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Nomination Meetings Scheduled to Fill Posts on Georgia Peanut Commission

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

Peanut producers to vote on posts in GPC Districts 2, 4 and 5 Nomination meetings to fill three positions on the Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) Board of Directors will be held Dec. 10 in Ocilla, Vienna and Americus. The Georgia Farm Bureau Federation will conduct the meetings during which peanut producers will nominate peers to represent the Peanut Commission’s Districts …

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Georgia Peanut Farm Show Thursday, Jan. 18

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

Producers can improve the bottom-line of their farming operations with knowledge, connections and information gained at the 42nd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference, held at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center, Jan. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Peanut farmers and those involved in the peanut industry will be able to learn more about the …

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Peanut Industry Hosts Reception for Congressional Peanut Caucus Members

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

Congresswoman Roby and Congressman Bishop co-chair Peanut Caucus The Southern Peanut Farmers Federation, American Peanut Shellers Association and National Peanut Buying Points Association joined together to recognize members of the Congressional Peanut Caucus at a reception Dec. 5, 2017, in Washington, D.C. United States Congresswoman Martha Roby, R-Alabama, and Congressman Sanford Bishop, D-Georgia, serve as co-chairs of the Congressional Peanut …

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Southeast Peanut Growers Meet

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Peanuts

The theme for last week’s Southern Peanut Growers Conference was “Navigating the Marketplace”, and farmers from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi met on Florida’s Emerald Coast to learn and network. Those attending included Caleb Bristow, executive director of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association; Ken Barton, executive director of the Florida Peanut Producers Association; and Don Koehler, executive director of the …

Morris elected chairman of the Georgia Peanut Commission

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

Armond Morris, peanut farmer from Ocilla, Georgia, was elected chairman of the Georgia Peanut Commission during the monthly board meeting in February. This is Morris’ sixteenth term as chairman of the commission. He has also served as chairman of the board previously in 1996 and 1997, 2003 and every year since 2005. “I look forward to serving Georgia’s peanut growers …

Georgia Peanut Commission Research Report Day set for February 9

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

The Georgia Peanut Commission will hold the annual Research Report Day, Feb. 9, 2017, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL), located on the University of Georgia Tifton campus at 2360 Rainwater Road, Tifton, Ga. 31793. The event provides growers and industry representatives an opportunity to hear the latest reports and newest information available …