Southern Peanut Growers Conference This Weekend

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Producers from 4 States Meeting in Panama City Beach By Clint Thompson The Southern Peanut Farmers Federation is in Panama City Beach, Florida this weekend for its annual meeting. Producers from Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi are meeting to discuss trends impacting the industry now and continuing into the future. Joy Crosby, assistant executive director of the Georgia Peanut Commission, …

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Southern Peanut Growers Conference Set for July 21-23

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The Georgia Peanut Commission and fellow members of the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation remind growers that registration is ongoing for the annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference, scheduled for July 21-23 at the Edgewater Beach Resort in Panama City Beach, Florida. The three-day event provides farmers from Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi a chance to obtain timely information about peanut-related issues, …

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Southern Peanut Growers Conference Kicks Off Today

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The 22nd Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference kicks off today at the Edgewater Beach Resort in Panama City Beach, Florida. The three-day event will provide farmers with information about peanut production, legislative issues, marketing and promotions. In addition to the conference sessions, the event will focus on the family by offering a ladies program and a golf tournament. Additional information …

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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

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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, …