■ UGA experts to discuss the economy, 2018 farm bill at Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series
▶ The Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series will be held Jan. 18-27. University of Georgia agricultural economists will present insights into the latest market and regulatory conditions for the state’s largest industry. Hosted by the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the 2017 seminar series will be held in Macon, Marietta, Carrollton, Tifton, Bainbridge, Lyons, Waynesboro and Athens, Georgia. Registration for the series is now open at georgiaagforecast.com.
■ National Center for Peanut Competitiveness Decision Aids for 2016 Peanut Crop
▶ Peanuts 2016: Payment Limit vs. Acreage Planted
▶ 2015 U.S. Peanut Price - PLC Rate
■ 2015 GPC Research Reports
▶ Click here to view the reports.
The University of Georgia Peanut Team produces a Peanut Update every year for growers. The update provides information for the 2017 production season focusing on climate summary for 2016 and outlook for 2017, peanut cultivar options, peanut breeding, 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 . . .
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.
The 41st annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show will be held Jan. 19, 2017, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, Georgia. The one-day show offers peanut farmers and those involved in the peanut industry the ability to learn more about the latest products, services and peanut research within the peanut industry. Click here for more information.