January 17, 2019
University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center
Tifton, Ga.
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


More than 1,400 farmers are expected to attend the 43rd annual event to see more than 100 exhibits in the peanut industry.

University of Georgia Peanut Production Seminars and the industry wide sponsored
Peanut Seed Seminar.

The one-day show includes awards ceremony and door prizes for farmers.

43rd Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show & Conference Schedule
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019
8:30 a.m. - Show Opens
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 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
"2019 Growing Season - Remain Productive by Staying Informed"
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Small Auditorium, UGA Tifton Campus Conference Ctr.

Welcome - Donald Chase, GPC Research Committee Chairman

Peanut Crop Update and Production Tips - Dr. Scott Monfort, UGA

The Essentials of Disease and Nematode Management for 2019 - Dr. Bob Kemerait, UGA

Question and Answer Session - UGA Peanut Team
Dr. Scott Monfort, UGA
Dr. Bob Kemerait, UGA
Dr. Eric Prostko, UGA
Dr. Mark Abney, UGA
Dr. Wes Porter, UGA
Dr. Adam Rabinowitz, UGA

Continuing education credits for the seminar include:
- Georgia Commercial and Private Pesticide License holders
- Certified Crop Advisors
Industry Seed Seminar
10:35 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
Small Auditorium, UGA Tifton Campus Conference Ctr.
Welcome - Bill Bullard, chairman of the American Peanut Shellers Association Committee on Variety & Seed Development

Update - Seed Quality and Quantity for 2019 Planting
               Billy Skaggs, Georgia Crop Improvement Association

State of Georgia Department of Agriculture Seed Laboratory Council
               Terry Hollifield, Chairman

Varieties Currently in Production and on Horizon -
               Dr. Bill Branch, Peanut Breeder, University of Georgia
               Dr. Barry Tillman, Peanut Breeder, University of Florida
               Dr. Corley Holbrook, Peanut Breeder, USDA/ARS
               Dr. Charles Chen, Peanut Breeder, Auburn University
  
Timely Advice for Growers
               Dr. Scott Monfort, University of Georgia Peanut Agronomist

The Industry Seed Seminar is sponsored by:
American Peanut Shellers Association
Southern Peanut Farmers Federation
Georgia Peanut Commission
Kelley Manufacturing Co. sponsors Grand Door Prize
During this year's show, Kelley Manufacturing Co. is providing the Grand Door Prize package for 2019. The winner receives one season's use of a new peanut combine (choice of four-row, six-row or combine with Unload-On-The-Go option). At the end of the 2019 season, the winner has the option of purchasing the combine from an authorized KMC dealer with $15,000 off the list price. Also, KMC is providing a second drawing for one season's use of a new Digger Shaker Inverter (choice of rigid or flex model in a two-row, four-row or six-row) or the use of a new KMC Dump Cart. At the end of the 2019 season, the winner has the option of purchasing the digger or dump cart from an authorized KMC dealer with 10 percent off the list price. The winners must be a certified peanut farmer with an FSA farm number and present to win.
Amadas Industries sponsors Grower Door Prize
The Grower Prize is donated by Amadas Industries and includes a certificate good for the amount of $10,000.00 towards the purchase of a new Amadas Self-Propelled Peanut Combine or $5,000.00 towards the purchase of a new Amadas 4-row or 6-row Pull-Type Peanut Combine or $1,000.00 towards the purchase of a new Amadas peanut dump cart. Amadas is also offering a customized Grizzly cooler which will contain a certificate good for a parts credit of $1,000.00 for Amadas parts through a local authorized Amadas dealer. The winner must be a certified peanut farmer with an FSA farm number and be present to win.
Door Prizes
The Georgia Peanut Farm Show and exhibitors are providing a variety of door prizes this year including gift cards, a fire pit with Georgia Peanuts logo, flat screen television, Yeti cooler and Georgia Peanut belts, Ruger American Rifle and registration and lodging for the 2019 Southern Peanut Growers Conference.
Blood Drive
The Georgia Peanut Commission is holding a blood drive through OneBlood on Thursday, Jan. 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. January is Blood Donor Month so help save a life by donating during Farm Show. All donors receive a FREE gift and wellness screening including cholesterol, iron and blood pressure check. Give the gift of life - donate blood! Donors can stop by the blood mobile bus any time during the show.
For more information, contact Hannah Jones at 229-386-3470 or hannah@gapeanuts.com or Jessie Bland at 229-386-3472 or jessie@gapeanuts.com.