Category Archives: Georgia News

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

Posted in Alabama News, Florida News, General, Georgia News, Legislative, Mississippi News | Leave a comment

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

Posted in General, Georgia News | Comments Off on Georgia Peanut Commission holds referendum March 8 – April 8

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

Posted in Alabama News, Florida News, General, Georgia News, Legislative, Mississippi News | Comments Off on U.S. Peanut Federation Travels to Washington, D.C. for Spring Fly-In

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

Posted in Alabama News, Florida News, General, Georgia News, Legislative, Mississippi News | Comments Off on March 2024 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

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

Posted in Alabama News, Florida News, General, Georgia News, Mississippi News | Comments Off on Peanut Leadership Academy Class XIII hosts first session

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

Posted in General, Georgia News | Comments Off on State Peanut Organizations Seek National Peanut Board Nominees

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

Posted in Alabama News, Florida News, General, Georgia News, Legislative, Mississippi News | Comments Off on Jan/Feb 2024 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

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

Posted in Alabama News, Florida News, General, Georgia News, Legislative, Mississippi News | Comments Off on U.S. Congress Passes Stop-Gap Funding Bill: Includes Farm Bill Extension

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

Posted in Georgia News | Comments Off on Nominations open for 2024 Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award

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

Posted in General, Georgia News, Legislative | Comments Off on 47th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show set for Jan. 18, 2024, in Tifton