Missouri Farm Bureau seeks National Peanut Board nominees to attend March 16 meeting

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NEW MADRID, Mo. – The Missouri Farm Bureau has announced it is seeking eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. The Missouri Farm Bureau will hold a nominations election to select two nominees each for member and alternate to the National Peanut Board during a meeting to be held on Friday, March 16, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at the New Madrid County USDA- Farm Service Agency (FSA) Service Center Office located at 495 Us Highway 61, New Madrid, MO 63869. The telephone number for the New Madrid County FSA Office in New Madrid, MO is (573) 748-2557.

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