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. 

Looking For a Reason to Party? There’s a (Peanut) Day for That!

JANUARY 23, 2015--ATLANTA--Many foods have a day or week set aside to honor them. But perhaps no food has more celebrations planned year in and year out than the mighty peanut. And National Peanut Butter Day on Saturday kicks off the fun.

Farmer Stories

As the average age of America's farmers continues to rise, what will happen to the future of farming? Young farmers offer views.

Texas Peanut Producers Board Seeks Nominees for National Peanut Board

JANUARY 12, 2015--ATLANTA--The Texas Peanut Producers Board seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. TPPB will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during a meeting at 10 a.m. on Feb. 10, 2015, in the Ambassador Room at 101 East Ave. A in Seminole.

Georgia Peanut Commission Seeks National Peanut Board Nominees

JANUARY 12, 2015--ATLANTA--The Georgia Peanut Commission seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. The Georgia Peanut Commission will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during a meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. at the UGA NESPAL Seminar Room in Tifton, Georgia.

South Carolina Peanut Board Seeks Nominees to National Peanut Board

JANUARY 12, 2015--ATLANTA--The South Carolina Peanut Board seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. The South Carolina Peanut Board will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during a meeting on January 29, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. at the Santee Conference Center in Santee, S. C.

National Peanut Board Announces February Quarterly Board Meeting

JANUARY 7, 2015--ATLANTA--The National Peanut Board will hold its quarterly Board and committee meetings in Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 3 – 5, 2015. NPB’s Diversity Advisory Committee & Council will meet in conjunction with the board meeting. The Board’s Research Committee will consider requests for FY 15 funding for production research from state peanut producer organizations and universities.

At-Large States Seek National Peanut Board Nominees

DECEMBER 29, 2014--ATLANTA--The Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation will hold a nominations election to select two nominees for member and two nominees for the alternate member to be submitted to the National Peanut Board. The Louisiana Peanut Producer Caucus will be held on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. at LSU Ag Center Morehouse Parish County Agents Office, 9609 Marlatt Street, Bastrop, La., (318-281-5741).

Export Promotion

There is big demand for quality American foods abroad. We work cooperatively with the American Peanut Council to help USA-grown peanuts and products thrive in the export market.

Helpful Links and Resources

Find information about state and industry groups here.

Peanut Farming Yesterday and Today

Our timeline traces highlights in farming from its early years in America to the 21st century.
    

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