National Peanut Board Announces February Quarterly Board Meeting

JANUARY 7, 2015--ATLANTAThe 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. Funding production research to make America’s peanut farmers more competitive is a core part of the Board’s mission.

One morning will be dedicated to a media training session conducted by NPB’s public relations partner, Golin. National Peanut Board members and alternates are frequently asked questions and sought after for media interviews about a variety of topics within the peanut industry.

All meetings take place at 3350 Riverwood Parkway SE, Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30339 (Phone: 678-424-5750). The National Peanut Board and committee meeting schedule is as follows:

February 4, 2015
Meeting Location: 3350 Riverwood Parkway, SE, Suite 100
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Media Training

12:00 – 1:15 p.m.


1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

NPB General Session

2:15 – 3:45 p.m.

Promotions & Reputation Management Committee
3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 – 4:30 p.m. Budget & Finance Committee


February 5, 2015
Meeting Location: 3350 Riverwood Parkway, SE, Suite 100
8:00 – 9:00 a.m. NPB General Sessions
9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Research Committee Review of State of Research Proposals for FY 15 Funding
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Research CommitteeReview and Wrap-Up
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Diversity Advisory Committee & Council
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. NPB General Session Reconvenes
1:00 p.m. Adjournment

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