Category Archives: Georgia News

October/November 2018 Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The October/November 2018 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Georgia Peanut Farm Show set for Jan. 17 in Tifton Searching for the Ideal Cover Crop Foes on the Field, Partners in … Continue reading

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2018 Peanut Tour Showcases Southeast Georgia’s peanut industry

When people think of Georgia peanuts, they often think of the thousands of acres planted on the western half of the coastal plain. But the truth is that east Georgia boasts its share of peanuts as well. During the 2018 … Continue reading

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Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day set for Sept. 5, 2018, 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. 5, 2018, in Tifton, Georgia. The field day will start at 8:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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Applications are now being accepted for Peanut Leadership Academy Class XI

Applications are now being accepted for Class XI of the Peanut Leadership Academy. To be eligible for participation, candidates must derive their primary livelihood from farming and currently produce peanuts, make a commitment to the program and agree to attend … Continue reading

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USDA Adds New Tools, Resources to Farmers.gov to Aid Producers

Agricultural producers have new resources available to them to prepare for and recover from impacts of natural disasters on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new website, farmers.gov. The site has updated tools and information to help agricultural producers identify the … Continue reading

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Georgia Peanut Commission seeks National Peanut Board nominees for Alternate position

The Georgia Peanut Commission seeks eligible peanut producers who are interested in serving as an alternate member on the National Peanut Board. The Georgia Peanut Commission will hold a nominations election to select two nominees for alternate position to the … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaches for Continuous Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment

Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Richard Fordyce reminded producers recently that the deadline to sign up for enrollment in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. “Any agricultural producer that has eligible land should review the benefits … Continue reading

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July/August 2018 Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The July/August 2018 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: APRES celebrates 50 years Harvest Guidebook Georgia Peanut Tour set for September Industry awards at USA Peanut Congress Check off reports from … Continue reading

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Georgia Peanut Tour set for September

The thirty-second annual Georgia Peanut Tour will be held September 18-20, 2018, in Savannah, Georgia, and the surrounding area. The tour brings the latest information on peanuts while giving a first-hand view of industry infrastructure from production and handling to … Continue reading

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USDA announces one week left to complete the 2017 Census of Agriculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) ends all data collection for the 2017 Census of Agriculture on July 31. Anyone who received the Census questionnaire is required by law to respond by that date, and … Continue reading

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