Preventing Peanut Allergies: The Full Scoop on New Guidelines

Peanuts and peanut butter are back on the menu for infants, according to new guidelines urging parents to introduce peanut products to their children starting around 4-6 months of age. Released January 5, the National Institute of Health’s new recommendations are based on research that found early and regular exposure to peanut products resulted in the prevention of peanut allergies in a large number of infants. The guidelines explain how to … Read More

January 13, 2017

Florida Peanut Farmers Begin Peanut Leadership Academy Class X

Twenty-three peanut growers and sheller representatives from across the Southeast, Texas and the Virginia-Carolina area began Class X of the Peanut Leadership Academy Dec. 12-14, 2016, in Miramar Beach, Florida. The Peanut Leadership Academy is hosted by the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation and is a cooperative effort between Syngenta Crop Protection, the American Peanut Shellers Association and grower organizations. The program began in 1998 with the first class of 14 … Read More

January 12, 2017

AL-FL Peanut Trade Show February 9th

The 12th annual Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show will be held Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds, located on Hwy. 231 South in Dothan, Alabama. Sponsored by the Alabama Peanut Producers Association (APPA) and the Florida Peanut Producers Association (FPPA), the one-day event offers farmers a full day to view the industry products and services of more than 80 exhibitors. The trade show opens at 8:30 a.m. … Read More

January 11, 2017

Florida Peanut Producers Association seeks National Peanut Board Nominees

The Florida Peanut Producers Association seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. Florida Peanut Producers Association will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during a meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 16, 2017. Read More

January 5, 2017