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The Mississippi Peanut Growers Association is organized and operated for educational and scientific purposes, to bring together, for cooperation and coordination, all persons, both public and private, interested in enhancing the production, marketing, distribution, and utilization of peanuts.
Membership to the association will be one of two categories: Active members and associate.
Active members will be defined as anyone who produces peanuts in one of three consecutive years.
Associate members will be anyone that has an interest in peanut production including but not limited to educational or industry persons.
A Board of Directors of at least seven (7) members shall manage the affairs of the association. These members will represent producers, one from each of the four (4) geographic regions of the state defined in the By-laws, and three (3) at large members. The membership shall elect the Directors at each annual meeting.
President – Joe Morgan
Vice President – Lonnie Fortner
Association Board Members
District 1 – Joe Morgan
District 2 – Lonnie Fortner
District 3 – Alan Atkins
District 4 – Patrick Martin
At-Large Position A – Scott Flowers
At-Large Position B – Bernard Jones
At-Large Position C – Van Hensarling
Executive Director – Malcolm Broome, Ph.D.