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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.


Georgia Peanut Bank Week

The Georgia Peanut Bank Week is is scheduled this year for Oct. 15-19, 2018 at banks across the state of Georgia. The deadline for orders is Aug. 15, 2018, for all Georgia banks planning to participate. This year's theme is: "Bank on Georgia Peanuts."
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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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Southern Peanut Growers Conference

The Southern Peanut Growers Conference is set for July 19-21, 2018, at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Miramar Beach, Fla. The three-day event provides farmers with information about peanut production, legislative issues, marketing and promotions. Click here for more information.