Florida Peanut Producers Association 2017 Essay Contest

By August 23, 2017

We are excited to announce our 1st annual 2017 essay contest open to students all across the State of Florida. We will have two separate divisions: Junior and Senior. The junior level will be for students in grades 6th-8th and the senior level will be for students in grades 9th-12th. The topic for the both essay divisions will be: What comes to mind when you think of peanut production in … Read More

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