Farmers

At the National Peanut Board, we represent all USA peanut farmers and their families. Through research and marketing initiatives, we’re finding new ways to enhance production and increase the demand of USA-grown peanuts. See how advances in research, technology and farming techniques have increased the sustainability of peanut farming. Meet the men and women who grow America’s favorite nut. 

National Peanut Board “Goes All In” with Golin for Integrated Marketing

JULY 10, 2015--ATLANTA--After 15 years working with Golin as its public relations agency of record, the National Peanut Board today announced the agency will expand its role to include advertising and marketing, following a competitive review that included agencies from every discipline.

Marketing and Promotions Program

From business development and reputation management activities to public relations and advertising, NPB helps spur demand for USA-grown peanuts.

Sustainability

Farmers believed in the sustainability of our natural resources long before it became popular. Farmers invest in the land and research to ensure a sustainable future.

Half of Americans Lack Knowledge about Food Allergies, Survey Finds

APRIL 30, 2015--ATLANTA--Forty nine percent of Americans say they are only somewhat or not at all knowledgeable about food allergies, according to a new national survey of 1,031 American adults. The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Connection Team (FAACT) and American College of Asthma, Allergy & Immunology (ACAAI) are launching a public service campaign to raise awareness of accurate food allergy diagnosis and effective management. Through public service advertising and traditional and social media, Americans will be encouraged to visit livingwithfoodallergies.org ? and then take their questions and concerns to a board-certified allergist.

From Seed to Market

Understand the life cycle of a peanut crop from planting season through harvest and processing until it arrives on your store's shelves.

America’s Peanut Farmers & Project PB&J Make Sandwiches for New Yorkers in Need on National PB&J Day

The National Peanut Board wrapped up a week of spreading #peanutpower in New York City with a Project PB&J spreading party. In honor of National Peanut Butter & Jelly Day on April 2, America’s peanut farmers teamed up with Which Wich®, Skippy® and One Sandwich at a Time to race the clock and make 1,000 PB&J’s in one hour for the hungry in New York City.

USDA-FSA Offers Growers Relief through Special Storage Agreement

MARCH 25, 2015--ATLANTA--The November 2014 bankruptcy of the U.S. peanut processor Clint Williams Company, an affiliate of the Texoma Peanut Company, had the potential to devastate the peanut industry in the Southwest; voiding the contracts peanut farmers had with the company. National Peanut Board, Mississippi Peanut Growers Association, Oklahoma Peanut Commission, Texas Peanut Producers Board, Western Peanut Growers Association and Southern Peanut Farmers Federation joined forces to request that USDA-FSA help protect producers. INCLUDES: Producer Information Meeting Schedule.

Production Research

Since 2001, National Peanut Board has invested more than $23 million to help fund more than 900 research projects. Everyone benefits when research helps keep the crop efficient by reducing production costs and increasing yields.

USDA Appoints New Mississippi Alternate Member to National Peanut Board

FEBRUARY 4, 2015--ATLANTA--United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently appointed Lonnie Fortner of Port Gibson, Miss. as the alternate member for Mississippi on the National Peanut Board. Fortner’s term will begin immediately and end on Dec. 31, 2016.

Florida Peanut Producers Association Seeks National Peanut Board Nominees

JANUARY 27, 2015--ATLANTA--The Florida Peanut Producers Association is seeking eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. Florida Peanut Producers will hold a nominations election to select an alternate to the National Peanut Board (NPB) during the Florida Peanut Producers Association Annual Membership Meeting on March 19, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. (CST) at the Jackson County Agricultural Complex on Penn Avenue in Marianna, Fla. All eligible producers are encouraged to participate.

         

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