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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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43rd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show set for Jan. 17, 2019 in Tifton

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

Make plans to attend the 43rd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, 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 with …

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GPC Hurricane Michael Update: Impact on Georgia’s Peanut Industry

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

Hurricane Michael devastated Georgia agriculture during the most inopportune time; harvest season for many agricultural commodities. One of those commodities included peanuts, where 50 percent of the crop had been harvested. The remaining 50 percent is yet to be harvested as crop conditions deteriorate and damaged peanut buying points struggle to regain power to dry and grade the peanuts. Many …

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Georgia Peanut Commission to Promote Peanuts with Annual Event Oct. 15-19

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

The Georgia Peanut Commission and Georgia Bankers Association will join forces Oct. 15-19, 2018, to promote the 42nd annual Georgia Peanut Bank Week. Financial institutions and local banks across the state will offer a tribute to Georgia’s 4,500 peanut farm families and the sustainability they provide to Georgia’s state and local economies. The 2018 theme, “Bank on Georgia Peanuts,” will …

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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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Georgia Cotton Producer on Research Efforts

Dan Cotton, Georgia

Many cotton and peanut producers recently attended the annual University of Georgia Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day in Tifton. Members of the UGA Cotton and Peanut Teams discussed various research efforts. One of those attending was Bulloch County farmer, Lee Crumley, who serves on the Georgia Cotton Commission. He talks about the research efforts underway that the Commission helps …

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Georgia Producers Invited to Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Peanuts

The 2018 University of Georgia Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day will be held Wednesday, Sept. 5 at the Experiment Station in Tifton. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton says this is a great place for producers to learn about research efforts funded by their checkoff dollars. Georgia Producers Invited to Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day

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Georgia Peanut Commission Holds Referendum March 16-April 16

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) will hold a referendum March 16 through April 16 giving peanut producers an opportunity to vote on reaffirming the commission. State law mandates that a referendum be held every three years. Georgia peanut producers invest $2 per ton to fund the commission and its research, education, promotion and communication programs. The last referendum in 2015 …