As a part of Alabama Farmers Federation, Alabama Peanut Producers Association is represented at the state and national levels through departments of Governmental Affairs and National Affairs. The Department of Public Relations provides communications about important issues and notices through its monthly magazine, Neighbors, and biweekly newsletter, Cultivator, and through the Southeastern Peanut Farmer Magazine.
The Local Connection
Needs and requests from producers in your county are the beginning of policy development and the direction of Alabama Peanut Producers. You may contact the Alabama Peanut Producers or the Area Organization Director in your region or yourCounty President for more information.
Why Should I Be a Member of Alabama Farmers Federation and Alabama Peanut Producers?
The Alabama Farmers Federation and the Alabama Peanut Producers brings farmers of all commodities together for a common cause. Together, we can accomplish more for everyone's benefit. The more producers actively participating in Alabama Farmers Federation and Alabama Peanut Producers, the more effective the organization can be on issues affecting them. With membership in the Alabama Farmers Federation come many benefits.
Did You Know?
- Alabama ranks third in peanut production. The top producing counties are Houston, Baldwin, Henry and Geneva.
- Peanut butter, at 20 cents per sandwich, is the most inexpensive source of protein in the American diet.
- The combination of peanuts and chocolate is America's favorite candy. For several years candies containing peanuts have topped the best-seller list.
- One of the many great advantages to peanuts and peanut butter is long shelf life. If held at average ambient temperatures without great changes in heat or humidity, peanuts and peanut butter can be safely stored for several months.