Looking Good in Mississippi

Cindy Zimmerman2015 Conference, Audio1 Comment

The peanut crop in Mississippi overall looks real good, but Mississippi Peanut Growers Association executive director Malcolm Broome says there are a few problem areas. “Couple areas in the state were too wet and got late planting and then it went dry and got 100 degree days, but in the last week we’ve gotten rain all across the state so … Read More

Meet the New Kid at the SPGC

Cindy Zimmerman2015 Conference, Audio1 Comment

Caleb Bristow is the new executive director for the Alabama Peanut Producers Association, who has been on the job since February. He is pictured here with his predecessors, longtime exec Randy Griggs who retired at the end of 2013, and Jim Cravey, who served as interim director until Caleb was hired. In case you couldn’t figure it out, Caleb is … Read More

The Akins Rock SPGC Prayer Breakfast

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2015 Southern Peanut Growers Conference Photo Album Our God is an awesome God and this band is an awesome band! The Akins are a father, his three sons, and the drummer who kind of married into the family, whose faith and family values shape everything they do. To borrow a phrase from a certain talk show host, these guys truly … Read More

Callaway Gardens Welcomes Peanut Growers

Cindy Zimmerman2015 Conference, Audio1 Comment

The location is new this year but the 17th annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference has the same great line up of information and entertainment for peanut farmers and industry partners from Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi. Conference registration kicked off as usual with grilled PB&J sandwiches sponsored by the National Peanut Buying Points Association and ice cream with lots of … Read More

In it for the Long Run 5K and Fun Run

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If you are in peanuts for the long run, be sure to register now to join us for the first “In it for the Long Run 5K and Fun Run” on Friday, July 24 at Southern Peanut Growers Conference. The race will begin at 6:30 am and all donations will benefit MANA Nutrition to create peanut-based ready to use therapeutic … Read More