■ Georgia Peanut Commission supports tornado relief efforts in South Georgia
▶ The Georgia Peanut Commission is donating 10,080 jars of peanut butter towards disaster relief efforts in South Georgia. The Peanut Proud peanut butter is being donated to Second Harvest of South Georgia and disaster relief efforts in Cook and Turner counties. Click here for more information.
■ 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 $423,036 to peanut research facilities in the state during the 2016-17 Fiscal Year. This effort funded 30 research projects from the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech and the USDA Agricultural Research Service. View the reports.
The Georgia Peanut Commission will host the annual Georgia PB&J Day at the Georgia State Capitol, March 20, 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia. During the event, the peanut industry will have plenty of PB&Js, grilled PB&Js, country-fried peanuts, boiled peanuts and more for visitors at the capitol. Click here for more information.