2012 Georgia Peanut Tour

The Georgia Peanut Tour is scheduled for Sept. 18-20, 2012 in the Albany, Ga. area. 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 Stripling Irrigation Research Park, USDA-ARS National Peanut Research Lab Bolton Farm, peanut handling and grading facilities and on-farm demonstrations. The host hotel is the Merry Acres Inn, located at 1500 Dawson Rd., Albany, Ga., 31707. Contact Merry Acres Inn directly for hotel accommodations at 229-435-7721 or fax 229-439-9386. Follow the tour online through the Georgia Peanut Tour Blog.

2012 Georgia Peanut Tour Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors
Bayer CropScience
Dow AgroSciences
Nichino America Inc.
Peanut CRSP/USAID
American Peanut Shellers Assn.

Gold Sponsors
Georgia Farm Credit Assn.
National Peanut Buying Points Assn.

Silver Sponsors
Devgen US Inc.
INTX Microbials
Novozymes Bio Ag Inc.
Snyder's-Lance Inc.
Southwest Georgia Farm Credit
The Hershey Company
Triangle Chemical Co.
Wells Fargo
Bronze Sponsors
Agri-Business Supply Inc.
Algood Food
Becker Underwood
Chem Nut Inc.
Colombo North America
Golden Peanut Company
Kellogg
Mars Chocolate
McKee Foods
Southern Peanut Farmers Federation

Media Partners
Georgia Farm Radio News Network
Southeast Ag Net
Southeastern Peanut Farmer
Southern Farmer
Southeast Farm Press
The Peanut Grower Magazine
The Georgia Farm Monitor