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Peanut & Agribusiness COVID-19 Relief Act Update

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

(GPC) — The Georgia Peanut Commission hosted a webinar discussion with U.S. Congressmen Sanford Bishop and Austin Scott. The congressmen discussed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. CARES Act – Key Ag Provisions The U.S. Senate and House of Representatives moved quickly on the third relief legislation, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES …

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Day in Atlanta

Dan Georgia, Peanuts

March is National Peanut Month and the Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) kicked off the celebration with their annual Peanut Butter and Jelly Day at the State Capital in Atlanta. Tyron Spearman was there and has the story. Celebrate March – National Peanut Month The Georgia peanut industry joins together to celebrate National Peanut Month in March and donate peanut butter to the …

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Georgia Peanut Farm Show Was a Success

Taylor Hillman Georgia, Peanuts

More than 1,600 people attended last week’s Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference in Tifton, Georgia. The show is sponsored each year by the Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) and Don Koehler, GPC executive director, told Southeast AgNet’s Clint Thompson their 44th Farm Show was really a success.

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Georgia Peanut Commission to host Research Report Day

Dan Georgia, Peanuts, Research

By Clint Thompson Georgia peanut farmers interested in learning more about how their financial support is being used in research projects are invited to the annual Georgia Peanut Commission Research Report Day on Wednesday, Feb. 5. The event will be held at the National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL), located on the UGA Tifton campus off Rainwater Road in …

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44th Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show Set for Jan. 16, 2020, in Tifton

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

Make plans to attend the 44th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. The one-day show is free and open to all farmers and industry representatives to attend.   Attendees will have the opportunity to visit …

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Nominations Open for Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

(GPC) — Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer. The state winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Tifton, Georgia. The award is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission and BASF. The Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award is based upon the applicant’s overall farm operation; environmental …