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- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced a new peanut revenue policy that will be available for eligible peanut producers in 2015. View press release.

- The Georgia Peanut Commission is urging all farmers to take action on a recent letter received from the Farm Service Agency (FSA) asking for verification of a farm’s acreage history. Failure to review the letter and respond could potentially mean a loss of any potential funds available for farmers. View press release.

- At the Southern Peanut Growers Conference in Panama City, Florida, the National Center for Peanut Competitiveness (NCPC) officially launched the “Preliminary Base Acreage and Payment Yields Decision Calculator.” The NCPC developed the calculator to assist producers in developing farm strategies and decisions based on their individual needs.
View press release.
Download Calculator Instructions.
Download Preliminary Base Acreage and Payment Yields Decision Calculator.

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Georgia Peanut Bank Week

The Georgia Peanut Commission promotes peanuts each year through the Georgia Peanut Bank Week held in October. >> Learn more about Georgia Peanut Bank Week


2014 UGA Peanut Update

The University of Georgia Peanut Team produces a Peanut Update every year for growers. The update provides information for the 2014 production season focusing on marketing, replant decisions, peanut breeding, insect management, disease update, Peanut Rx and weed control. The publication is made possible through funding from the Georgia Peanut Commission. View the update . . .

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Sunbelt Ag Expo

Visit the Georgia Peanut Commission building during the 37th Annual Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition, Oct. 14-16, 2014. Inside the peanut building, visitors can sample country fried peanuts, boiled peanuts, grilled PB&J's and Jif peanut butter. Visitors will also be able to see the Planter's NutMobile and David Ragan's race car. Crowned as North America’s Premier Farm Show® and the largest Farm Show in America with field demonstrations, the Sunbelt Ag Expo brings together all segments of rural living from research and education to the live farm harvest and agribusiness. View Expo info.