Corteva Makes a Splash at SPGC19

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Corteva made a splash as a new company with old roots at the 2019 Southern Peanut Growers Conference in Panama City Beach, Florida. The recent merger of the agriculture divisions of Dow and DuPont brings a number of crop protection products to the table for peanut growers, including fungicides, insecticides and herbicides. Corteva sponsored some beach activities as a part … Read More

Vantage Southeast Helps Growers Go Digital

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Vantage Southeast sponsored the conference blog at the 2019 Southern Peanut Growers Conference, taking advantage of the opportunity to contribute to the show and check in on how the season is going for their farmer customers. Growers are doing more and more with precision agriculture and data, according to Travis Kelly, vice president of field solutions. “We’re taking a strong … Read More

Syngenta Continues Top Level Sponsorship

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Participants in this year’s Southern Peanut Growers Conference in Panama City Beach, Florida, learned more about two specific products from top level sponsor Syngenta. “Syngenta does a very nice job of continuing to invest R&D dollars into research, bringing new products to the market,” says Lyle Stewart, district sales manager for Syngenta. “Over the past three years we’ve brought two … Read More

FMC Values Growers at SPGC

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In its second year as a sponsor at the Southern Peanut Growers Conference, FMC shared information about Prevathon and Lucento with growers in attendance. FMC Regional Tech Service Manager Bruce Stripling says the company is excited about getting the first applications of Lucento out this season and visiting with growers about how it will fit into their programs. “The growers … Read More

BASF Offers New Fungicide for Peanuts

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BASF shared more information about a new fungicide product with participants at the Southern Peanut Growers Conference. Technical Service Representative Abraham Fulmer says Revysol is a revolutionary product in a lot of ways. “This product has the ability to conform and flex and be more plastic, so to speak, to bind to that target site on a molecular basis,” says … Read More

Valent Presents the Valor Award

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Valent USA presented its Valor Award at the Southeast Peanut Growers Conference, recognizing an individual or group that has made significant contributions to the peanut industry. This year’s recipient is the American Peanut Shellers, an association that is celebrating 100 years of history in 2019. “They’ve been a partner with so many different groups and they’ve been creative and innovative … Read More

Corteva – New Name, Same Heart for Peanuts

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Earlier this year, the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™ became known as Corteva Agriscience™ (kohr-‘teh-vah), which is derived from a combination of words meaning “heart” and “nature”. DuPont has been a major sponsor for the Southern Peanut Growers Conference since 2011 when they started hosting a Friday afternoon family-oriented entertainment option, and Corteva is carrying on that tradition. For the past … Read More

SunSouth Deere Dealers Shine at SPGC

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SunSouth Deere dealers were among those in attendance at this year’s Southern Peanut Growers Conference. SunSouth has 21 convenient locations in Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi. “Being involved with peanut growers is another way for us to really branch out into specialty crops, especially within our southern farmers. Our tractors, tillage tools and other units of equipment are really what these … Read More

Vantage South and Southeast Offer Precision Solutions

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Vantage South and Vantage Southeast both serve the peanut growing region with precision solutions and agronomic services, and both have been long-time sponsors of the SPGC. Vantage Southeast is focused on Georgia, Florida and South Carolina growing regions. Travis Kelley says their team always enjoys coming to the SPGC. “It’s been important for us,” said Kelley. “We don’t consider it … Read More