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Alabama Peanut Referendum Wins 91% Approval

21 April 2023 by: Kaycee Rippey In: News

Alabama peanut farmers voted to continue the current assessment on peanuts that is collected by the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries and administered by the Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA). In a referendum conducted on April 20, 2023, an unofficial but complete vote, ninety-one percent said “yes” to continuing APPA’s programs in education, promotion, […]

Alabama Extension Releases Ag Outlook 2023

11 April 2023 by: Kaycee Rippey In: News

Increasing prices were seen across the board for agriculture in the crops and livestock sectors in 2022. As a result, the USDA is projecting a 26.5 percent increase in net cash farm income in the US. Tempering that growth was the continued increase in production expenses in almost all expense categories. This is even more […]

Farm Bill Listening Sessions to be held

23 March 2023 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Legislative News News Peanuts & Political News

Congressman Barry Moore is hosting several Farm Bill Listening Sessions for Alabamians to attend regarding the upcoming Farm Bill reauthorization. The dates are:   April 4: 10 a.m. CT in Montgomery at Alabama Ag & Industries – 1145 Federal Drive, Montgomery, AL 36107   Please note the corrected address for this location. April 5: 10 a.m. CT […]

Peanut butter donation made for tornado relief

22 March 2023 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) partnered with Alabama Ag Credit, First South Farm Credit, Autauga County Famers Federation and Dallas County Farmers Federation to donate Peanut Proud peanut butter to the communities in Dallas and Autauga counties devastated by tornadoes in January 2023. While recovery efforts continue in the areas affected by the tornadoes, […]

Alabama legislators, Gov. Ivey celebrate peanut month

17 March 2023 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) celebrated National Peanut Month with a proclamation from Gov. Kay Ivey at the Alabama Capitol and a peanut day at the Alabama State House on March 16, 2023.   Carl Sanders, APPA President from Coffee County, and Billy Hixon, APPA board member for Pike County, led the House of Representatives […]

Peanut Referendum Vote set for April 20

28 February 2023 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Legislative News News

Notice is hereby given that the Alabama peanut referendum will be held on April 20, 2023, during established office hours between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. To obtain a list of the 2023 polling places, growers can contact the Alabama Peanut Producers Association office at 334-792-6482, any APPA Board member or visit the association website […]

Alabama 4-H Peanut Essay Winners Announced

10 February 2023 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) is proud to announce the winners of the Alabama 4-H Peanut Essay Contest. The theme for 2022-2023 was “Peanuts: Feeding the World.”   Thirty-three essays from 15 counties were submitted for the state contest. All 4-H’ers who had an essay submitted to the state contest received a peanut t-shirt. Winners […]

Farmers fine-tune operations at 2023 AL-FL Peanut Trade Show

7 February 2023 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

DOTHAN, Ala. (Feb. 3, 2023) – Peanut growers from Alabama and Florida were able to fine-tune their farming operations with information gained at the Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show February 2, 2023 at the National Peanut Festival fairgrounds in Dothan, Alabama. The trade show was hosted by Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) and Florida Peanut Producers […]

2023 APPA Annual Meeting Held Feb. 2

by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) held its annual meeting Feb. 2, 2023 in conjunction with the Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show in Dothan, Alabama.   Delegates elected open director positions for the APPA board as well. Glen Walters was re-elected to hold Covington County’s one seat. Jerry Byrd was re-elected to hold Dale County’s one […]

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.