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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 […]

Dates Set for Alabama Peanut Production Meetings

9 January 2019 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The Alabama Peanut Producers Association, Auburn University College of Agriculture, and Alabama Cooperative Extension System have set the dates for the 2019 Alabama Peanut Production Meetings. We hope you will make plans to attend the meeting closest to you to learn about the latest research and recommendations coming from our peanut specialists to help you […]

Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show is Feb. 7, 2019

by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Make plans now to attend the 2019 Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show on Thursday, Feb. 7 at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan, Alabama. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. A free, catered lunch will begin at noon, with a short program to follow. Peanut growers from Alabama and Florida are encouraged to attend this […]

Sanders re-appointed to Peanut Standards Board

7 December 2018 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Carl Sanders, President of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association, has been re-appointed to serve on the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Peanut Standards Board through June 2021. He was appointed by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. “Recommendations developed by the Peanut Standards Board have played an important part in the production and marketing of peanuts in […]

2018 National Peanut Festival Recipe Contest Winners

30 November 2018 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Congratulations to the 2018 National Peanut Festival Recipe Contest winners! The Adult Grand Prize Winner was Kathryn Conrad of Cottonwood, Ala., with her 3-Layer Peanut Butter Cake. The Student Grand Prize Winner was Skyler Brannon of Hartford, Ala. with her PaPa’s Old-Fashioned Peanut Candy. Click here to get their winning recipes.

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/