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Peanut Market News- May 30, 2017

BUDGET ELIMINATES EXPORT PROMOTIONS 
The Administration released a $4.094 trillion FY 18 proposed federal budget that calls for eliminating funding for both MAP and FMD (pages […]

Peanut Market News- May 1, 2017

CANADA SETS NEW PEANUT IMPORT RECORD 
The American Peanut Council reports that peanut exports to Canada have continued to grow; increasing 7% over 2015 to a […]

Shelly Nutt to Join The Peanut & Tree Nut Processors Association Advisory Board

Shelly Nutt is the Executive Director for the Texas Peanut Producers Board. Nutt continuously advocates for the peanut industry through research, education and promotion. Nutt focuses her […]

Peanut Market News- April 10, 2017

NEWS AROUND THE BELT
Mars Chocolate North America is upping its investments in U.S. manufacturing and creating about 250 new jobs in the process, President Tracey […]

5 Easy Recipes for Early Introduction of Peanut Products

By: Lindsay Hamer

The research is out and studies have shown that introducing peanut products to infants as early as four-months-old can help prevent peanut allergies. Peanut butter and peanut […]

Peanut Market News – February 21, 2017

 NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL POLICY UPDATE
             As the 115th Congress and the Trump Administration gets down to business, agriculture policy is front […]

Infant Peanut Introduction Prevents Allergies

The National Peanut Board provides information on clinical guidelines to begin early introduction of peanuts to infants

There is nothing scarier to a mother or father than their child being in danger. A common concern today is life-threatening food allergies, many of […]

Texas Peanut Producers Board Seeking Nominees for National Peanut Board Alternate

Sourced from National Peanut Board:
The Texas Peanut Producers Board is seeking eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. Texas Peanut Producers […]

PEANUT MARKET NEWS – February 1, 2017

PEANUT STOCKS AND PROCESSING REPORT
USDA’s Peanut Stocks and Processing Report was released January 30, 2017 for the month of December, 2016, the 5th month of […]

Peanut Market News – January 19, 2017

2017 Contracts
SE – Market is trying to back off $ 25 to $450 per ton but some trade continues in spots at $475 as the […]

7 Recipes to Help You Stay Healthy in 2017

By: Lindsay Hamer

Peanut butter is not just delicious, it is a good-for-you treat packed with protein and vitamins. Since 2017 just rolled in, News Year’s resolutions are set to be conquered one day at a time. These recipes offer go-to healthy snacks and meals for keeping up with those 2017 resolutions.

Texas peanut farmers and sheller representative begin Peanut Leadership Academy Class X

Twenty-three peanut growers and sheller representatives from across the Southeast, Texas and the Virginia-Carolina area began Class X of the Peanut Leadership Academy Dec. 12-14, […]

Peanut Market News – January 5, 2017

2017 Contracts
SE – Mostly $475 per ton with no limit, plus $25 per ton for seed production, $50 per ton premium for High Oleic production.  […]

TPPB Celebrates National Peanut Butter Lovers Month with Help of Texas Meteorologists

Texas Peanut Producers Board (TPPB) celebrated National Peanut Butter Lovers Month this November with weather broadcasters across the state. Weather broadcasters and meteorologists are essential […]

Peanut Market News – December 12, 2016

AMERICAN PEANUT COUNCIL ELECTS 2016-17 OFFICERS
At the Winter Conference of the American Peanut Council meeting in Washington this week, new 2016-17 officers were elected.  After […]

Peanut Market News – November 23, 2016

PEANUTS ARE THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER EDIBLE NUTS
Medgadget (Food Marketing Insight) News reports that edible nuts are gaining popularity as a healthy alternative to comfort […]

Spread the Love

By: Lindsay Hamer

November is National Peanut Butter Lovers Month, and it is also the beginning of the holiday seasons. Texas Peanut Producers Board and Jones and Lowe […]

Peanut Market News – November 14, 2016

U.S. PEANUT EXPORTS – TOP 10 – From USDA/Foreign Agricultural Service(American Peanut Council)

January – September -2016 (Total peanut kernels, in-shell, Peanut Butter and Processed) (Quantity […]

Peanut manufacturers participate in West of West Texas Tour

Texas Peanut Producers Board host in Lubbock

For Immediate Release
Peanut manufacturers participate in West of West Texas Tour
Texas Peanut Producers Board host in Lubbock

Lamesa farmer Kelton Coleman shows manufacturers his peanuts […]

Peanut Market News – October 24, 2016

PEANUT INDUSTRY LOSES GREAT LEADER
We are saddened to report the death of Bob White of Clarendon, TX after battling cancer for the past few […]

Peanut Market News – September 23, 2016

U.S. PEANUT EXPORTS SET NEW RECORDS
U.S. peanut exports (August – July) reached a record 700,000 tons (in-shell basis) in 2015/16, 43 percent above last year.  […]

Texas Peanut Producers Board 2016 Blogger Tour

By: Lindsay Hamer

When many people think of farming, they may think of tractors, cows and maybe rows of green. In reality, farming is the reason we have […]

Peanut Market News – September 2, 2016

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PEANUT STANDARDS BOARD APPROVES CHANGE ON SEG.2’s
The Peanut Standards Board has voted to raise the grading score used to classify farmer stock peanuts as SEG […]

Notice: Restricted Chemical Use on Peanuts

It is possible that the application and use of these products on peanuts may leave a residual that can cause rejection of peanut products by the European Union or other customers.

Golden Peanut Company reminds peanut growers that they should not use any chemicals that contain the following:

Propiconazole (PPZ)
Monopotassium Salts
Dipotassium Salts
Phosphorous Acid

It is possible that the […]

Coleman graduates from Peanut Leadership Academy

Kelton Coleman, peanut farmer from Lamesa, Texas, graduated from Class IX of the Peanut Leadership Academy on July 8 in Nashville, Tennessee. During the graduation weekend, Coleman […]

Food bloggers participate in Texas Peanut Tour

Texas Peanut Producers Board host in Lubbock

For Immediate Release
Food bloggers participate in Texas Peanut Tour
Texas Peanut Producers Board host in Lubbock
LUBBOCK, Texas (August 4, 2016) – Nine food and lifestyle […]

Texas Peanut Crop Update

By: Lindsay Hamer

Peanut season is in full swing and we are getting close to the harvest months. The fields of green are beginning to bloom and rows […]

Severn Peanut Company Expanding Operations in Lubbock

(LUBBOCK) – The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance (LEDA) and Market Lubbock, Inc. announced the creation of 580 new jobs and a $9.92 million capital investment […]

Farmer Spotlight: Monty and Kathy Henson

By: Lindsay Hamer

Farming life is one that takes passion and patience. Those who grew up farming know that it is a lifestyle, not just a career. Waking […]

10 Snacks To Pack On Your Next Picnic

By: Lindsay Hamer

Summer is a time for outdoor activities, waterparks, sunscreen, and picnics. Whether you’re rounding up the family and going to the park, or making it […]

Cotton Ginning Cost-Share (CGCS) Program Fact Sheet

FACT SHEETCotton Ginning Cost-Share (CGCS) Program
Overview
The Cotton Ginning Cost-Share (CGCS) program provides cost-share assistance payments to cotton producers with a share in the 2015 cotton […]

Operation Peanut Butter Game Promotes Math, Social Science Skills

WASHINGTON D.C., June 1, 2016 – The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and the National Peanut Board, along with state peanut producer and industry […]

Peanut Market News – May 23, 2016

PEANUT SEED FOR SALE
Banner Peanut and Grain in Tifton, GA has GEORGIA 09B (High Oleic) and FLORUN 107(High Oleic).  Kenny Brownlee at Banner Peanut and […]

A Tour of Birdsong Peanuts

By: Lindsay Hamer

What do you imagine when you think of a peanut? Is it a bag from the ballpark or the treats in a box of Cracker […]

8 Quick and Easy Snacks For Every Peanut Lover

By: Lindsay Hamer

Summer is coming soon and pretty soon we will be spending our days in the Texas heat. Students and teachers are out of school and everyone’s air conditioning bill will soon get a lot higher. Some of us may not have time to prepare extravagant snacks for our kiddos, or for ourselves after a long hard day outside or in the office. Today, you will get to learn a week, and an extra day to reward yourself a bit more, worth of snack ideas that are quick for your busy days and easy for the days you are trying to relax and stay cool.

Peanut Butter & Blackberry Jelly Pancakes

By Ken's Kitchn

  The month of March is National Peanut Month! Lucky for us, March also coincides with National Nutrition Month. Texas Peanut Producers is happy to welcome guest blogger, Makenzie, of Ken’s Kitchn […]

Peanut Market News – March 23, 2016

PEANUTS AND PEANUT BUTTER MAY HOLD KEY TO PREVENTING OBESITY

The PEANUT INSTITUTE has informed us of a new study that shows that high risk adolescents […]

Thai Lettuce Wraps in a Peanut Sauce

  The month of March is National Peanut Month! Lucky for us, March also coincides with National Nutrition Month. Texas Peanut Producers is happy to welcome guest blogger, Makenzie, of Ken’s Kitchn […]

Commodity Certificate Exchange and Use of the CCC-694-1 for 2015 Crop Loans

From Texas Farm Services Agency

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 was signed into law on 18 December 2015.  This Act included provisions for the issuance of commodity certificates under […]

USDA Seeks Nominees for Peanut Standards Board

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 […]

Chewy Chocolatey Peanut Cranberry Granola Bars

These healthy granola bars are the perfect way to celebrate National Peanut Month and National Nutrition Month!

The month of March is National Peanut Month! Lucky for us, March also coincides with National Nutrition Month. Texas Peanut Producers is happy to welcome guest blogger, Makenzie, of Ken’s Kitchn to our blog this month to help us celebrate peanuts and all of their health benefits! Stop by every Tuesday this month for nutritional recipes featuring our favorite nut! Read more about Makenzie, registered dietician, nutritionist and food blogger, and find more delicious recipes at kenskitchn.com.

Agriculture Marketing Service seeking diversity on Peanut Standards Board

The Agriculture Marketing Service (AMS) is seeking diversity on the Peanut Standards Board
 
The Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 requires the AMS to […]

Texas Peanut Producers Board Social Media

Be sure to check out our different social media sites for Texas Peanut Producers Board!
Facebook page
Twitter
LinkedIn
Google+
Instagram.
Our social media outlets allow you to catch up on […]

Peanut Market News – March 10, 2016

PEANUT PAYMENT LIMIT VS ACREAGE PLANTED National Center for Peanut Competitiveness   2-23-16
 
During this time of year, peanut farmers are deciding their crop mix and acreage […]

Ken’s Creamy Peanut Butter

The month of March is National Peanut Month! Lucky for us, March also coincides with National Nutrition Month. Texas Peanut Producers is happy to welcome guest blogger, Makenzie, of Ken’s Kitchn […]

Celebrate National Peanut Month with Guest Blogger: Ken’s Kitchn

The month of March is National Peanut Month! Lucky for us, March also coincides with National Nutrition Month. Texas Peanut Producers is happy to welcome guest blogger, Makenzie, of Ken’s Kitchn to our blog this month to help us celebrate peanuts and all of their health benefits! Stop by every Tuesday this month for nutritional recipes featuring our favorite nut! Read more about Makenzie, registered dietician, nutritionist and food blogger, and find more delicious recipes at kenskitchn.com.

Peanuts 2016: Payment Limit vs Acreage Planted

From the National Center for Peanut Competitiveness

During this time of year, peanut farmers are deciding their crop mix and acreage level for each crop. As […]

Peanut Market News – Feb. 22, 2016

U.S. Rep. Trent Kelly Believes in Agriculture
At the Memphis National Peanut Buying Points Association Convention, Congressman Trent Kelly told the attendees that there are two […]

News Release: TPPB election and referendum results announced

For Immediate Release
TPPB election and referendum results announced
Two incumbents return, one new director
LUBBOCK, Texas (February 18, 2016) – The Texas Peanut Producers Board re-elected two […]

Peanut Market News – Feb. 12, 2016

BOYD WANTS WORKING TOGETHER ON THE NEXT FARM BILL
Former U.S. Representative Allen Boyd, representing the Cannae Policy Group from Florida, recently appeared before the Georgia […]

How Do Peanuts Grow?

BY HALEY PLUENNEKE

How exactly do peanuts grow? Do they grow on a tree? Absolutely not. Do they bloom from a flower? No they do not.
Many people are […]

News Release: USDA To Offer Certificates for Farm Commodities Pledged to Marketing Loans

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that producers who have crops pledged as collateral for a marketing assistance […]

Peanut Producers: double check warehouse space before planting in 2016

By Haley Pluenneke

With peanut production being up 20 percent over 2015, make sure your peanut crop has space in approved warehouse this year.
Peanut warehouse capacity could reach […]

Peanut Market News – Jan. 28, 2016

ABUNDANCE OF PEANUTS IN 2016

After a 22% increase in acreage last year and a good growing season, the peanut industry has an abundance of cheap peanuts with […]

Breeding Success Series: PART 3, How DNA Markers are Helping Us to Help You!

Texas Peanut Producers Board is dedicated to spending 50 percent of our annual budget on research, approximately $350 thousand annually. In an effort to keep […]

Breeding Success Series: Part 2, Advanced Lines that are Near Release

The Texas A&M Peanut Breeding Program Blog Series

Texas Peanut Producers Board is dedicated to spending 50 percent of our annual budget on research, approximately $350 thousand annually. In an effort to keep […]

Breeding Success Series: Part 1, The Past 15 Years

Texas A&M peanut breeding researchers share successes in the program through the years.

Texas Peanut Producers Board is dedicated to spending 50 percent of our annual budget on research, approximately $350 thousand annually. In an effort to keep our farmers informed, our peanut research team got together and wrote a series of articles over successes in the industry.

News Release: TPPB will hold 2016 biennial elections and referendum

Voting opens January 9 for Texas peanut farmers

For Immediate Release
TPPB will hold 2016 biennial elections and referendumVoting opens January 9 for Texas peanut farmers
LUBBOCK, Texas (January 7, 2016) – The Texas Peanut […]

Peanut Marketing News – Dec. 22, 2015

Cotton Industry Seeks Help
Cotton and peanuts are great rotation partners in competition for a farmer’s land. The National Cotton Council is urging Agriculture Secretary Vilsack […]

Marketing Assistance Loan Update

Price Support Division at the FSA national office has reported that The President signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 on 18 December 2015.
Section 740 of […]

Secretary Appoints Peanuts Standards Board Members

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2015 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has appointed three producers and three industry representatives to serve on the Peanut Standards Board. All […]

Texas Peanut Producers Board Announces Biennial Elections

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 […]

2014 Peanut PLC Computation

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 […]

March is National Peanut Month

Peanut, the nut behind the spread
Peanut Butter. Spending approximately $800 million a year on this spread, it is safe to say it is a love […]

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, 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. […]

Texas Peanut Producers Board seeks nominees for National Peanut Board

The Texas Peanut Producers Board seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board.  TPPB will hold a nominations election […]

Cracking the shell on peanut allergies

Texas peanut farmers announce new website for parents, educators and others with allergy questions
With the school year in full swing, many districts face challenges in […]

We are Busting Hunger with Peanut Butter!

The  Texas  Peanut  Producers  Board donates  10,000  jars  of  peanut  butter  to  the  South  Plains  Food  Bank
The  South  Plains  Food  Bank  is  ecstatic  to  receive […]

Peanut farmers urged to support National Peanut Board

Vote “YES” in the NPB referendum
The Texas Peanut Producers Board is urging the state’s peanut farmers to vote “YES” to re-authorize the National Peanut Board. […]

Two directors re-elected to Texas Peanut Producers Board

The Texas Peanut Producers Board re-elected two board members during elections held in January. Each person elected will serve a six year term, or until […]

Voting to open for Texas Peanut Producers Board biennial elections

The  Texas  Peanut  Producers  Board will  be  holding  an  election  Jan.  9,  2014,  until  Jan.  23,  2014, for two expiring directors’  seats.
There  is  one  seat […]


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