News – Alabama Peanut Producers Association

APPA Is Hiring

26 September 2022 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The Alabama Peanut Producers Association is looking to hire a Communications Coordinator. Please direct cover letters and resumes to Executive Director, Jacob Davis, at jdavis@alpeanuts.com.   APPA Communications Coordinator Job Announcement-2022

2022 National Peanut Festival Recipe Contest Set For Oct. 27

9 September 2022 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The 2022 National Peanut Festival (NPF) Recipe Contest is set for Thursday, October 27. Entries can be dropped off at the NPF Volunteer Building between 8 – 10 am. Judging begins at  10 a.m. Awards ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. at the NPF Bank Plus Arena.   Click this link for rules and entry […]

Wiregrass Annual Field Crops Day Set For August 19

28 July 2022 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The Wiregrass Research and Extension Center (WREC) in Headland, Alabama will host the annual Field Crops Day on Friday, August 19, 2022. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Field tours begin at 8 a.m. Lunch will follow.   Attendees to the field day will have the opportunity to tour research plots and listen to a variety […]

2022 Wiregrass Weed Tour to be held

27 June 2022 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The Wiregrass Research and Extension Center (WREC) in Headland, Alabama has announced plans for the 2022 Wiregrass Weed Tour on Thursday, July 7.   Registration begins at 4:30 pm in the WREC auditorium, with the program beginning at 4:45 pm.   Topics include Alite 27 resistant cotton update, PPO and auxin resistant Palmer management, grass […]

U.S. Peanut Federation Testifies at U.S. Senate Subcommittee Hearing focusing on Agricultural Trade

17 June 2022 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Legislative News News Peanuts & Political News

U.S. Peanut Federation Testifies at U.S. Senate Subcommittee Hearing focusing on Agricultural Trade   Chairman Warnock Notes EU Non-Tariff Trade Issue for Peanuts June 9, 2022 – Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management, and Trade, held a hearing June 9, 2022, on “Agricultural Trade: Priorities and Issues Facing America’s Farmers.” […]

Top Peanut Producing Counties Announced

26 May 2022 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The USDA – National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has announced the top  peanut producing counties in Alabama for 2021. Leading off the state in total peanuts produced is Houston County with 124,200,000 lbs. Geneva County follows with 74,850,000 lbs, Baldwin County with 74,660,000 lbs., Henry County with 70,380,000 lbs., and Escambia County rounds out the […]

EPA Approves Brake Section 18 label for Alabama Peanuts

8 April 2022 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Section 18 label for Brake® herbicide to be used in Alabama peanuts has been approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industry (ADAI) for resistant Palmer amaranth control. Peanut growers can take advantage of this new label as soon as the 2022 season.   Alabama counties included in this […]

Join us for the 2022 Southern Peanut Growers Conference

4 April 2022 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Registration is now open for the 2022 Southern Peanut Growers Conference, July 21-23 at Edgewater Beach Resort in Panama City Beach, Florida. This year’s theme is “Together Towards Tomorrow.” You can access conference registration, hotel information and sponsorship information at http://southernpeanutfarmers.org/southern-peanut-growers-conference/. Important Details Regarding Lodging There is no longer a block of rooms available at Edgewater […]

APPA Holds Annual Meeting

7 March 2022 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Peanut farmers from across Alabama gathered in Dothan for the 2022 Annual Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) meeting on Thursday, February 3. One order of business for this meeting was the election of five board of director seats. Having two seats in Geneva County, Jimmy Royce Helms and Jesse Scott were both re-elected to their […]

2022 Peanut Production Meetings Scheduled

9 February 2022 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

It’s the time of year when peanut farmers are making plans for the new growing season. There are several decisions to be made between now and planting time. The researchers who work for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Auburn University College of Agriculture are ready to share their research-based recommendations to help Alabama peanut […]