News – Alabama Peanut Producers Assocaition

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. […]

Peanuts are a home run

21 April 2016 by: alp_admin In: News

It’s time to swing into Spring, baseball and ball park visits. While you are keeping track of hits, runs and errors, let’s look at the statistics of the typical ballpark food. Don’t be thrown a curveball when it comes to fueling yourself. Look below to find your own sweet spot when it comes to balancing […]

7 April 2016 by: alp_admin In: News

The 18th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference will be held July 21-23, 2016 at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Miramar Beach, Florida. The three-day event provides farmers with information peanut production, legislative issues, marketing and promotions. In addition to the conference sessions, the event focuses on the family by offering a ladies program and […]

30 March 2016 by: alp_admin In: News

Millennial Americans -a generation that has grown up learning to cope with an increase in all food allergies and an explosion in food and snack options -say peanut butter and peanuts are the nut products they consume most often. That’s the finding of a new study conducted by The Bantam Group, on behalf of the […]