The National Peanut Board held its last meeting of 2022, Dec. 5 – 6, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia. The Board approved a new slate of officers for a one-year term beginning on
Jan. 1, 2023.
Paul Rogers, a peanut farmer from Wakefield, Virginia, was elected chairman of the National Peanut Board during the quarterly meeting. Last year, Rogers served as vice chairman. Les Crall of Weatherford, Oklahoma, is the immediate past chairman.
Also, the National Peanut Board elected Greg Baltz of Pocahontas, Arkansas, as vice chairman; Casey Cox Kerr of Camilla, Georgia, as treasurer; and Neal Baxley of Mullins, South Carolina as secretary.
Committee meetings were also held including Strategic Planning and International Trade, Domestic Promotions, Evaluation and Measurement and Budget and Finance. The next board meeting is planned for in-person attendance Feb. 7-8, 2023, in Atlanta, Georgia.