News – Alabama Peanut Producers Association

USDA Issues Second Tranche of Market Facilitation Program

25 November 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Legislative News News

(Washington, D.C., Nov. 15) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the second tranche of 2019 Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments aimed at assisting farmers suffering from damage due to unjustified trade retaliation by foreign nations. The payments will begin the week before Thanksgiving. Producers of MFP-eligible commodities will now be eligible to […]

Culinarians Attend Farm-to-Table Harvest Tour

30 October 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Some of the nation’s top chefs, food bloggers and culinary arts instructors dug into the heart of peanut country when they attended the farm-to-table Peanut Harvest Tour in Dothan, Oct. 20-23.   Sponsored by the Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA), Southern Peanut Growers and the National Peanut Board, the event included farm tours and stops […]

November 30/30 Peanut Challenge

29 October 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

November 30/30 Peanut Challenge Starting NOVEMBER 1st, join the 30/30 Peanut Challenge, and kick-off a healthy habit that helps you feel your best for years to come!   By eating just one serving of peanuts or peanut butter per day for 30 days, you’ll get more nutrients we normally miss out on, along with protection […]

2019 Alabama Irrigation Income Tax Credit

28 October 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries (ADAI) established an irrigation webpage as a result of HB 260, which was signed by the Governor on March 28, 2018. Please view the weblink below: http://agi.alabama.gov/s/irrigation ADAI is requesting that producers who performed agriculture irrigation upgrades in the 2019 calendar year to complete the required irrigation questionnaire. The […]

Peanuts Fare Well in U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement

8 October 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Political News

Peanuts Fare Well in U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement Signed on Oct. 7, 2019   Japan imported about $36 million of U.S. peanuts and peanut products in 2018, including $5 million of U.S. peanut butter. Japan maintains a 75,000-ton WTO Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) for peanuts, which has an out-of-quota duty of 617 yen per kilogram (approximately […]

Harvest Progresses Even With Dry Weather

7 October 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

As the 2019 peanut growing season comes to an end, we have continued to see the differences in growing conditions from one year to the next, like the extreme temperatures and the spotted and sparsely scattered rain showers we have experienced this year. Even Alabama’s peanut acreage has been reduced from 163,000 acres in 2018 […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Shake Recipe

16 September 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Peanuts & Your Health

We sampled this peanut butter and chocolate shake at the Auburn University’s College Agriculture Ag Roundup on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. It was a hit! It’s delicious and healthy!   Peanut Butter Chocolate Shake   1 cup low fat chocolate milk 1 frozen banana ** 2 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter   Blend until smooth. Serve […]

FDA recommends to approve first peanut allergy treatment

by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

Advisers to the Food and Drug Administration voted Friday to recommend approval of a first-of-its-kind peanut allergy treatment, which can desensitize children to potentially life-threatening allergies. If the agency follows through and approves the drug, it would be the first of what’s expected to be a wave of new food allergy treatments that prevent a reaction, […]

Peanut Leadership Academy XI Tours Texas

30 August 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The Peanut Leadership Academy XI (PLA) held their third session in Lubbock,Texas, August 12-15, 2019.   The class began the session at the farm of Gary Jackson, who grows peanuts, cotton, corn, peppers, and rosemary. He explained that he tries to grow a diverse set of crops as a way to maximize profitability and hedge […]

Purchase Your Favorite Peanuts Online

19 August 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The Alabama Peanut Producers Association has a new online store open. You can purchase 12 ounce cans of Skinless Salted, Honey Roasted, and Butter Toffee peanuts. They are sold in a full case (12 cans), half case (6 cans) and a tri-pack (3 cans), and they can be mixed.   You can also purchase a […]