FPPA NEWS

Florida Peanut Producers Association Seeks Grower Input

By June 22, 2016

Press Release: June 22, 2016 Florida Peanut Producers Association Request Input Dear Florida Peanut Farmer: To better represent all peanut farmers in the state, Florida Peanut Producers Association Board of Directors is seeking your input and suggestions on how to create districts or regions where directors will be elected from. Over the past 10 years there has been tremendous growth in peanut production in North and Central Florida while board … Read More

Scholarship Money Available

By April 7, 2016

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 2016 Scholarship Award Program, effective April 1, 2016. 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 is the intent … Read More

USDA Seeks Nominees for Peanut Standards Board

By March 18, 2016

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is seeking nominations for peanut producers and industry representatives to serve on the Peanut Standards Board.

The board consists of 18 members with representation equally divided between peanut producers and industry representatives. Read More