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Florida Peanut Federation November 2, 2018

Additional USDA Disaster Assistance Workshops Set for Hurricane Michael Recovery

Additional USDA Workshops USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is hosting disaster assistance and hurricane recovery workshops in Liberty, Gulf, Wakulla and Bay counties. These events are free and open to the public.  Local USDA representatives will discuss disaster assistance programs to help recovery efforts. Meetings will be held at the following locations:

Florida Peanut Federation October 27, 2018

36000 jars of peanut butter donated for disaster relief after Hurricane Michael

Peanut Proud, Florida Peanut Federation and the peanut industry donates 36,000 jars of peanut butter for disaster relief in the Western Panhandle after Hurricane Michael. Update: So far, Peanut Proud and the Florida Peanut Federation have dropped off more than 100,000 jars in Florida and Georgia to help families as they recover from Hurricane Michael. … Continued

Florida Peanut Federation October 26, 2018

Assistance Available through NRCS for Ag Land Damaged by Hurricane Michael

UPDATE: Walton County is not eligible for assistance. We have updated the release below and online with the correct list of eligible counties. GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 26, 2018 — Florida farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality due to Hurricane Michael are encouraged to sign up for the 

Florida Peanut Federation October 25, 2018

FL FSA – USDA Hurricane Michael Disaster Assistance Information Meetings

Hurricane Michael Disaster Assistance Information Meetings Representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Rural Development (RD) and Risk Management Agency (RMA) will provide information on disaster programs available to producers affected by Hurricane Michael. Meeting topics include emergency assistance for livestock & crop-related expenses … Continued

Florida Peanut Federation October 9, 2018

USDA Prepared to Respond to Hurricane Michael

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2018 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture(USDA) reminds rural communities, farmers and ranchers, families and small businesses potentially impacted by Hurricane Michael of programs to provide assistance in the wake of disasters. USDA staff in the regional, State and county offices stand ready and eager to help. Additionally, USDA’s Operations Center … Continued

Florida Peanut Federation September 21, 2018

Florida Peanut Federation Sponsors Peanut Collapse Peanut Decline Research Study

Florida Peanut Federation Sponsors Peanut Collapse Peanut Decline Research Study In 2017, peanut growers of the Panhandle and North Central regions in Florida, and many areas in Georgia faced a number of issues. In addition to high disease, insect pests, nematodes, and Hurricane Irma’s aftermath, growers were faced with a new problem: peanut collapse or … Continued

Florida Peanut Federation July 18, 2018

What to know about crop insurance, prevented planting: 5 questions

What to know about crop insurance, prevented planting: 5 questions Heavy rain causes growers to face insurance, prevented planted deadlines and questions. Cotton and peanut farmers are typically winding down planting now, but excessive rain this season has delayed their efforts. In parts of Georgia and Alabama, it rained more than double the amount in … Continued