2023 Georgia Peanut Farm Show

2023 Georgia Peanut
Farm Show

January 19, 2023
University of Georgia Tifton Campus
Tifton, Georgia

Attendees were able to fine-tune their farming operations with information gained at the 46th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference Jan. 19, 2023, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. The show is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission.

The one-day show offered farmers a chance to view the products and services of 100 exhibitors and education opportunities. The University of Georgia Peanut Team presented an educational peanut production seminar focusing on the impact of of tomato spotted wilt virus and management options for 2023. An industry seed seminar was held, which highlighted peanut varieties available for 2023.

UGA Peanut Production Seminar

Presented by

Dr. Scott Monfort
University of Georgia

Dr. ALbert Culbreath
University of Georgia

Dr. mark Abney
University of Georgia

Dr. Bob Kemerait
University of Georgia

Peanut Seed Seminar

Presented by

Billy Skaggs
Georgia Crop Improvement Association

Dr. Bill Branch
University of Georgia

Dr. Corley Holbrook

Dr. Charles Chen
Auburn University

Dr. Scott Monfort
University of Georgia

Farm Show Award Winners

Outstanding Georgia Peanut Farmer of the Year
Sponsored by Georgia Peanut Commission & AgriSupply

District 1
St. Elmo Harrison, Whigham, Ga.

District 2
Armond Morris, Tifton, GA

District 3
Lamar Black, Millen, Ga.

District 4
Barry Martin, Hawkinsville, Ga.

District 5
Jack Miller, Leslie, Ga.

Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer of the Year
Sponsored by Georgia Peanut Commission & BASF

Adam Curles
Camilla, Ga.

Georgia Peanut Hall of Fame

Distinguished Service Award

The Honorable Sonny Perdue
Chancellor, The University System of Georgia

The Honorable Gary Black
Former Commissioner, Georgia Department of Agriculture

Research and Education Award

Mr. Calvin Perry
Retired Superintendent
University of Georgia’s C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park

The University of Georgia Peanut Team

Promotion Award

Media Award

Mr. Bob Parker
President, National Peanut Board

The Peanut Farm Market News
Tyron Spearman, Editor

Innovator Award

Special Award

Dr. Bill Branch
Peanut Breeder
University of Georgia

Dr. Darlene Cowart
Vice President of Food Safety & Quality
Birdsong Peanuts

Grand Door Prize

The Grand Door Prize donated by Kelley Manufacturing Co. was presented to Cole Godowns, Louisville, Georgia. Jackson receives one season’s use of a new KMC peanut combine and the option of purchasing the combine from a KMC dealer with $15,000 off the list price at the end of the 2023 season, as well as a cash prize.

Grower Door Prize

Amadas Industries also provided the Grower Door Prize to Austin Griffin, Ocilla, Georgia. Griffin (center) received a customized Grizzly cooler and a certificate  towards the purchase of a new Amadas self-propelled peanut combine, pull-type peanut combine, peanut digger or peanut dump cart.

Amadas Industries also provided the Grower Door Prize to Gary Paulk, Wray, Georgia. Paulk (left) received a customized Grizzly cooler and a certificate for Amadas parts.

2023 Exhibitors

Able Ag Solutions, LLC
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC)
Adkinson Motorsports
AgAmerica Lending
AgLogic Chemical, LLC
Ag Nutrients, LLC
Ag Technologies
AgWorks H2, LLC
Agri Supply
Amadas Industries
American Peanut Council/The Peanut Research Foundation
American Peanut Research & Education Society
AMVAC Chemical
Atlantic & Southern Equipment
B-hyve Ag
BASF Corp.
Bayer CropScience
Boa Safra Ag
Carden & Associates, Inc.
Chapman Trading Company
Chemical Containers, Inc.
Clenney Insurance of Blakely Inc. 
Colombo NA Inc.
Corteva Agriscience
Custom Ag Formulators
DeltAg Formulations
Elite Ag LLC
EnviroKure Inc. 
Farm Credit Associations of Georgia
Farmers Business Network
Farmers Harvest Inc.
Flint Ag & Turf
FMC Corporation
Georgia Corn Growers Association
Georgia Crop Improvement Assn.
Georgia Department of Agriculture
Georgia Development Authority
Georgia Farm Bureau
Georgia Federal-State Inspection Service
Georgia’s Integrated Cultivar Release System
Georgia Organic Solutions
Georgia Peanut Commission
Greenleaf Technologies
Growers Mineral Solutions
Harrell Ag Products
JLA International
Kannar Earth Science, Ltd.
Kelley Manufacturing Co.
Kingline Equipment
Lasseter Tractor Company
Lindsay Corp.

Meherrin Ag & Chemical
Merica Agro
Miller Chemical & Fertilizer
Mixon Seed Service
National Peanut Board
National Peanut Buying Points Assn.
Newton Crouch Company, LLC
Nichino America Inc.
Nolin Steel
Nutrien Ag Solutions
Peerless Mfg. Co.
Quail Forever
Rabo AgriFinance
Rainbow Mfg. Co.
Reinke Manufacturing
Rhonda Griffin Fine Art
R.W. Griffin Industries LLC
Simplot Grower Solutions
South Georgia Banking Company
Southeast Ag Equipment Co.
Southeastern Peanut Farmer
Southern AGCOM, Inc.
Southern Peanut Farmers Federation
Southern Peanut Growers
Specialty Sales
Sumner Ag Services, Inc.
Sunbelt Ag Expo
The Peanut Grower
The Peanut Institute
Tidewater Equipment Co.
Trellis, Inc.
Triangle Chemical Co.
University of Georgia Peanut Team
University of Georgia Tifton Campus
USDA-ARS National Peanut Research Lab
USDA Farm Service Agency
USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
USDA National Research Conservation Service
USDA Rural Development
U.S. Peanut PAC
Valent USA LLC
Valley Irrigation