January 16, 2020
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 44th 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.

44th Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show & Conference Schedule
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020
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
"Common Mistakes that Reduce Your Profitability"
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Small Auditorium, UGA Tifton Campus Conference Ctr.

Welcome - Donald Chase, GPC Research Committee Chairman, and
Dr. Scott Monfort, University of Georgia

9:05 - 9:25 a.m. - Common mistakes that reduce your profitability in fertility management - Dr. Glen Harris, UGA
9:25 - 9:50 a.m. - Common mistakes that reduce your profitability for weed management - Dr. Eric Prostko, UGA
9:50 - 10:10 a.m. - Common mistakes that reduce your profitability for insect management - Dr. Mark Abney, UGA
10:10 - 10:30 a.m. - Common mistakes that reduce your profitability for disease management - Dr. Bob Kemerait, 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 2020 Planting
               Billy Skaggs, Georgia Crop Improvement Association

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 for 2020. The winner receives one season's use of a new peanut combine (choice of four-row, six-row with standard tank including NEW 74 SERIES COMBINE, or combine with Unload-On-The-Go tank). At the end of the 2020 season, the winner has the option of purchasing the combine from an authorized KMC dealer with $15,000 off the list price.

In lieu of the combine, the winner may choose the use of another KMC peanut harvest implement with a 10 percent discount off of the list price for purchase. 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 towards the purchase of a
new Amadas Self-Propelled Peanut Combine or $5,000 towards the purchase of a new Amadas
4-row or 6-row Pull-Type Peanut Combine or $2,000 towards the purchase of a new Amadas 6-row or 8-row digger or $1,000 towards the purchase of a new Amadas peanut dump cart. Amadas is also offering a certificate good for a parts credit of $1,000 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, 12 gauge shotgun and registration and lodging for the 2020 Southern Peanut Growers Conference.
Blood Drive
The Georgia Peanut Commission is holding a blood drive through OneBlood on Thursday, Jan. 16 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.