Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show held in February

Marshall Lamb, research leader at the National Peanut Research Laboratory, provides a marketing and crop outlook for 2018 to attendees at the 13th annual Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show held at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan, Ala., Feb. 8, 2018.

Marshall Lamb, research leader at the National Peanut Research Laboratory, provides a marketing and crop outlook for 2018 to attendees at the 13th annual Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show held at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan, Ala., Feb. 8, 2018.

The 13th annual Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show was again deemed a huge success. The event was held on February 8, 2018, at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds in Dothan, Alabama.

This year’s attendance reached more than 400 with the largest number of exhibitors ever participating.

Peanut producers, along with others interested in the peanut industry and in agriculture as a whole attended the one-day event. In addition to the trade show, a marketing and crop outlook for the upcoming growing season was presented by Marshall Lamb from the National Peanut Research Lab in Dawson, Georgia.

Several door prizes were given away throughout the day, including Kelly Manufacturing Company’s Grand Door Prize that was won by Gena Waller of Glenwood, Alabama. The Grower Prize, presented by Amadas, was presented to Chris Parker of Headland, Alabama. Winner of a Remington shotgun was Reginald Britt of Campbellton, Florida. Winning a free trip to the 2018 Southern Peanut Growers Conference was David Davis of Cottondale, Florida.

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