News – Alabama Peanut Producers Assocaition

McMillan testifies during U.S. House Ag Committee hearing on farm bill

5 April 2017 by: alp_admin In: News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tim McMillan, farmer from Enigma, Georgia, testified April 4, 2017 in support of maintaining the peanut provisions of the 2014 Farm Bill and the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program in the next farm bill. In his testimony, McMillan says, “If the PLC program had not been in place, I am afraid many […]

U.S. peanut industry donates 30,000 jars of peanut butter to Capital Area Food

24 March 2017 by: alp_admin In: News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. peanut industry donated more than 30,000 jars of peanut butter to Capital Area Food Bank in Washington, D.C. on National Ag Day, March 21, 2017. The Capital Area Food Bank is the largest organization in the   Washington metro area working to solve hunger and its companion problems: chronic undernutrition, […]

Auburn, NPRL Release New Peanut Variety

8 March 2017 by: alp_admin In: News

Auburn, NPRL Release New Peanut Variety Auburn University might be relatively new to the peanut breeding business, but its just-released runner peanut variety is already winning accolades for its high yields, resistance to disease and healthy traits. The new release—AU-NPL 17—is the product of a peanut breeding program operated jointly by the College of Agriculture’s […]

16 February 2017 by: alp_admin In: News

The Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show was again deemed a huge success. The event was held on February 9, 2017 at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan, Ala. This year’s attendance reached more than 600 with the largest number of exhibitors ever participating. Peanut producers, along with others interested in the peanut industry and in […]

Peanuts, the healthy snack!

by: alp_admin In: News

Over 250 legislators and farmers from across the state enjoyed sampling locally grown and produced foods during the Taste of Alabama Legislative Reception Feb. 15 at the Alabama Farmers Federation’s Montgomery, Ala. home office. Staff from the Alabama Peanut Producers Association grilled up some peanut butter and jelly sandwiches that are always a hit at […]

27 January 2017 by: alp_admin In: News

Peanut growers across the state are encouraged to attend one of the 2017 Peanut Production Meetings list below. A variety of researchers from Auburn University and the National Peanut Research Lab will be speaking. A meal will be served. For more information contact: APPA at 334-792-6482 February 21 11:00 a.m. The Lighthouse Restaurant Irvington, AL […]

26 January 2017 by: alp_admin In: News

The 12th annual Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show will be held Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds, located on Hwy. 231 South in Dothan, Alabama. Sponsored by the Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) and the Florida Peanut Producers Association (FPPA), the one-day event offers farmers a full day to view the industry […]

8 November 2016 by: alp_admin In: News

The 2016 National Peanut Festival in Dothan, Ala. is well underway with thousands coming through the gates each night. If you plan on attending, make sure you stop by the Peanut Pavilion located near to agriculture buildings on the south side of the fairgrounds. Members from the Alabama Peanut Producers Association will be handing out samples […]

Peanut harvesting is in high gear….

31 October 2016 by: alp_admin In: News

Deadline extended

27 May 2016 by: alp_admin In: News

USDA extends deadline for recording farm structure Gives non-family farming operations more time to restructure in response to ‘Actively Engaged’ farm management rule WASHINGTON, May 27, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced a one-time, 30-day extension to the June 1 deadline for recording farm organization structures related to Actively Engaged in Farming determinations. […]