week, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Chairman of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, visited a farm in Albany, GA. meeting with members of the National Pecan Shellers, Georgia Pecan Growers Association, Georgia Pecan Commission, and the University of Georgia’s Associate Deans of Research and Engineering. Tyron Spearman …


Peanut Caucus Calls for Action

Dan Exports/Imports, Peanuts

Co-Chairs of the House Peanut Caucus, Congressman Sanford Bishop, Jr. of Georgia (GA-02) and Congresswoman Martha Roby of Alabama (AL-02), sent a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue this week urging the USDA to respond to recent negative trade actions by China that threaten the U.S. peanut industry. Tyron Spearman has the details. Peanut Caucus Calls for Action The …