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Texas Peanut Producers Board announces biennial elections
Nomination process opens November 23
The Texas Peanut Producers Board will hold an election for three expiring directors’ seats. The election will be held from Jan. 9-23, 2016, with the nomination process open Nov. 23, 2015, through Dec. 23, 2015. Read more
2014 Peanut PLC Computationss
From the National Center for Peanut Competitiveness
USDA-National Agricultural Statistics Service has reported the 2014 marketing year national seasonal average price for peanuts to be $0.22/lb which translates to $440/ton FSP. This can be found on the USDA-NASS website using its Quick Stats at the bottom of the home page. Read more
Peanut, the nut behind the spread
March is National Peanut Month
Peanut Butter. Spending approximately $800 million a year on this spread, it is safe to say it is a love of many, if not most, Americans. Through its various applications on toast, in a sandwich, in a pie, and the always-favorite: with chocolate, peanut butter has stolen the hearts of the American public. What about the nut behind the spread? Texas Peanut Producers Board and others celebrate the nut everyday of the year, but for the month of March, the peanut stands in the spotlight, away from the shadow of the beloved spread. March is National Peanut Month and a perfect time to recognize all the peanut can do.
Peanut insurance, market outlook meeting for farmers
The Texas Peanut Producers Board in cooperation with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is hosting an industry meeting in Seminole, Texas, at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 10 in the Ambassador Room at 101 East Ave A in Seminole. Read more
Nuts & Bolts
Presentation from TPPB industry meeting Feb. 10
The Texas Peanut Producers Board in cooperation with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service hosted an industry meeting in Seminole, Texas, on Feb. 10 featuring guest speakers on the peanut insurance provisions and a market outlook.
Marshall Lamb, Ph.D., the supervisory research food technologist for the National Peanut Research Laboratory, presented a market outlook for 2015 and 2016.
Nutrition Gone Nutty
Looking for a way to infuse your diet with peanuts? TPPB has a great recipe book available for download here. Also, if you or someone you know has or is at risk of diabetes, make sure you check out our Peanuts & Diabetes brochure here. We are unable to ship these items due to budget constraints. We appreciate your understanding of this.
October 13-15: Ag in the Bag, Lubbock, Texas
December 2: Texas Commodity Symposium, Amarillo, Texas