Category Archives: Mississippi News

Peanut Leadership Academy Class XIII hosts first session

Twenty-seven peanut growers and sheller representatives from across the Southeast, Arkansas, Texas and the Virginia-Carolina area began Class XIII of the Peanut Leadership Academy Jan. 8-11, 2024, in Savannah, Georgia. The Peanut Leadership Academy is hosted by the Southern Peanut … Continue reading

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Jan/Feb 2024 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The Jan/Feb 2024 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: 16 on the Rocks Leads to 63 Years 2024 Peanut Variety Guidebook Farm to Table Peanut Harvest Tour USDA Irrigation and Water … Continue reading

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U.S. Congress Passes Stop-Gap Funding Bill: Includes Farm Bill Extension

Nov. 17, 2023, WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate voted this week to approve a short-term funding bill, avoiding a November 17 government shutdown. The funding legislation, which was proposed by Speaker of the … Continue reading

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USPF Participates in Washington, D.C. Event for Worldwide Hunger

(Oct. 20, 2023 – WASHINGTON, D.C.) United States Peanut Federation (USPF) Chairman Jamie Brown travelled to Washington, D.C. this week to attend meetings and events centered around worldwide hunger and peanut nutrition initiatives. The U.S. Peanut Federation partnered with other … Continue reading

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Oct/Nov 2023 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The Oct/Nov 2023 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: A Home Run with Cover Crops The Big Peanut Restored Southern Peanut Growers Conference In Review Georgia Peanut Farm Show set for … Continue reading

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Applications are now being accepted for Peanut Leadership Academy Class XIII

Applications are now being accepted for Class XIII of the Peanut Leadership Academy. To be eligible for participation, candidates must derive their primary livelihood from farming and currently produce peanuts, make a commitment to the program, agree to attend all … Continue reading

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July/August 2023 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The July/August 2023 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Farmall Celebrates 100 Years 2023 Peanut Harvest Guidebook Peanut Leadership Academy Class XII Graduates in Music City Johnson to Lead Alabama Peanut … Continue reading

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May/June 2023 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The May/June 2023 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: From Farm to Fabulous 2023 Peanut Irrigation and Water Management Guidebook Southern Peanut Growers Conference set for July Sunbelt Ag Expo Field … Continue reading

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USPF Testifies at U.S. Senate Agriculture Subcommittee Hearing on 2023 Farm Bill

(May 3, 2023) The U.S. Senate Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management, and Trade held a hearing on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, entitled “Commodity Programs, Credit, and Crop Insurance – Part 1: Producer Perspectives on the Farm Safety Net.” Representing the … Continue reading

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U.S. House Agriculture Subcommittee Holds Commodity Hearing for 2023 Farm Bill

(April 27, 2023) The U.S. House Agriculture Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities, Risk Management, and Credit held a hearing on Tuesday, April 26, entitled “Producer Perspectives on the 2023 Farm Bill”. Representing the U.S. Peanut Federation was Daniel McMillan of … Continue reading

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