Alabama Peanut Producers plan farm bill meetings Feb. 19 and Feb. 20

Alabama Peanut Producers plan farm bill meetings Feb. 19 and Feb. 20

The Alabama Peanut Producers Association will host two meetings to help growers better understand the 2014 farm bill, which was signed into law Feb. 7.

The Alabama Peanut Producers Association will host two meetings to help growers better understand the 2014 farm bill, which was signed into law Feb. 7.

Stanley Fletcher, director of the National Center for Peanut Competitiveness and professor emeritus from the University of Georgia, will provide information on the new Farm Bill. Growers will have an opportunity to ask questions during the program.

The first meeting is Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 1 p.m. at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center in Headland. The second meeting is Thursday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. at the Alabama Farmers Federation building in Robertsdale.

For more information, contact the Alabama Peanut Producers Association office at (334) 792-6482 or the Florida Peanut Producers Association at (850) 526-2590. Contact local Extension offices for information on satellite locations hosting the meetings in Alabama and Florida peanut-producing counties.

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