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Early Introduction of Peanuts Helps Avoid Allergies

22 May 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

Houston County farmer Fred Helms has been growing peanuts 43 years. He said nothing is more important than growing a safe, delicious, nutritious product people enjoy. That’s why he and other farmers support research to address food allergies.   “America’s peanut farmers, through the National Peanut Board (NPB), have contributed more than $25.3 million for […]

Davis joins APPA staff as new executive director

1 May 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

  Jacob Davis joined the Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) as its executive director May 1. APPA serves over 900 peanut farmers and is an affiliate of the Alabama Farmers Federation.   Davis takes the helm after a 25-year career focused on agriscience education.   “I’ve been privileged to work closely with individuals from the […]

Ag Community request immediate attention to disaster relief

22 April 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Legislative News News Peanuts & Political News

The Alabama Peanut Producers Association along with 134 agriculture organizations and businesses requested immediate action to address the dire situations impacting farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and rural communities across the nation. The letter, mailed on April 19, was sent to President Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and Minority Leader […]

Peanut Butter Toffee Dip Recipe

10 April 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Peanuts & Your Health

Peanut Butter Toffee Dip 8 ounces of cream cheese, softened 1 cup light brown sugar 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup toffee bits (plain or chocolate covered), divided apples, vanilla wafer cookies, or celery for dipping   Place softened cream cheese in a medium bowl and whip with hand-held mixer until […]

2019 Southern Peanut Growers Conference – REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

1 April 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

You can now register to attend the 2019 Southern Peanut Growers Conference, July 18-20 at the Edgewater Beach and Golf Resort in Panama City Beach, Florida. Register Online Conference Details Download Sponsorship Packet Resort reservations can be made by calling 1-855-512-3843 and providing the Booking ID: 10Z6G7. Rooms can be reserved within the conference room block until […]

NPB’s New “Size 4 to 6 Months” Consumer Campaign Encourages Early Introduction of Peanut to Infants

25 March 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

The National Peanut Board continues to advance the conversation around peanut allergy prevention with the launch today of its 2019 early introduction consumer campaign, “Size 4 to 6 Months.”   When the guidelines for early introduction of peanut foods to help prevent allergies were released by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the Board took […]

USDA Announces Voting Period for Continuance Referendum for National Peanut Research and Promotion Program

13 March 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

USDA Announces Voting Period for Continuance Referendum for National Peanut Research and Promotion Program   For the first time, eligible peanut producers can opt to vote electronically or by paper ballot. March 12, 2019 – ATLANTA, GA – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published a notice in the Federal Register announcing a referendum among […]

Bipartisan Senators Introduce Major Disaster Relief Package

28 February 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Legislative News News Peanuts & Political News

Bipartisan Senators Introduce Major Disaster Relief Package – President Trump Drives Effort For Disaster Relief Funding     (WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 26, 2019) – U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Doug Jones (D-AL), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Rick Scott (R-FL), Tim Scott (R-SC), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) today introduced a bipartisan […]

Peanuts: The Superfood That Fights Cancer

13 February 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

CANCER AFFECTS MILLIONS OF LIVES EVERY YEAR & PEANUTS CAN DELIVER A PUNCH! The Peanut Institute is bringing awareness of the cancer fighting properties of peanuts to do their part in creating a healthier world.   Multiple studies have found associations between nut consumption and reduced risk of cancer mortality. In fact it has been […]

2019 Alabama/ Florida Peanut Trade Show A Success

by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show was held Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the National Peanut Festival fairgrounds in Dothan, Alabama. Over 300 peanut growers and industry partners from Alabama and Florida attended to view industry products and services offered by more than 60 exhibitors. The trade show is sponsored by the Alabama Peanut Producers Association […]