GPC Promoting Peanuts Through NASCAR

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By Will Jordan It is time to start your engine and put the pedal to the floor as the Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) gears up for NASCAR this weekend at the Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega County, Alabama. Through Front Row Motorsports, the Georgia Peanut Commission invests advertising dollars to promote Georgia peanuts to NASCAR fans around the world. A car …

Georgia Peanut Tour Visits Southwest Georgia

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By Will Jordan The Georgia Peanut Tour, coordinated by the Georgia Peanut Commission, University of Georgia Extension peanut team and the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service, focused on Southwest Georgia during its visit through Southwest Georgia on Sept. 12-14. Participants came from many states and foreign countries to familiarize themselves with peanut production. During one stop on the tour, …

Georgia Peanuts Reap Benefits from Hurricane Idalia

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by Will Jordan The Georgia Peanut Commission and Georgia Cotton Commission held their joint Cotton-Peanut Field Day in Tifton last week focusing on current research and late-season trends across both crops. To discuss the Georgia peanut crop’s current stage and potential impacts of Hurricane Idalia, Southeast AgNet visited with Scott Monfort, University of Georgia Extension Peanut Agronomist.


Plains Peanut Festival Celebrates Peanut Harvest and Honors 39th President

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TIFTON, GA (GPC-September 18, 2019) — The 23rd annual Plains Peanut Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 28 in Plains, Georgia, home of President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter. The event highlights the harvest of its cash crop, peanuts, which has big potential across the globe by providing a sustainable and nutritious product and fighting malnutrition. Georgia leads …