GA Tech President Learns about Peanut Industry

Georgia Tech President G.P. “Bud” Peterson and his wife Val Peterson stopped by the Georgia Peanut Commission office this week as a part of their South Georgia tour to visit Georgia Tech alumni, Regents, business leaders, lawmakers and other friends of the Institute. The Georgia Peanut Commission has funded research with Georgia Tech since 2015 in the Agricultural Technology Research …

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National Peanut Board Expands Reach of Research Dollars with NIFA Co-Funding

The National Peanut Board, along with funding partner USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), announces the awarding of research grants totaling $ 1.4 million to help find solutions to two vexing issues: accurate diagnosis of peanut and food allergies and continuous improvements in water use efficiency in peanuts. The National Peanut Board’s co-funding opportunity with NIFA was made …

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Cotton and Peanut Crop Nearly Planted

Planting of the nation’s cotton crop is nearing completion. As of this past Sunday, 92 percent of the crop was in the ground. And according to USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey, a sizeable percentage of the crop looks good at this time.     In Alabama, 97 percent of the cotton crop has been planted as of this past Sunday, which …