■ Nominations open for Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer
▶ Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer. The state winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Tifton, Ga. The award is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission and BASF.
Download award application - Microsoft Word/PDF
■ Georgia Peanut Commission supports Trans-Pacific Partnership
▶ The Georgia Peanut Commission and other agriculture organizations in Georgia recently sent a letter to Georgia's Congressional delegation expressing support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. According to the letter if TPP is implemented, TPP will help level the playing field for U.S. exports and create new opportunities for us in the highly competitive Asia-Pacific region.
Click here to view the letter.
■ 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 2016 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 . . .
The Georgia Peanut Commission awarded $398,630 to peanut research facilities in the state during the 2015-16 Fiscal Year. This effort funded 31 research projects from the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech and the USDA Agricultural Research Service. View the reports.
The 41st annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show will be held Jan. 19, 2017, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center, Tifton, Georgia. The one-day show offers peanut farmers and those involved in the peanut industry the ability to learn more about the latest products, services and peanut research within the peanut industry. Exhibit information is available online by clicking here.