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Peanut Leadership Academy Class XIII hosts first session

Twenty-seven peanut growers and sheller representatives from across the Southeast, Arkansas, Texas and the Virginia-Carolina area began Class XIII of the Peanut Leadership Academy Jan. 8-11, 2024, in Savannah, Georgia. The Peanut Leadership Academy is hosted by the Southern Peanut … Continue reading

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State Peanut Organizations Seek National Peanut Board Nominees

The Georgia Peanut Commission, Texas Peanut Producers Board and South Carolina Peanut Board are seeking eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving on the National Peanut Board. Nomination election meetings will be held to select two nominees each for … Continue reading

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Jan/Feb 2024 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The Jan/Feb 2024 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: 16 on the Rocks Leads to 63 Years 2024 Peanut Variety Guidebook Farm to Table Peanut Harvest Tour USDA Irrigation and Water … Continue reading

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U.S. Congress Passes Stop-Gap Funding Bill: Includes Farm Bill Extension

Nov. 17, 2023, WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate voted this week to approve a short-term funding bill, avoiding a November 17 government shutdown. The funding legislation, which was proposed by Speaker of the … Continue reading

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Nominations open for 2024 Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award

Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer. The state winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024, in Tifton, Ga. The award is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission … Continue reading

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47th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show set for Jan. 18, 2024, in Tifton

(Oct. 25, 2024) Make plans to attend the 47th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024, from 8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. … Continue reading

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USPF Participates in Washington, D.C. Event for Worldwide Hunger

(Oct. 20, 2023 – WASHINGTON, D.C.) United States Peanut Federation (USPF) Chairman Jamie Brown travelled to Washington, D.C. this week to attend meetings and events centered around worldwide hunger and peanut nutrition initiatives. The U.S. Peanut Federation partnered with other … Continue reading

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Oct/Nov 2023 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The Oct/Nov 2023 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: A Home Run with Cover Crops The Big Peanut Restored Southern Peanut Growers Conference In Review Georgia Peanut Farm Show set for … Continue reading

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Georgia Farmers Recognized for 2022 High Yields

Seventeen farmers were recently announced by the University of Georgia Peanut Team for their high yielding peanuts in 2022. The high yields ranged from 4,781 to 6,493 pounds per acre. The winners were recognized at a dinner in August which … Continue reading

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Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day set for Sept. 6, 2023, in Tifton, Georgia

The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the University of Georgia Extension Cotton and Peanut Teams, will co-sponsor a joint research field day on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023, in Tifton, Georgia. The field day will start at 8:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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