Scholarship Money Available

By March 1, 2023

The Florida Peanut Producers Association is pleased to announce the opening of their 2023 Scholarship Award Program, effective March 1, 2023. 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. Each winner will receive $600 when the scholarship winners are announced. The remaining … Read More

Florida Peanut Producers Association seeks National Peanut Board nominees.

By January 3, 2023

RELEASE DATE: January 3, 2023 Contact: Ken Barton, Executive Director Florida Peanut Producers Association (850) 526-2590 Florida Peanut Producers Association seeks National Peanut Board nominees. Marianna, Florida – The Florida Peanut Producers Association seeks eligible peanut producers interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. The Florida Peanut Producers will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during a … Read More

USDA to provide approximately $6 billion to commodity and special crop producers impacted by 2020 and 2021 natural disasters

By May 27, 2022

WASHINGTON, May 16, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that commodity and specialty crop producers impacted by natural disaster events in 2020 and 2021 will soon begin receiving emergency relief payments totaling approximately $6 billion through the Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) new Emergency Relief Program (ERP) to offset crop yield and value losses. “For over two years, farmers and ranchers across the country have been hard … Read More