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2019 Alabama/ Florida Peanut Trade Show A Success

13 February 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show was held Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the National Peanut Festival fairgrounds in Dothan, Alabama. Over 300 peanut growers and industry partners from Alabama and Florida attended to view industry products and services offered by more than 60 exhibitors. The trade show is sponsored by the Alabama Peanut Producers Association […]

Dates Set for Alabama Peanut Production Meetings

9 January 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The Alabama Peanut Producers Association, Auburn University College of Agriculture, and Alabama Cooperative Extension System have set the dates for the 2019 Alabama Peanut Production Meetings. We hope you will make plans to attend the meeting closest to you to learn about the latest research and recommendations coming from our peanut specialists to help you […]

Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show is Feb. 7, 2019

by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Make plans now to attend the 2019 Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show on Thursday, Feb. 7 at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan, Alabama. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. A free, catered lunch will begin at noon, with a short program to follow. Peanut growers from Alabama and Florida are encouraged to attend this […]

Sanders re-appointed to Peanut Standards Board

7 December 2018 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Carl Sanders, President of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association, has been re-appointed to serve on the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Peanut Standards Board through June 2021. He was appointed by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. “Recommendations developed by the Peanut Standards Board have played an important part in the production and marketing of peanuts in […]

2018 National Peanut Festival Recipe Contest Winners

30 November 2018 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Congratulations to the 2018 National Peanut Festival Recipe Contest winners! The Adult Grand Prize Winner was Kathryn Conrad of Cottonwood, Ala., with her 3-Layer Peanut Butter Cake. The Student Grand Prize Winner was Skyler Brannon of Hartford, Ala. with her PaPa’s Old-Fashioned Peanut Candy. Click here to get their winning recipes.

New Study Shows Peanuts Match Almonds for Controlling Diabetes

16 November 2018 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

Low-cost Peanuts Deliver Numerous Superfood Health Benefits   The Peanut Institute has released a new study that found that peanuts are just as good as almonds for lowering blood glucose levels in diabetic patients. Read the article at:

Peanuts: A Superfood with Super Powers

20 September 2018 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

Peanuts Rise to Superfood Status – New report from The Peanut Institute Research Shows Reduced Risk of Cancer, Heart Disease and Diabetes with Peanut Consumption Read more at:

America’s Peanut Farmers Video Release

23 August 2018 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Uncategorized

Meet America’s peanut farmers and learn more about their passion for farming and supplying consumers with an affordable, sustainable and nutritious product. Watch the video at

Deadline Extended for Peanut Leadership Academy Class XI Applications – Due Oct. 31, 2018

22 August 2018 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The deadline for applications has been extended to October 31, 2018. Applications are now being accepted for Class XI of the Peanut Leadership Academy. To be eligible for participation, candidates must derive their primary livelihood from farming and currently produce peanuts, make a commitment to the program and agree to attend all sessions except in […]

Peanut Caucus Co-Chairs Bishop and Roby Urge USDA to Respond to China’s Proposed Peanut Tariffs

17 August 2018 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Legislative News News Peanuts & Political News

Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and Congresswoman Martha Roby (AL-02), Co-Chairs of the House Peanut Caucus, sent a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to respond to recent negative trade actions by China that threaten the U.S. peanut industry.   They specifically encouraged USDA to consider the […]