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Peanuts Help Drive the Rural Economy

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One of the speakers during the 20th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference this past weekend in Miramar Beach, Florida was Dr. Kent Wolfe, director of the Center for Agribusiness & Economic Development at the University of Georgia. AgWired’s Cindy Zimmerman talked with him about the increasing population movement out of rural Southeast counties. Peanuts Help Drive the Rural Economy

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Southern Peanut Growers Celebrating 20 Years

Dan Peanuts

The 2018 Southern Peanut Growers Conference is celebrating 20 years this week, with their annual conference kicking off today (July 19, 2018) and running through Saturday (July 21st, 2018) at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Miramar Beach, Florida. The three-day event brings together peanut farmers and industry partners from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi to discuss peanut production, legislative issues, …

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Southern Peanut Growers to Meet Next Month

Dan News from Our Sponsors, Peanuts

Peanut growers across the Southeast are being reminded the 20th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference will be July 19-21, 2018 at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort in Miramar Beach, Florida. But the pre-registration deadline is June 30. The theme for this year’s conference is “Opportunities in Change”. This event will focus on growth opportunities and changes within the peanut …

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Southern Peanut Growers Conference July 19-21

Dan Industry News Release, Peanuts

Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort Mark your calendars for the 20th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference, July 19-21, 2018, at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort, Miramar Beach, Florida. This year’s conference offers farmers an opportunity to learn more about legislative issues, peanut promotions and production issues. The registration fee for growers is $145 which includes all conference events and meals. …

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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 …

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NPB Receives Award at Southern Peanut Growers Conference

Dan Peanuts

The 19th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference is being held this week at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Miramar Beach, Florida. The three-day conference, which wraps up Saturday, provides farmers with information about peanut production, legislative issues, marketing, and promotions. During the event, the National Peanut Board was presented with this year’s Valor Award for their work in …