National Peanut Board Plans FY-17 at Upcoming Board Meeting

June 20, 2016 – ATLANTAThe National Peanut Board will set strategic direction for the FY-17 program of work and budget at its next quarterly board meeting July 20 and 21, 2016 in Destin, Fla. The meeting will coincide with The Southern Peanut Growers Conference July 21-23 at the same location.

All NPB meetings will take place in Baytowne Conference Center, Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, 9300 Emerald Coast Pkwy., Destin, Fla., 32541. Phone: (850) 267-8000 or (800) 622-1038.  

The Board begins the planning process each year by assessing consumer attitudes and market conditions and setting strategic objectives to increase consumption of USA-grown peanuts. The National Peanut Board’s FY-17 begins Nov. 1, 2016 and ends Oct. 31, 2017.   

The National Peanut Board and committee meeting schedule is as follows:


Meeting Location:                           Baytowne Conference Center, 2nd floor, Azalea Ballroom 3

10:15 – 10:45 a.m.                           General Session

10:45 – 12:00 p.m.                          Domestic Promotions Committee

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.                             Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.                               Budget & Finance Committee

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.                               Export Committee

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.                                Bylaws & Policy Committee

2:30 – 2:45 p.m.                               Break

2:45 – 4:45 p.m.                               FY-17 Program of Work Presentation

4:45 pm                                               Adjourn for day



Meeting Location:                           Baytowne Conference Center, 1st floor, Magnolia D

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.                                  FY – 17 Program of Work & Budget Work Session

Discussion/Q & A on presented recommendations; Detailed review of plan and associated costs; Instructions to staff for additional research, changes, additions or recalculations

9:30– 10:30 a.m.                              Final Review of FY-17 Budget for approval

10:30 – 10:45 a.m.                           Break

10:45 – 11:45 a.m.                           General Session reconvenes

12:00 p.m.                                          Adjournment


A copy of the procedures governing National Peanut Board meetings is available upon request.

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