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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:   https://peanut-institute.com/new-study-shows-peanuts-match-almonds-for-controlling-diabetes/

Georgia Ag Disaster Meeting Video

24 October 2018 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

To view the video from the Ag Disaster meeting held in Tifton, GA on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, go to the following site: http://www.gapeanuts.com/hurricanemichaelinfo.php

Make Plans to Attend the 2018 Alabama Row Crops Short Course

18 October 2018 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Please mark your calendars for the 2018 Alabama Row Crops Short Course, a 1 and half-day event to provide farmers, crop consultants, and extension agents with cutting edge information on management practices and technologies for increasing production​. ​You can register for free online at: http://www.aces.edu/go/946 For more information, contact Brenda Ortiz at bvo0001@auburn.edu or Audrey Gamble at avg0001@auburn.edu.    

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: http://bit.ly/PeanutSuperfood

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 www.americaspeanutfamers.com.

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 […]

Wiregrass Area Pod Blast Schedule Announced

10 August 2018 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Jimmy Jones, Henry County Extension Coordinator, has announced the Wiregrass Area Pod Blast Schedule for 2018. See the schedule by clicking on this link: 2018 Pod Blast Schedule Contact Jimmy Jones for additional information at 334-585-6416 or 334-726-1804.

National Peanut Board, Peanut Industry Partners Expand Research Dollars

by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The National Peanut Board, along with funding partner USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), announces the awarding of three research grants focusing on genomics-enabled plant breeding.   Collaborating with two peanut industry funding partners, the Southeastern Peanut Research Initiative (SPRI) and the Peanut Foundation, the National Peanut Board was able to allocate $542,226. […]

Mr. Jimmy Miller is 2018 Farm Press Peanut Efficiency Winner

24 July 2018 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Congratulations to Mr. Jimmy Miller, of Snead, Ala., for being awarded the 2018 Farm Press Peanut Efficiency winner for the Lower Southeast States. To read more about Mr. Jimmy and his award, go to: https://www.southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/jimmy-miller-s-contour-dryland-farming-brings-impressive-peanut-yields