Farm Show

2024 Farm Show

January 18, 2024
University of Georgia tifton campus
tifton, georgia

Make plans to attend the 47th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference set for Jan. 18, 2024. The show will be held Thursday, Jan. 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. The show is free and open to all farmers and industry representatives to attend. The show is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission.

Attendees will have the opportunity to visit with more than 100 agribusinesses and organizations in the peanut and agricultural industry. Farmers will be able to earn private and commercial pesticide applicator certification, as well as learn about cutting-edge research and developments during the University of Georgia Peanut Production Seminar and industry-wide sponsored Peanut Seed Seminar.

47th Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show & Conference Schedule

Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024

8:00 a.m. – Show Opens
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 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

"Taking a Step Forward"

Sponsored by:

Thursday, January 19, 2023
9:00 – 10:30 AM

Small Auditorium, UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center





Welcome                       Donald Chase, Chairman
                                        Georgia Peanut Commission Research Committee



                                        Dr. Scott Monfort, Extension Peanut Agronomist
                                        University of Georgia


Insect Vector                Mark Abney, Extension Entomologist

                                        University of Georgia 



TSWV and Varietal Resistance

                                        Dr. Albert Culbreath, Plant Pathologist

                                        University of Georgia



TSWV RX                      Dr. Bob Kemerait, Extension Plant Pathologist
                                       University of Georgia    



Sponsored by:

Thursday, January 18, 2024

9:00 – 10:30 AM
Small Auditorium, UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center





Welcome – Donald Chase, GPC Research Committee Chairman


What Happened to Yield and Quality in 2023 and What’s to Expect in 2024? – Dr. Scott Monfort, UGA


Challenges to Managing Weeds in 2024 – Dr. Eric Prostko, UGA


Disease & Nematode Management – Refining Management Programs after 2023 – Dr. Bob Kemerait, UGA


Sustainability in Georgia Peanut Production – Dr. Taylor Singleton




Georgia Peanut Farm Show Seed Seminar

Sponsored by:

Thursday, January 18, 2024

10:35 – 11:35 AM
Small Auditorium, UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center





Welcome                       Caleb Weaver, Chairman

                                        Committee on Variety & Seed Development

                                        American Peanut Shellers Assocation



Update – Seed Quality and Quantity for 2024 Planting

                                        Billy Skaggs – GA Crop Improvement Association



Varieties Currently in Production and on Horizon

                                        Dr. Bill Branch, Professor/Peanut Breeder, University of Georgia

                                        Dr. Barry Tillman, Professor/Peanut Breeder, University of Florida

                                        Dr. Corley Holbrook, Peanut Breeder, USDA/ARS

                                        Dr. Charles Chen, Professor/Peanut Breeder, Auburn University &   



Timely Advice for Growers

                                        Dr. Scott Monfort

                                        University of Georgia

                                        Tifton, GA




KMC Sponsors Grand Door Prize

Kelley Manufacturing Co. is offering as a Grand Door Prize the use of a new Peanut Combine (choice of 4-row, 6-row, or combine with Unload-on-the-Go option), on the winner’s farm, for the 2024 peanut harvesting season, with the option of purchasing the combine through an authorized KMC dealer with $15,000 off the list price. In lieu of the combine the winner can choose the use of another KMC Peanut Harvest Implement with a 10% discount off the list price for purchase. In addition, the winner will also receive $5,000 cash money. 

The winner must be certified as a peanut grower with an FSA farm number, must have a minimum of 75 acres of peanuts, and must be present to win.

Amadas Sponsors Grower Door Prize

Amadas Industries is offering the Grower Door Prize for the 2024 Georgia Peanut Farm Show which includes a certificate good for the amount of $15,000.00 towards the purchase of a new Amadas Self-Propelled Peanut Combine or $7,500.00 towards the purchase of a new Amadas 4-row or 6-row Pull-Type Peanut Combine, or $4,500.00 towards the purchase of a new Amadas 6-row or 8-row digger, or $1,500.00 towards the purchase of a new Amadas peanut dump cart. Along with the certificate, the winner will receive a customized Grizzly cooler.

As a second drawing, Amadas Industries is also offering a customized Grizzly cooler which will contain a certificate good for a parts credit of $1,500.00 for Amadas parts through a local authorized Amadas dealer.

The winner must be certified as a peanut grower with an FSA farm number and must be present to win.

Blood Drive

The Georgia Peanut Commission, in cooperation with the OneBlood, will host a blood drive on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. during the show.

All donors receive:
– $20 eGiftcard
– OneBlood Long Sleeve T-shirt
– Wellness Checkup including blood pressure pulse, temperature, iron count and cholesterol screening

Appointments can be scheduled in advance at and use sponsor code #26218.

Fact: Approximately 62 percent of the population is eligible to donate blood.

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.
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 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