2024 Georgia Peanut Farm Show

2024 Georgia Peanut
Farm Show

January 18, 2024
University of Georgia Tifton Campus
Tifton, Georgia

Attendees were able to fine-tune their farming operations with information gained at the 47th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference Jan. 18, 2024, 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 yield and quality of 2023 peanuts and what to expect in 2024, weed, disease and nematode management for 2024 and sustainability in Georgia peanut production. An industry seed seminar was held, which highlighted peanut varieties available for 2024.

University of Georgia Peanut Seminar

Presented by

Dr. Scott Monfort
University of Georgia

Dr. Eric Prostko
University of Georgia

Dr. Bob Kemerait
University of Georgia

Dr.Taylor Singleton
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
Donald Shirah, Camilla, GA

District 2
Gerald Fowler, Sycamore, GA

District 3
Lee Cromley, Brooklet, Ga.

District 4
Sam Crenshaw, Cordele, Ga.

District 5 Posthumously
 Richard Morrison, Lumpkin, Ga.

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

Mallory Harvey
Baxley, Ga.

Distinguished Service Award

Mr. John T. Powell
Executive Director of the American Peanut Shellers Association and
The Peanut Institute

Research and Education Award

Dr. Glen Harris
University of Georgia Extension Soil Fertility Specialist

Media Award

Mr. Dal Cannady
Former Bureau Chief for WTOC-TV in Savannah

Grand Door Prize

Jim Deen, Broxton, Ga., was the winner of the 2024 Grand Door Prize presented by Kelley Manufacturing Co. Deen received one season’s use of a new KMC peanut combine
and the option of purchasing the combine from a KMC dealer with a $15,000 off the list price at the end of the 2024 season, as well as a cash prize.

Grower Door Prize

Amadas Industries also provided the Grower Door Prize to Zach Brown, Sumner, Georgia. Brown (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 Ted O’Steen, Ambrose, Georgia. O’Steen (left) received a customized Grizzly cooler and a certificate for Amadas parts.

2024 Exhibitors

Able Ag Solutions, LLC
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC)
Adkinson Motorsports
AgAmerica Lending
AgLogic Chemical, LLC
Agri Supply
Ag Solutions
Ag Technologies LLC
American National
Amadas Industries
American Peanut Council/The Peanut Research Foundation
American Peanut Research & Education Society
AMVAC Chemical
Atlantic & Southern Equipment
BASF Corporation
Bayer CropScience
Brown Irrigation and Electrical
Carden & Associates, Inc.
CIMXag Insurance LLC
Colombo NA Inc.
Concept AgriTek
Corteva Agriscience
DeltAg Formulations
Elite Ag LLC
Farm Credit Associations of Georgia
Farmers Business Network
Farmers Harvest Inc.
Flint Ag and 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
Growers Mineral Solutions
Harrell Ag Products
HudsonAlpha Wiregrass
JLA International
Kannar Earth Science, Ltd.

Kelley Manufacturing Co.
Lasseter Tractor Company
Lindsay Corp.
Magno Jet USA
Meherrin Ag & Chemical
Merica Agro
Miller Chemical & Fertilizer
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
Rainbow Mfg. Co.
Reinke Manufacturing
R.W. Griffin Industries LLC
Simplot Grower Solutions
South Georgia Banking Company
Southeastern Peanut Farmer
Southern AGCOM, Inc.
Southern Peanut Farmers Federation
Southern Peanut Growers
Specialty Sales Co.
Sumner Ag Services, Inc.
Sunbelt Ag Expo
Sutton System Sales Inc.
Terra Haven Commodities
The Peanut Grower
The Peanut Institute
Tidewater Equipment 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
U.S. Peanut PAC
Valent USA LLC
Valley Irrigation