Category Archives: General

U.S.Senate Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Boozman Releases Farm Bill Framework

(June 13, 2024 – WASHINGTON, D.C.) U.S. Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee Ranking Member John Boozman (R-AR) released the Senate Republican-drafted framework for the 2024 Farm Bill. The legislation addresses the top priorities of the U.S. Peanut Federation: The … Continue reading

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U.S. House Agriculture Committee Approves Farm Bill

(May 24, 2024 – WASHINGTON, D.C.) The U.S. House Committee on Agriculture voted to pass the Farm Bill, titled “The Farm, Food, and National Security Act of 2024” in a 33-21 vote. Four democrats – Reps. Sanford Bishop (GA-02), Yadira … Continue reading

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May/June 2024 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The May/June 2024 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: MANA Nutrition expands 2024 Peanut Irrigation & Water Management Guidebook Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Research spans two weeks Southern Peanut Growers Conference … Continue reading

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Peanut farmers approve the Georgia Peanut Commission by 91 percent

The Georgia Peanut Commission’s referendum received reaffirmation with a vote of 91.99 percent during the recent referendum, held March 8 through April 8, 2024. “I appreciate the farmers’ confidence in the commission, and we are committed to continue earning that … Continue reading

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Why it’s critical we act now on peanut sustainability

by Dan Ward When someone asks what sustainability means to me, I pull out my phone and show them a photo of my two-year-old granddaughter, Blakely.  In 20 to 25 years, I want Blakely to have the choice of becoming … Continue reading

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April 2024 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The April 2024 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Unstoppable – DeVane continues to farm despite health challenges 2024 Peanut Disease & Insect Guidebook Peanut Leadership Academy Class XIII hosts second … Continue reading

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Georgia Peanut Commission approves funding for FY 2024-2025 research projects

The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) board of directors has approved $791,639 in research project funding for the 2024-25 research budget year. This action was taken during the commission’s March board meeting. The research projects approved include 40 project proposals submitted … Continue reading

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Georgia Peanut Commission holds referendum March 8 – April 8

The Georgia Peanut Commission will hold a referendum March 8 through April 8 giving peanut producers an opportunity to vote on reaffirming the commission. State law mandates a referendum be held every three years. Georgia peanut producers invest $2 per … Continue reading

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U.S. Peanut Federation Travels to Washington, D.C. for Spring Fly-In

March 8, 2024, WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives from the U.S. Peanut Federation (USPF) traveled to Washington, D.C. this week for their annual Spring Fly-In. During the trip, USPF representatives met with key members of the U.S. House of Representatives and … Continue reading

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March 2024 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The March 2024 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Seeding Success – New Technology Helps Farmers at Planting 2024 Peanut Weed Guidebook Six Wiregrass Schools Taking Part in Unique Peanut Research … Continue reading

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