Mississippi Peanut Growers Association annual meeting set for Feb. 12 & 13, 2014

MPGAlogo_rgbThe Mississippi Peanut Growers Association plan to hold their annual meeting and trade show Feb. 12 and 13, 2014, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center in Hattiesburg, Miss. The event provides growers with the latest information on peanut production, research and new products. The early bird session on Wed., Feb. 12 includes information on peanut production and research, peanut insect research, disease control and wild hog damage management. On Thurs., Feb. 13, growers will have the opportunity to visit with several exhibitors showcasing equipment and services for the peanut industry. The annual meeting begins at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday with information on Mississippi State University’s role in Mississippi peanut industry, updates from National Peanut Board and Peanut Institute, as well as information on soil fertility, tillage and row spacing and a marketing outlook for 2014. The meeting is free for all peanut farmers to attend.

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