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Calendar of Events

Stay up-to-date on upcoming state, national and international peanut meetings, conferences and other events relevant to America's peanut growers.

National Peanut Board Announces Quarterly Board Meeting

MARCH 1, 2016--ATLANTAThe National Peanut Board has scheduled its quarterly Board and committee meetings for March 29 and 30, 2016, at The Skirvin Hilton in Oklahoma City, Okla. The meeting will include a Grower Listening Session with an information exchange between the National Peanut Board and the Oklahoma Peanut Commission. In addition, a tour of the Oklahoma State University Research Facility in Stillwater, Okla., is planned.

National Peanut Board Approves FY-16 Production Research Projects, Encourages Diversity

FEBRUARY 10, 2016--ATLANTA – The National Peanut Board held its quarterly board meeting in Atlanta Feb. 3-4, 2016 and addressed funding for FY-16 state production research projects. Recommendations for 51 project proposals totaling $1.98 million were reviewed and approved. Since 2001, NPB has invested more than $25 million in production research.

How the National Peanut Board Works for America's Peanut Farmers

How is National Peanut Board funded? How do growers get on the Board? What is National Peanut Board doing about the allergy issue? Get answers here.

New Mexico Peanut Growers Association Seeks National Peanut Board Nominees

FEBRUARY 2, 2016--ATLANTA--The New Mexico Peanut Growers Association is seeking eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. New Mexico Peanut Growers Association will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Mark’s Grill Restaurant, 1126 W. First Street, Portales, NM.

Arkansas Peanut Growers Association Seeks National Peanut Board Nominees

FEBRUARY 2, 2016--ATLANTA--The Arkansas Peanut Growers Association is seeking eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. Arkansas Peanut Growers Association will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at Walnut Ridge Country Club, 249 Lawrence Road 408, Walnut Ridge, Ark.

Oklahoma Peanut Commission Seeks National Peanut Board Nominees

FEBRUARY 2, 2016--ATLANTA--The Oklahoma Peanut Commission is seeking eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. Oklahoma Peanut Commission will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during the Oklahoma Peanut EXPO on Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at Western Oklahoma State College, 2801 North Main, Altus, Okla.

Four Recipe Favorites from the Farm

Peanut farmers put their hearts and souls into the crops that they grow. Dozens have volunteered their time and energy over the years to serve on the National Peanut Board to promote peanuts. During their tenure, we get to know not just the Board members but also their spouses and families. Unsurprisingly, peanuts take a starring role in many of their family meals. Four long-serving members cycled off the Board this year and here they share their favorite family peanut recipes with us.

Production Research Proposals, Diversity Session On Agenda for National Peanut Board’s Quarterly Board Meeting

JANUARY 4, 2016--ATLANTA--The National Peanut Board will hold its quarterly Board and committee meetings in Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 3 – 4, 2016. NPB’s Diversity Advisory Committee & Council will meet in conjunction with the board meeting.The Board’s Research Committee will consider requests for FY-16 funding for production research from state peanut producer organizations and universities.

National Peanut Board Elects New Officers; New Members and Alternates Sworn In

DECEMBER 16, 2015--ATLANTA--Gayle White, a farmer from Frederick, Okla. was elected chairman of the 12-member National Peanut Board last week during the Board’s quarterly meeting in Atlanta, Ga. White, who is the Oklahoma member and had been the board’s treasurer, will begin her one-year term Jan. 1. National Peanut Board also elected Ed White of Newville, Ala. as vice-chairman; Greg Gill of Walnut Ridge, Ark. as treasurer; and Dan Ward of Clarkton, N.C. as secretary. These officers will serve one-year terms beginning Jan. 1.

         

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