June 2, 2016--ATLANTA--The National Peanut Board, in coordination with the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Foundational Program and USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), announces a call for research grant applications for breakthroughs to improve food allergy diagnostic methods, and also discoveries that lead to increased efficiency in water usage for peanuts.
This is the second article in our Voices of Peanut Farming series. Just six percent of America’s farmers are under the age of 35, and only about 17 percent are younger than 45, according to USDA.1 As half of America’s farmers are poised to retire in the next 20 years.
AUGUST 12, 2015--ATLANTA—Following the success of last year’s series, “The Journey of a Peanut Butter Jar,” the National Peanut Board has launched a new multimedia educational series for consumers entitled “Voices of Peanut Farming.”
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