Category Archives: Farming

Criminal Trial of Former Peanut Executives Postponed Until July 28

A Blakely, Ga., related story from Food Safety News: The trial of the three former Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) executives that was to begin Monday is being delayed two weeks to give defense attorneys more time to review late-arriving documents from prosecutors. Jury selection is now scheduled to begin July 28 for a trial likely to take… Read More »

Demand For Ag Pilots (a.k.a. “Crop Dusters”) At All-Time High

Georgia Farm Monitor, a multimedia news organization funded by the Georgia Farm Bureau, visited Bainbridge recently to visit Ag-Flight, one of the handful of agricultural pilot schools in the United States, to learn more about the high demand profession of cropdusting. Here is the video, an interview with Ag-Flight owner Billy Howell and video of the student crop-dusters.… Read More »

Local industry donates peanut butter to food pantry

J.B. Sanfilippo & Son definitely Lives United and for the third year in a row has donated a one year supply of peanut butter to the Salvation Army food pantry in support of their United Way of Bainbridge-Decatur County Campaign. The donation will help to serve those in desperate need in our community. Pictured left to right are Shelly Matthews… Read More »

Peanut Proud Donates More than 60,000 Jars of Peanut Butter to Assist Tornado Victims

News Release Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 In response to the thousands of families affected by the violent tornadoes that swept through the southern part of the United States earlier this week, Peanut Proud, a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization of the U.S. peanut industry, is partnering with the peanut state grower organizations of Alabama, Arkansas and… Read More »