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Farmers given opportunity to share state peanut production situation with national board
Delegates of the National Peanut Board took the opportunity during their last quarterly board meeting April 9-10 in San Antonio, Texas, to host a Grower Summit with the Texas Peanut Producers Board; enabling them to learn about the challenges and triumphs of the state’s peanut production firsthand. Read more
Peanut farmer meeting to host multiple industry experts
Peanut farmers from across South Texas are invited to join the South Texas Peanut Growers at their annual meeting, sponsored this year by the National Peanut Board and the Texas Peanut Producers Board, on April 9, 2013, at the First Baptist Church in Pearsall, Texas. Registration for this FREE event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the formal program starting at 6 p.m. Read more
Texas farmers are unintentional victims of FDA closure of Sunland
This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration suspended Sunland, Inc.’s registration as a food facility – an execution of the Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 to ensure the safety of food products for Americans. However, yet to be acknowledged are the many Texas farmers still waiting for payment on the peanuts they have contracted and delivered to the company.
May 3: Deadline for TAFA Young Farmer Grant (more info here)
May 10: EPA Spill Prevention, Control, & Countermeasure Plans due (more info here)
May 21: Water Day Event: Let's Talk About Water, Castroville
June 3: Deadline for ACRE sign up (more info here)
June 14: Deadline for CRP sign up (more info here)
August 2: Deadline for DCP sign up (more info here)