Uncategorized – Alabama Peanut Producers Association

Georgia Ag Disaster Meeting Video

24 October 2018 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: Uncategorized

To view the video from the Ag Disaster meeting held in Tifton, GA on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, go to the following site: http://www.gapeanuts.com/hurricanemichaelinfo.php

America’s Peanut Farmers Video Release

23 August 2018 by: Kaye Lynn Hataway In: News Uncategorized

Meet America’s peanut farmers and learn more about their passion for farming and supplying consumers with an affordable, sustainable and nutritious product. Watch the video at www.americaspeanutfamers.com.

Farmers Applaud Changes To USDA Peanut Standards

25 October 2017 by: Marlee Moore In: News Peanuts & Political News Uncategorized

The announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to revise the minimum quality and handling standards for domestic and imported peanuts marketed in the U.S. is good news for Alabama peanut farmers.   USDA Agricultural Marketing Service recently announced the final rule (7 CFR Part 996) published in the Federal Register. The rule implements […]

25 July 2017 by: alp_admin In: Uncategorized

14 July 2016 by: alp_admin In: Uncategorized

New Harvard study shows peanuts and peanut butter reduce Type 2 diabetes risk A major new Harvard School of Public Health study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology shows that consuming plant protein, including peanuts and peanut butter, can reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes. It is the first long-term study to investigate […]

25 AL counties get ag disaster designation

10 December 2015 by: alp_admin In: Uncategorized

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Thursday, December 10, 2016, officially designated 25 Alabama counties as natural disaster areas as a result of excessive rainfall, wind and flooding that occurred this year. The designation makes farmers in those counties eligible for financial assistance from the USDA Farm Service Agency. In announcing […]

Trade delegation visits peanut area

8 October 2015 by: alp_admin In: Uncategorized

Dozens of representatives gathered in peanut country yesterday as the American Peanut Council hosted a reverse trade mission with a Mexican trade delegation in Dothan. The delegation, consisting of peanut buyers from national and international food companies, toured a Georgia shelling plant in addition to Henry County farmer Ed White’s peanut farm. White, who serves […]

2014 Peanut PLC Payment Calculation

15 September 2015 by: alp_admin In: Uncategorized

From the National Center for Peanut Competitiveness: USDA-NASS has reported the 2014 marketing year national seasonal average price for peanuts to be $0.22/lb which translates to $440/ton FSP. This can be found on the USDA-NASS website (http://www.nass.usda.gov/index.asp) using their Quick Stats at the bottom of the home page. If the national seasonal average price is […]

Coverage Selection for New 2014 Farm Bill Safety Net Programs Begins Nov. 17

11 November 2014 by: alp_admin In: Uncategorized

Producers have Until March 31, 2015, to Choose the Program Best for their Operation WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds farm owners and producers that the opportunity to choose between the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC), begins Nov. 17, […]

APPA makes peanut butter donation

1 October 2014 by: alp_admin In: Uncategorized

The Alabama Peanut Producers Association donated a pallet of peanut butter to the Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank September 30th, 2014 during the National Peanut Festival Volunteer Kick-Off celebration. This donation is a total of 1,440 jars of peanut butter totaling 1,620 pounds of peanut butter. This donation began a special food drive called […]