January 18, 2018
University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center
Tifton, Ga.
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


More than 1,400 farmers are expected to attend the 42nd annual event to see more than 100 exhibits in the peanut industry.

University of Georgia Peanut Production Seminars and the industry wide sponsored
Peanut Seed Seminar.

The one-day show includes awards ceremony and door prizes for farmers.

42nd Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show & Conference Schedule
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018
8:30 a.m. - Show Opens
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Blood Drive
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - UGA Peanut Production Seminar
10:35 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. - Industry Seed Seminar
12:00 p.m. - Farm Show Luncheon & Awards Ceremony
2:00 p.m. - Grand Door Prize Drawing
2:30 p.m. - Show Closes
University of Georgia Peanut Production Seminar
"Where did my yield go?"
A team response to a frustrating harvest.
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Small Auditorium, UGA Tifton Campus Conference Ctr.

Welcome - Donald Chase, GPC Research Committee Chairman
2017 in Review - Dr. Scott Monfort, UGA
Irrigation Management and Weather - Dr. Wes Porter, UGA
Insects - Dr. Mark Abney, UGA
Fertility - Dr. Glen Harris, UGA
Disease and Nematodes - Dr. Bob Kemerait, UGA

Continuing education credits for the seminar include:
- Georgia Commercial and Private Pesticide License holders
- Certified Crop Advisors
- Irrigation Association Certification Holders
Industry Seed Seminar
10:35 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
Small Auditorium, UGA Tifton Campus Conference Ctr.
Welcome - Bill Bullard, chairman of the American Peanut Shellers Association Committee on Variety & Seed Development
Update - Seed Quality and Quantity for 2018 Planting
               Billy Skaggs, Georgia Crop Improvement Association
Varieties Currently in Production and on Horizon -
               Dr. Bill Branch, Peanut Breeder, University of Georgia
               Dr. Barry Tillman, Peanut Breeder, University of Florida
               Dr. Corley Holbrook, Peanut Breeder, USDA/ARS
               Dr. Charles Chen, Peanut Breeder, Auburn University
Timely Advice for Growers
               Dr. Scott Monfort, University of Georgia Peanut Agronomist

The Industry Seed Seminar is sponsored by:
American Peanut Shellers Association
Southern Peanut Farmers Federation
Georgia Peanut Commission
Kelley Manufacturing Co. sponsors Grand Door Prize
During this year's show, Kelley Manufacturing Co. is providing the Grand Door Prize package for 2018. The winner receives one season's use of a new peanut combine (choice of four-row, six-row or combine with Unload-On-The-Go option). At the end of the 2018 season, the winner has the option of purchasing the combine from an authorized KMC dealer with $15,000 off the list price. Also, KMC is providing a second drawing for one season's use of a new Digger Shaker Inverter (choice of rigid or flex model in a two-row, four-row or six-row) or the use of a new KMC Dump Cart. At the end of the 2018 season, the winner has the option of purchasing the digger or dump cart from an authorized KMC dealer with 10 percent off the list price. The winners must be a certified peanut farmer with an FSA farm number and present to win.
Amadas Industries sponsors Grower Door Prize
The Grower Prize is the choice of one season's use of a new Amadas four-row or six-row peanut digger/inverter or a certificate good for the amount of $10,000.00 towards the purchase of any new Amadas self-propelled combine or $5,000 towards the purchase of a new 4-row or 6-row Amadas pull-type combine. The winner must be a certified peanut farmer with an FSA farm number and be present to win.
Door Prizes
The Georgia Peanut Farm Show and exhibitors are providing a variety of door prizes this year including gift cards, a fire pit with Georgia Peanuts logo, flat screen television, Yeti cooler and Georgia Peanut tumblers, Remington 870 Express shotgun and registration and lodging for the 2018 Southern Peanut Growers Conference.
Blood Drive
The Georgia Peanut Commission is holding a blood drive through OneBlood on Thursday, Jan. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. January is Blood Donor Month so help save a life by donating during Farm Show. All donors receive a FREE gift and wellness screening including cholesterol, iron and blood pressure check. Give the gift of life - donate blood! Donors can stop by the blood mobile bus any time during the show.
For more information, contact Hannah Jones at 229-386-3470 or hannah@gapeanuts.com or Jessie Bland at 229-386-3472 or jessie@gapeanuts.com.