Georgia Peanut Farmers Donate Peanut Butter to Capital Area Food Bank

Dan Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC), Peanuts

The Georgia Peanut Commission, in conjunction with the United States Peanut Federation (USPF), partnered with Peanut Proud to donate 10,080 jars of peanut butter to the Capital Area Food Bank in Washington, D.C. It will serve the nation’s capital and surrounding area. Bob Redding, who works for the Redding Firm and serves as a lobbyist for agricultural groups in Washington, …

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U.S. Congress Passes Omnibus Appropriations Bill

Dan Agri-Business, Funding, Legislative, Peanuts

Includes USPF Supported Peanut Projects (USPF/Jan. 3, 2023/Washington, D.C.) — The U.S. Congress has passed the $1.7 trillion Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Omnibus Appropriations bill. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023 consists of all 12 FY23 appropriation bills, including the $25.5 billion Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies funding bill. Included in the bill are peanut provisions …

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USPF Applauds Senators’ Efforts for Peanut Industry

Dan Exports/Imports, Legislative, Peanuts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Peanut Federation (USPF) applauds the efforts of 19 U.S. Senators requesting assistance from the Biden Administration on European Union (EU) non-tariff trade barriers for U.S. peanut exports. Senators Raphael Warnock (D-GA) and Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) led the Senate’s effort on the letter. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) grades U.S. peanuts for quality and …

U.S. Peanut Federation Addresses EU Tariffs

Dan Exports/Imports, Peanuts

It was announced this week that the European Union has slapped new tariffs on in-shell peanuts and peanut kernels at a level of 25%. A move that was authorized by the World Trade Organization (WTO). According to a story from Tyron Spearman, the United States Peanut Federation (USPF) is working to protect European market access for U.S. peanuts against this latest round …