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■ The Georgia Peanut Commission and Southern Peanut Farmers Federation join other ag organizations in comments to USDA on the proposed "actively engaged" definition.
    ▶  Click here to view the comments.


■ National Center for Peanut Competitiveness Decision Aids
    ▶  Peanut Farmer's Effective Price & Government Payments for Peanuts Calculator - Download
    ▶  FSA Attributed Base Acreage and Total Base Calculator
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■ USDA implements 2014 Farm Bill provision to limit payments to non-farmers
  ▶ View press release
  ▶ View Actively Engaged and Payment Limits Fact Sheet

■ The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced a new peanut revenue policy that will be available for eligible peanut producers in 2015. View press release.

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2015 UGA Peanut Update

The University of Georgia Peanut Team produces a Peanut Update every year for growers. The update provides information for the 2015 production season focusing on marketing, replant decisions, peanut breeding, insect management, disease update, Peanut Rx and weed control. The publication is made possible through funding from the Georgia Peanut Commission. View the update . . .

GPC Reseach Reports

The Georgia Peanut Commission awarded $318,780 to peanut research facilities in the state during 2014. This effort funded 28 research projects from the University of Georgia and the USDA Agricultural Research Service. View the reports.

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UGA Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day

The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and the University of Georgia Extension Cotton and Peanut Teams, will co-sponsor a joint research field day on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, in Tifton, Georgia. Click here to view the agenda.


Georgia Peanut Bank Week

The Georgia Peanut Bank Week will be held Oct. 12-16, 2015, at banks across the state. Click here for additional info on how your local bank can participate.