Disaster Assistance Petition

Farmers across the state of Georgia were severely impacted by Hurricane Michael. Our congressional leaders in Washington are close to reaching a deal to fund the federal government through the remainder of the fiscal year, and as of today, that deal does not include disaster assistance. If disaster assistance is not included in this funding deal, there will be few opportunities in the future to secure these much-needed resources. We need your help to push a disaster assistance package across the finish line now. Show our congressional leaders how important that aid is. Please sign the petition now!
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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.
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GPC Programs

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.

Educational Materials
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Upcoming Events

Georgia Peanut Research Report Day

The Georgia Peanut Commission will hold the annual Research Report Day, Feb. 6, 2019, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL), located on the University of Georgia Tifton campus at 2360 Rainwater Road, Tifton, Georgia 31793. The event provides growers and industry representatives an opportunity to hear the latest reports and newest information available on peanut research projects funded by GPC in 2018.    

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