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Agriculture Disaster Assistance Info Session for Producers

The Agriculture Disaster Assistance Information Session for Producers was held at the UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center on Monday, Oct 22. Representatives from USDA, FSA, NRCS, Rural Development & RMA were in attendance to update producers.
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Georgia Peanut Commission Hurricane Michael Update: Impact on Georgia's Peanut Industry

Hurricane Michael devastated Georgia agriculture during the most inopportune time; harvest season for many agricultural commodities. One of those commodities included peanuts, where 50 percent of the crop had been harvested. The remaining 50 percent is yet to be harvested as crop conditions deteriorate and damaged peanut buying points struggle to regain power to dry and grade the peanuts. Many unknowns remain about the devastation of the 2018 Georgia peanut crop.
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2018 Farm Bill Update

The Georgia Peanut Commission continues to work on the farmer's behalf in Washington, D.C. through the legislative process of developing the 2018 Farm Bill. Through this process GPC has testified at various ag committee hearings and listening sessions with the U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee and U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee and met on your behalf with numerous members of Congress.
Click here for the latest Farm Bill information.


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2018 UGA Peanut Update

The University of Georgia Peanut Team produces a Peanut Update every year for growers. The update provides information for the 2018 production season on peanut cultivar options, planting tips, inoculant reminders, peanut rotations update, weed control, insect management, irrigation update, disease update and Peanut Rx. The publication is made possible through funding from the Georgia Peanut Commission. View the update . . .

GPC Reseach Reports

The Georgia Peanut Commission awarded $523,496 to peanut research facilities in the state during the 2017-18 Fiscal Year. This effort funded 32 research projects from the University of Georgia and the USDA Agricultural Research Service. View the reports.

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Upcoming Events

Georgia Peanut Farm Show

The 43rd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show is set for Jan. 17, 2019, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Ga. The one-day show offers farmers the ability to view the latest products, services and peanut research at the show. Click here for more information.