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Celebrate March - National Peanut Month

March is National Peanut Month, a time to celebrate one of America’s favorite foods! The Georgia peanut industry kicked off the celebration today by hosting the 2019 Georgia PB&J Day at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia. During the event, the Georgia Peanut Commission and Peanut Proud donated 14,400 jars of peanut butter to the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
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Senators Perdue, Isakson continue to fight for agriculture disaster relief

U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) introduced a supplemental disaster relief package to provide critical funding for Georgia and other states recovering from recent hurricane and wildfire damage.
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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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2019 UGA Peanut Update

The University of Georgia Peanut Team produces a Peanut Production Quick Reference Guide every year for growers. The update provides information for the 2019 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 $581,896 to peanut research facilities in the state during the 2018-19 Fiscal Year. This effort funded 34 research projects from the University of Georgia and the USDA Agricultural Research Service. View the reports.

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National Peanut Month

National Peanut Month kicks off in March so check back often to learn more about activities throughout the month. National Peanut Month had its beginnings as National Peanut Week in 1941. It was expanded into a month-long celebration in 1974.    

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