Nutrition Gone Nutty
Looking for a way to infuse your diet with peanuts? TPPB has a great recipe book available for download here. Also, if you or someone you know has or is at risk of diabetes, make sure you check out our Peanuts & Diabetes brochure here. We are unable to ship these items due to budget constraints. We appreciate your understanding of this.
Vote "YES" in NPB referendum
The Texas Peanut Producers Board is urging the state’s peanut farmers to vote “YES” to re-authorize the National Peanut Board. Farmers will soon be receiving ballots from NPB giving them the opportunity to continue support for a board that funds valuable peanut research and promotion initiatives. Read more
Three TPPB board members retire
The Texas Peanut Producers Board is saying goodbye to three devoted, steadfast directors as they retire from their long-held positions. Scotty Koonce of DeLeon, James Martin of Lubbock and Haldon Messamore of Sudan leave behind them a well-paved path of commitment, hard work and many accomplishments for the Texas peanut industry.
Farm Bill information for peanut farmers
With the Agricultural Act of 2014 in place, farmers should start looking ahead at the decisions they'll have to make for the new farm programs. Recently, the Georgia Peanut Commission hosted a webinar for farmers to become more acquainted with what's included in the new legislation. A recording of the webinar can be accessed HERE.
Be patient, it is about one hour and 40 minutes in length, but full of pertinent information. Speakers include Stanley Fletcher, director of the National Center for Peanut Competitiveness and professor emeritus from UGA, Nathan Smith, UGA Extension economist for Peanuts and Bob Redding, Georgia Peanut Commission representative in Washington, D.C. LISTEN TO THE WEBINAR HERE
*Note: You will need to download BlackBoard to view/listen to the recorded webinar
Two directors re-elected to TPPB
The Texas Peanut Producers Board re-elected two board members during elections held in January. Each person elected will serve a six year term, or until the year 2020. Louis Grissom of Seminole was re-elected to the board, and will serve in an At-Large seat. Additionally, Larry Don Womack was re-elected to his seat in Voting Region Three, which the central peanut-producing region in the state. Read more
April 18: TPPB office closed in observance of Good Friday
April 21: Farm Bill Basics Meeting, Wichita Falls, Texas