SPGC 2021 is a Wrap

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The 22nd Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference is a wrap and we will be bringing you the highlights on the blog in the coming days. In the meantime, here are links to all of the photo and audio content for your viewing and listening pleasure! Photos 2021 Southern Peanut Growers Conference Photo Album Audio Preview interview 2021 SPGC preview with … Read More

Sen. John Boozman Provides U.S. Peanut Policy Remarks

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During the general session, “State of U.S. Peanut Policy,” U.S. Senator John Boozman, (R-Arkansas), provided remarks with a focus on topics like infrastructure proposals, rural broadband and more. After his remarks he met with media representatives for a question and answers session and also discussed the current status of the WOTUS legislation as well as the farm bill and estate … Read More

Farm Press Peanut Efficiency Awards

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This year the Farm Press Peanut Efficiency Awards breakfast was very special. Winners were honored for both 2020 and 2021 since last year’s conference was canceled. Pictured first are the 2020 winners who attended the breakfast. The winners were: Mark, Tim and Michael Mullen, Lower Southeast Region; Kirk Jones, Upper Southeast Region; Van Hensarling, Mid-South Region and Aaron and Glen … Read More

Peanut Proud Receives Valor Award

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This year Peanut Proud received the Valor Award sponsored by Valent. Receiving the award is Gregg Grimsley, Birdsong Peanuts, and president of Peanut Proud, pictured on the right. Presenting is John Alton, Valent. Peanut Proud was formed in 2009 and provides domestic hunger relief, emergency disaster relief and international hunger relief. Through the past 11 years Peanut Proud had donated … Read More

SPGC is Back on the Beach

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Peanut growers from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi are gathered together again live and in-person for their annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference at Panama City Beach, Florida. After having to cancel the popular event last year due to COVID, everyone is thrilled to be back on the beach. As has been the tradition, we start off the conference by interviewing … Read More