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May/June 2024 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The May/June 2024 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: MANA Nutrition expands 2024 Peanut Irrigation & Water Management Guidebook Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Research spans two weeks Southern Peanut Growers Conference … Continue reading

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Peanut farmers approve the Georgia Peanut Commission by 91 percent

The Georgia Peanut Commission’s referendum received reaffirmation with a vote of 91.99 percent during the recent referendum, held March 8 through April 8, 2024. “I appreciate the farmers’ confidence in the commission, and we are committed to continue earning that … Continue reading

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Why it’s critical we act now on peanut sustainability

by Dan Ward When someone asks what sustainability means to me, I pull out my phone and show them a photo of my two-year-old granddaughter, Blakely.  In 20 to 25 years, I want Blakely to have the choice of becoming … Continue reading

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April 2024 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The April 2024 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Unstoppable – DeVane continues to farm despite health challenges 2024 Peanut Disease & Insect Guidebook Peanut Leadership Academy Class XIII hosts second … Continue reading

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Georgia Peanut Commission approves funding for FY 2024-2025 research projects

The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) board of directors has approved $791,639 in research project funding for the 2024-25 research budget year. This action was taken during the commission’s March board meeting. The research projects approved include 40 project proposals submitted … Continue reading

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Georgia Peanut Commission holds referendum March 8 – April 8

The Georgia Peanut Commission will hold a referendum March 8 through April 8 giving peanut producers an opportunity to vote on reaffirming the commission. State law mandates a referendum be held every three years. Georgia peanut producers invest $2 per … Continue reading

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U.S. Peanut Federation Travels to Washington, D.C. for Spring Fly-In

March 8, 2024, WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives from the U.S. Peanut Federation (USPF) traveled to Washington, D.C. this week for their annual Spring Fly-In. During the trip, USPF representatives met with key members of the U.S. House of Representatives and … Continue reading

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March 2024 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The March 2024 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Seeding Success – New Technology Helps Farmers at Planting 2024 Peanut Weed Guidebook Six Wiregrass Schools Taking Part in Unique Peanut Research … Continue reading

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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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