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Plains Peanut Festival is Saturday

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The 22nd Annual Plains Peanut Festival will be held Saturday, September 22nd in Plains, Georgia. Tyron Spearman has more information. Plains Peanut Festival is Saturday Highlights from the 21st Annual Plains Peanut Festival Courtesy Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts For more information and to view a schedule of activities, visit the official website of the Plains Peanut Festival at www.plainsgeorgia.com.

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Celebrating National Peanut Day

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Cathy Isom is celebrating a popular ingredient, snack and superfood. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Celebrating National Peanut Day Today is National Peanut Day! Despite its name and appearance, the peanut is not a nut, but rather a legume. Peanuts are rich in nutrients, providing over 30 essential nutrients and phytonutrients. They are also a good source of …

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Agri View: Peanut Yield Success

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Everett Griner talks about efforts in improving peanut yield in today’s Agri View. Peanut Yield Success Fifty years ago a ton of peanuts per acre was a good yield for a farmer. Today, you could go broke with a yield like that. An average crop now is 2 tons per acre. Doubling the yield, on any crop, is quite an …

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Discussing Peanut Varieties

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During last week’s University of Georgia Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day, sponsored in part by the Georgia Peanut Commission, growers were able to learn more about various peanut research efforts. Tyron Spearman was there and talked with a well-known peanut breeder about both new and older varieties. Discussing Peanut Varieties