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Peanut Allergy Treatment Provides Parents Hope

25 February 2021 by: Abby Himburg In: Alabama Peanut Blog News Peanuts & Your Health

Henry County parents, Caleb and Freda Bristow were heartbroken, yet determined after finding out their youngest son Sam, suffered from a peanut allergy. For some parents this information may seem frustrating and inconvenient but for the Bristow family it was very problematic.   Caleb Bristow grew up on a peanut farm, manages a peanut buying […]


16 February 2021 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

ATHENS, GA – As the 2021 crop production season begins, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will contact producers nationwide to determine their plans for the upcoming growing season.   “Each year, the agriculture industry awaits USDA’s Prospective Plantings report, which provides the first survey-based estimates of U.S. farmers’ planting intentions […]

Alabama Peanut Producers Association Holds Annual Meeting

8 February 2021 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Peanut farmers from across Alabama gathered in Dothan for the 2021 Annual Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) meeting on Thursday, February 4.   During the meeting the delegates elected open director positions for the APPA board. Baldwin County had two director seats open. Mark Kaiser and Joel Sirmon were both re-elected to those positions. Carl […]

Job Posting for Office Manager

7 January 2021 by: Abby Himburg In: News

The Alabama Peanut Producers Association is looking to hire an Office Manager. Please direct cover letters and resumes to Executive Director, Jacob Davis, at   APPA Office Manager Job Announcement-2021  

NPB Offers Tuition Grant for Peanut Farmers to Attend Farm Management Program

6 January 2021 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

Times are challenging on the farm these days. Farmers run and finance large and diverse businesses, manage capital, handle labor issues and navigate regulations. An operator is constantly busy working in their business. The Executive Farm Management Program (EFMP) is designed to help farmers work on their business. This year the National Peanut Board is […]

2021 Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show is postponed

17 December 2020 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News

The Alabama – Florida Peanut Trade Show scheduled for Feb. 4, 2021 in Dothan has been postponed until February 2022.   The Alabama Peanut Producers Association and Florida Peanut Producers Association made the decision after the Alabama COVID-19 Safer at Home order was extended until Jan. 22, 2021. Should the mandate be extended past Jan. […]

United States Peanut Federation Addresses EU Tariffs

11 November 2020 by: Abby Himburg In: News Peanuts & Political News

November 11, 2020   On Monday, the European Union slapped new tariffs on in-shell peanuts, peanut kernels, and peanut oil at a level of 25%. The tariffs went into effect on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.   The tariffs are authorized by the World Trade Organization. This is in retaliation by the European Union against the U.S. over […]

Put Some Peanuts on It: An epic twist to the traditional sweet potato casserole

13 October 2020 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Alabama Peanut Blog Peanuts & Your Health

Are you looking for a show-stopping addition to your seasonal culinary offerings? You don’t know a perfect pairing until you’ve tried this peanut-topped sweet potato casserole. Rich in flavor, texture, and loaded with healthy protein, fiber, Vitamin D, iron, and potassium, this is one dish you can feel good about adding to your holiday table. […]

USDA to Provide Additional Direct Assistance to Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by the Coronavirus

18 September 2020 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Legislative News News Peanuts & Political News

Expansion of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Begins Sept. 21   Washington, D.C., September 18, 2020 – President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced up to an additional $14 billion dollars for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Signup for the […]

Improve Your Daily Routine with a #PeanutPause

11 September 2020 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Peanuts & Your Health

Keeping a daily routine to stay healthy is crucial to long-term success. But when it comes to finding time for our health in our daily schedules, that’s usually a lot easier said than done. That’s why we love the Peanut Pause. By taking a moment of your day for just one daily ounce (about a […]