News – Alabama Peanut Producers Association

Executive Director Position Opening at APPA

27 January 2023 by: Kaycee Rippey In: News

Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) and Alabama Farmers Federation is currently seeking applicants for an Executive Director to lead APPA. To view job description and apply,  visit https://www.alfainsurance.com/about-alfa/careers/career-opportunities, scroll down to Commodity Director I job posting.

AFBF Signs Right to Repair Memorandum of Understanding with John Deere

13 January 2023 by: Kaycee Rippey In: News

The American Farm Bureau Federation and John Deere signed a memorandum of understanding today that ensures farmers’ and ranchers’ right to repair their own farm equipment. The MOU, signed at the 2023 AFBF Convention in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is the culmination of several years of discussions between AFBF and John Deere.   “AFBF is […]

National Peanut Board Seeks Nominees

3 January 2023 by: Kaycee Rippey In: News

The Alabama Peanut Producers Association seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. The Alabama Peanut Producers Association will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during a meeting on February 2, 2023, following the Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade […]

2022 Census of Agriculture

22 December 2022 by: Kaycee Rippey In: News

The Census of Agriculture is a complete count of America’s farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Taken every five years, the census provides valuable information used at the local, state, and national levels to plan for the future. The census is the only source of uniform, comprehensive agricultural data for every state, […]

USDA to Collect Final 2022 Crop Data

17 November 2022 by: Kaycee Rippey In: News

Athens, GA – As the 2022 growing season officially comes to an end, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will contact producers nationwide to gather final year-end crop production numbers and the amount of grain and oilseeds they store on their farms. At the same time, NASS will survey grain facility […]

Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show Set For Feb. 2, 2023

21 October 2022 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The Alabama Peanut Producers Association and Florida Peanut Producers Association invite peanut growers and industry representatives from their respective states to attend the 2023 Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show on Thursday, Feb. 2 at the National Peanut Festival fairgrounds in Dothan, Alabama. Doors will open at 8:30 am.   Attendees will have the opportunity to interact […]

USDA Provides Payments of nearly $800 Million in Assistance to Help Keep Farmers Farming

19 October 2022 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Legislative News News Peanuts & Political News

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that distressed borrowers with qualifying USDA farm loans have already received nearly $800 million in assistance, as part of the $3.1 billion in assistance for distressed farm loan borrowers provided through Section 22006 of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). The IRA directed […]

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 […]