New from Syngenta for Peanuts

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Syngenta is one of the companies that has been a sponsor of the Southern Peanut Growers Conference since the very beginning, and for good reason. “We live and die by peanuts,” says Syngenta’s Lyle Stewart who has been handling the southeastern district for the company nearly two decades. “We’ve always have a tremendous portfolio for peanuts and we continue to.” … Read More

All Star Peanut Conference Plans

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The 11th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference promises to be a “star-studded” event. The conference gets underway Sunday July 12 at the Edgewater Beach Resort in Panama City Beach, Florida with an all-star line up featuring sessions on food safety, marketing, communications, and more. The stars will all come out Tuesday night for the annual dinner and entertainment as we … Read More

Farm Press Peanut Profitability Winners

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Three producers from the major peanut growing regions of the country were honored Tuesday morning as the 2008 Peanut Profitability Award Winners, presented by Farm Press/Penton Media and the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation. Left to right, the winners are William McElveen of Bishopville, SC; Otis Johnson of Seminole, TX; and Mike Nugent of Willacoochie, GA. Nugent farms 330 acres in … Read More

Bayer CropScience Proud to Be a 10-Year Sponsor

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Nine companies have been sponsors of the Southern Peanut Growers Conference for all ten years of its existence and one of them is Bayer CropScience. Here is a family photo of the Bayer team at their booth here, with the recognition award they received for ten years of sponsorship on display. I finally got a chance to chat with regional … Read More

Congressman Recognized for Support

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Congressman Terry Everett of Alabama is retiring after 16 years representing the interests of peanut producers and other southeastern farmers in the U.S. House of Representatives. Congressman Everett is pictured here with Randy Griggs of the Alabama Peanut Producers after he was recognized by the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation for his many years of service to the industry, especially as … Read More

Williams Receives Valor Award

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University of Georgia agricultural engineer Jay Williams was honored with this year’s Valor award from Valent USA Corporation at the 2008 Southern Peanut Growers Conference. Valent’s John Altom presented Jay with the award, recognizing his 42 years of service to peanut research and extension as part of UGA’s Peanut Team. “Looking at him, he must have started when he was … Read More

Talking Peanuts on the Beach

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The Southern Peanut Growers Conference is just days away. The conference will enable participants to learn from and network with experts in the peanut industry. Oh yeah, break time is on the beach… Welcome to the 10th anniversary Southern Peanut Growers Conference. This conferences is sure to provide you with an opportunity to learn more about legislative issues, marketing and … Read More

10th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference

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The 10th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference will be held July 13-15, 2008 at the Edgewater Beach Resort in Panama City Beach, FL. This year’s conference offers farmers an opportunity to learn more about the legislative issues, peanut research and promotions. In addition to the conference sessions the event focuses on the family by offering a kids program and a … Read More