FPPA NEWS

2017 Fiber and/or Oil Crop Production Proficiency Award Winner

By August 9, 2017

Each year at the annual Florida FFA State Convention & Expo the Florida Peanut Producers Association sponsor the Fiber and/or Oil Crop Production proficiency award. This award is rewarded to a student that shows excellence through their Supervised Agricultural Experince (SAE) project. To qualify for this area, the student must own the enterprise, or work for a business that includes the best management practices available to efficiently produce and market … Read More

Testimony on PLC

By July 26, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Meredith McNair Rogers, a more than 20-year veteran farmer from Camilla, Georgia, testified today before the Senate Agriculture Committee that the peanut provisions included in the 2014 Farm Bill and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program work for farmers and consumers – and must be preserved in the next farm bill. In her testimony, Rogers, who testified on behalf of the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation, said, “[Congress] provided a program that … Read More

Scholarship Money Available

By March 31, 2017

NEWS RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: FPPA OFFICE (850) 526-2590 Marianna, FL- The Florida Peanut Producers Association is pleased to announce the opening of their 2017 Scholarship Award Program, effective April 1, 2017. Two $1,200 scholarships will be awarded to deserving high school seniors and/or college students. The applicant or someone in the applicant’s family must be an actively producing peanut grower, not necessarily a member of the FPPA. It … Read More