DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) – Premium Peanut, LLC announced its intentions to build a peanut shelling facility in Coffee County. The facility will be located just west of the city of Douglas on a 42 acre tract on Barrington Road, between Sinkhole Road and Highway 32. Click herefor more details.
According to the Alabama Peanut Producers Association, this is the year for peanuts. Click here for more details.
Researchers say they are one step closer to finding a cure for people with severe peanut allergies. Click here for more details.
More than 2,100 attendees were able to fine-tune their farming operations with information gained at the 39th Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference on Jan. 15, 2015, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Ga. Cliche here for more details.
And while Extension specialists who spoke at the University of Georgia Production were throwing caution flags left and right – urging proper restraint when making planting decisions this year – it was clear the expectation is that peanut acres will increase in most states, possibly significantly. Click here for more details.
The Mississippi Peanut Growers Association announces their annual meeting and trade show. It will be held January 28-29 at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg. Click herefor more details.
Peanut farmers shared concerns about acreage planted, industry impact of the expected increased acreage and the effect on crop rotation during the Georgia Peanut Farm Show, held Jan. 15 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center. Click here for more details.
From a year of extremes in the lower Southeast to ideal conditions throughout the Virginia-Carolina and Southwest regions, the 2014 peanut crop saw a little bit of everything, says Marshall Lamb, research director for the National Peanut Research Laboratory and advisor for the Farm Press Peanut Profitability Awards. Click here for more details.
DBV recently completed the largest peanut allergy test in history throughout North America and Europe. The company says Viaskin Peanut “was shown to be effective at reducing the effect of peanut allergies and allows participants to significantly increase the quantity of peanut protein they can consume.” Click here for more details.
Peanut butter isn’t just for school lunches. This versatile spread is surprisingly good for your health. The high protein and healthy oils help with weight loss, diabetes and even Alzheimer’s disease. Click here for more details.