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■ Georgia Peanut Bank Week
    ▶  The 2016 Georgia Peanut Bank Week is scheduled this year for Oct. 17-21, 2016 at banks across the state of Georgia. The deadline for orders is July 30, 2016, for all Georgia banks planning to participate. This year's theme is: "Peanuts. In Georgia, Money Grows on Vines . . . Peanut Vines." Click here for more information.

■ National Center for Peanut Competitiveness Decision Aids for 2016 Peanut Crop
    ▶  Peanuts 2016: Payment Limit vs. Acreage Planted

■ PB My Way: For Life Recipe Contest
    ▶  Our taste buds are tingling after testing all the scrumptious PB creations that were submitted for the 2016 PB My Way: For Life recipe contest - and we're loving every spoonful of it! From healthy bites that fueled our day and simple kid-friendly snacks to decadently sweet treats and hearty PB-packed meals, it's clear our fellow peanut butter lovers were up for the challenge of showing off their best PB creations. Click here to view the winning receipes.

■ 2015 GPC Research Reports
    ▶  Click here to view the reports.

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2016 UGA Peanut Update

The University of Georgia Peanut Team produces a Peanut Update every year for growers. The update provides information for the 2016 production season focusing on marketing, replant decisions, peanut breeding, insect management, disease update, Peanut Rx and weed control. The publication is made possible through funding from the Georgia Peanut Commission. View the update . . .

GPC Reseach Reports

The Georgia Peanut Commission awarded $398,630 to peanut research facilities in the state during the 2015-16 Fiscal Year. This effort funded 31 research projects from the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech and the USDA Agricultural Research Service. View the reports.

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UGA Cotton/Peanut Research Field Day

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. 7, 2016, in Tifton, Georgia. Information about the field day is available online by clicking here.

Georgia Peanut Tour

The 30th annual Georgia Peanut Tour will be held Sept. 13-15, 2016, in Tifton, 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 processing and utilization. Information about the tour is available online by clicking here.