Seminole Crop E News

Agricultural News for Farmers and Agribusiness in SW Georgia

2011 Georgia Peanut Tour

Posted by romeethredge on August 25, 2011

The Georgia Peanut Tour Committee has set September 27-29, 2011, as the dates for the 25th Annual Georgia Peanut Tour. An Early Bird Hot Topics’ Seminar will also be held Tuesday, September 27, at 3:00 the Holiday Inn Express in Bainbridge, Ga.

The tour spotlights the southwest part of Georgia’s peanut production area.The tour includes a cross section of field conditions, peanut harvest clinics, production research at the University of Georgia Attapulgus Research Farm, peanut handling and grading facilities on-farm demonstrations and equipment manufacturing.

The tour also includes a special private performance of the local annual production of  Swamp Gravy,” a community play with local citizens about the life, events and antics of their forefathers and families who settled the area.

Registration Information:
The registration fee is $60 per person, which includes all meals and reserved transportation during the tour. After August 8 the registration fee is $70.00.For more information about the 25th Annual Georgia Peanut Tour contact the Georgia Peanut Commission at (229) 386-3470 or’s a link to more information

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