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2013 UGA Cotton and Peanut Field Day

Posted by romeethredge on August 21, 2013

Mark your calendars for the 2013 UGA Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day, which is scheduled for Wednesday September 11th, 2013 in Tifton. The field day will begin at the UGA Gibbs Farm (226 William Gibbs Rd, Tifton, GA) at 8:30 a.m., and will end with lunch at the UGA Black Shank Pavilion. This field day is sponsored by the Georgia Cotton Commission and the Georgia Peanut Commission, and will showcase the latest innovative research supported by our commissions. All producers, extension personnel, and industry representatives are welcomed and encouraged to attend. In order to secure an accurate head count for the meal, please RSVP to Mrs Michelle Pitts at or 229-386-3006 if you wish to attend. We hope to see you there.

Tentative Agenda:

8:30-9:00 a.m. Arrival at Gibbs Farm (226 William Gibbs Rd, Tifton)

9:00 a.m. Welcome

9:05 a.m. Discussion of Logistics / Load Trams

9:20 a.m. Cotton Agronomics, Fertility, & Breeding Research

10:00 a.m. Peanut Agronomics, Entomology, Fertility, & Breeding Research

10:45 am Depart for the Lang Farm (230 Rigdon Altman Rd, Tifton)

11:10 a.m. Load Trams at the Lang / Rigdon Farm

11:20 a.m. Cotton Physiology, Entomology, Diseases, & Engineering

12:00 noon Peanut Diseases, & Cropping Systems

12:30 p.m. Lunch at the Blackshank Pavillion Cotton Economics Peanut Economics Comments from the Georgia Cotton Commission Comments from the Georgia Peanut Commission Comments from Dean Angle

Please RSVP to Mrs. Michelle Pitts at 229-386-3006 or by Tuesday September 3rd, 2013 if you wish to attend, so that we can have an accurate head count for the meal.


For more information go to the UGA Cotton Blog at


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