Diversity Oversight Committee Meeting and John Deere Plant Tour Planned for April Board Meeting

A green field with rows of peanut crops.Sep 1, 2023

MARCH 7, 2023 – ATLANTA – The National Peanut Board will hold its quarterly Board and committee meetings in Des Moines, Iowa, April 4 – 5 at the AC Hotel, 401 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309.

The meeting will include a session focused on promoting diversity as well as a grower communications committee session. Board members, alternates and staff will also tour the John Deere Plant located there.

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

Tuesday, April 4, 2023

10:15 – 10:45 AM NPB General Session

10:45 – 11:45 AM Domestic Promotions Committee

12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch

1:15 – 1:45 PM Budget and Finance Committee

1:45 – 2:15 PM By-Laws Committee

2:15 – 2:45 PM Grower Communications Committee

2:45 – 3:45 PM Diversity Oversight Committee

6:00 – 8:30 PM Dinner

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

All Day John Deere Plant Tours

6:30 – 8:30 PM Dinner

NPB Meeting Completes

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

The National Peanut Board represents all USA peanut farmers and their families. As farmers and stewards of the land, our mission is to improve the economic condition of USA peanut farmers and their families through compelling promotion and groundbreaking research.

NPB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, genetic information, parental status, and marital or family status. The NPB agrees that it will fully comply with any and all applicable Federal, State, and local equal employment opportunity statutes, ordinances, and regulations, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; the Equal Pay Act of 1963, and the Genetic Information Act of 2008. Persons requiring alternative means of program communication (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) or mobility assistance should contact NPB at 678-424-5750 prior to attending the NPB event in question.

The National Peanut Board’s Peanut Promotion, Research and Information Order can be accessed on the USDA Agricultural Marketing Services website, or can be downloaded by clicking here.

Please direct any questions or R.S.V.P. to Emily Cunningham, National Peanut Board, Administrative Specialist.

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