The Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) has been Turning Resources Into Results since 1957. The Association is committed to representing the interests of growers through a variety of promotions, research and educational programs. Activities target state and national levels for the enhancement and unity of the entire peanut industry.

The Association is voluntarily funded by peanut growers and its program is directed by a board of 15 growers. Directors are elected by grower delegates from each of the major peanut producing counties. The number of delegates from each county is determined by the number of acres in that particular county.

APPA became the second peanut producing state to formulize a check-off program and grower organization in 1956. The office of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association is located at 1810 Reeves Street in Dothan, Alabama. Mailing address for the Association is P.O. Box 8805, Dothan, Alabama 36304.

You may also contact us by phone at 334-792-6482, fax at 334-792-5876, or email us at


Libbie Johnson

Executive Director

Kaye Lynn Hataway

Assistant Executive Director
& Promotions Coordinator

Kaycee Rippey

Communications &
Research Manager

Jamie Barber

Office Manager


Carl Sanders

Coffee County

Mark Kaiser

Vice President
Baldwin County

Jerry Byrd

Dale County

Thomas Adams

Henry County

Tom Corcoran

Barbour County

Darrin Driskell

Mobile County

Fred Helms

Houston County

Jimmy Royce Helms

Geneva County

Billy Hixon

Pike County

George Jeffcoat

Houston County

Ashley Kelley

Covington County

Jesse Scott

Geneva County

Joel Sirmon

Baldwin County

Jason Weber

Escambia County

Ed White

Henry County