FPPA NEWS

Peanut Farmer Spotlight: Mickey Diamond, Jay, Florida

By July 16, 2018

Visiting our peanut farmers in their fields has became something we truly enjoy! It gives us a chance to get to know them better and provide an insight to their farming journey to the public! Today’s Peanut Farmer Spotlight is Mickey Diamond from Jay, Florida 🥜 “I put the crop in the ground and let God do the rest.” – Mickey Diamond Mickey has been farming peanuts for 35 years … Read More

Farmer Spotlight: Ryan Jenkins from Jay, Florida

By July 11, 2018

Today’s peanut farmer spotlight is Ryan Jenkins from Jay, Florida 🥜 “When you love farming, it can be your worst day…everything can tear up but that night when you’re laying in bed, you absolutely cannot wait to go back the next day” – Ryan Jenkins Ryan has been farming peanuts for 23 years, and also farms cotton, soybeans, corn, wheat, and oats. When asked what his favorite part was about … Read More

Peanut Farmer Spotlight: Josh Davis of Chipley, Florida

By June 25, 2018

Today’s Peanut Farmer Spotlight is Josh Davis of Chipley, Florida. Josh has been farming peanuts for 16 years and his favorite part of being a peanut farmer is picking them. When asked what his favorite way to eat peanuts was, Josh responded with “peanut butter straight out of the jar”. We asked Josh what has been the most challenging part of peanut farming, and he responded with “This year getting … Read More