Media

Peanuts are incredibly versatile. And so are the ways we learn about them. From farmer podcasts to peanut butter infographics to creative advertisements featuring America’s favorite nut, this section spotlights peanuts in all sorts of exciting new ways. 

National Peanut Board to Set Direction for FY-18 at Quarterly Board Meeting

June 22, 2017 – ATLANTAThe National Peanut Board will set strategic direction for the FY-18 program of work and budget at its next quarterly board meeting July 19 and 20, 2017 at Miramar Beach, Fla. The meeting will precede the 19th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference July 20-22 at the same location.

National Peanut Board Expands Reach of Research Dollars with NIFA Co-Funding

June 20, 2017 – ATLANTAThe National Peanut Board, along with funding partner USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), announces the awarding of research grants totaling $ 1.4 million to help find solutions to two vexing issues: accurate diagnosis of peanut and food allergies and continuous improvements in water use efficiency in peanuts.

2020 Strategic Plan Positions Peanuts for Optimistic Future

April 19, 2017 – ATLANTATo make sure that positive momentum continues into the future – and to keep growers prepared for potential challenges that could arise – the National Peanut Board approved a new strategic plan at its quarterly meeting April 5-6 in Starkville, Miss.  The plan establishes measurable goals and strategies for the organization’s work through the end of FY20 in October 2020, and ensures it focuses on the most important opportunities and needs ahead. 

National Peanut Board Plans Listening Session, Tour for Quarterly Meeting in Miss.

March 7, 2017 – ATLANTAThe National Peanut Board has scheduled its quarterly Board and committee meetings for April 5-6, 2017, in Starkville, Miss. at the Courtyard Marriott at The Mill Conference Center, 100 Mercantile Street.  The meeting will include a Grower Listening Session with an information exchange between the National Peanut Board and the Mississippi Peanut Growers Association.

National Peanut Board Allocates $1.8 Million for FY-17 Production Research Projects

February 15, 2017 – ATLANTA – The National Peanut Board held its quarterly board meeting in Atlanta Feb. 7-8, and addressed funding for FY-17 state production research projects. Recommendations for 69 project proposals totaling $1.8 million were reviewed and approved.

Texas Peanut Producers Board Seeks Nominees for National Peanut Board Alternate

Feb. 1, 2017 – ATLANTA The Texas Peanut Producers Board is seeking eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. Texas Peanut Producers Board will hold a nominations election meeting to select two nominees for the position of alternate to the National Peanut Board at 9:00 a.m. (CST) on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Barons Creekside Resort, 316 Goehmann Lane, Fredericksburg, Texas, 78624 (first floor of the “Big Lodge”).

Virginia Peanut Growers Association Seeks Nominees to Serve on National Peanut Board

Jan. 14, 2017 – ATLANTA The Virginia Peanut Growers Association is seeking eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. Virginia Peanut Growers Association will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at the South Hampton County Fairgrounds, 25376 New Market Road, Courtland, Va., 23837.

North Carolina Peanut Growers Association Seeks Nominees for National Peanut Board

Jan. 17, 2017 – ATLANTA The North Carolina Peanut Growers Association is seeking eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. North Carolina Peanut Growers Association will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board on Friday, April 7, 2017, at the Roanoke Country Club, 1380 Fairway Drive, Williamston, NC, 27892.

Florida Peanut Producers Association Seeks Nominees to Serve on National Peanut Board

Jan. 16, 2017 – ATLANTA The Florida Peanut Producers Association is seeking eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. Florida Peanut Producers Association will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at the Jackson County Agricultural Complex and Conference Center, 2741 Penn Avenue, Marianna, Fla., 32448

Research Proposals To Be Reviewed at Upcoming National Peanut Board Quarterly Meeting

Jan. 7, 2017 – ATLANTAThe National Peanut Board will hold its quarterly Board and committee meetings in Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 7, 2017. NPB’s Diversity Advisory Committee & Council will hold its yearly meeting during the board meeting. The Board’s Research Committee will consider requests for FY-17 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.

    

You must be logged in to view this item.

This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.