New Company Joins #2016SPGC Family

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Vantage South is a precision equipment and services dealer based in Alabama and they were a new sponsor this year at the Southern Peanut Growers Conference. Josh Carnley says they really enjoyed their first year. “This is a venue where most of your progressive, larger, more advanced farmers come and that’s our target customer,” said Carnley. Vantage South is a … Read More

How BASF Helps #Peanut Farmers Survive

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Peanuts may be considered a minor crop when it comes to the agriculture industry as a whole, but its an important one for sponsors of the Southern Peanut Growers Conference like BASF. “We have a good product line for peanuts so we value our relationship with the peanut farmer,” says William Reed with BASF. Last year BASF introduced Priaxor fungicide … Read More

#2016SPGC was a Blast with DuPont

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DuPont gave young and older alike a blast of fun at the 2016 Southern Peanut Growers Conference at Sandestin Resort. The 2400 acre resort includes a village with shops, restaurants and entertainment including an arcade which DuPont rented out for Friday afternoon to provide a fun place for everyone to hang out in the air conditioning after a long day … Read More

Bayer Welcome Dinner Sets Mood for #2016SPGC

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The welcome reception and dinner/luau at the 2016 Southern Peanut Growers Conference came complete with leis and roasted whole hog to set the mood. Bayer continued its platinum level sponsorship of the SPGC this year, which includes hosting the opening party. “We always look forward to the opportunity to come and visit with the peanut growers in this association,” says … Read More

Big Thanks to the 2015 SPGC Sponsors!

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The Southern Peanut Growers Conference would not be possible without the generous sponsorship of so many wonderful industry friends. From folks like Syngenta who have been top level sponsors since the start of the conference 17 years ago, to new sponsors this year like Crop Intel, these companies help defer the cost of the conference to make it more affordable … Read More

Peanut Sock Hop

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For the first time since we have been covering this event, I left before the final dinner and entertainment this year and it looks like I missed one of the best ever! Sponsored as always by our good friends at Syngenta, the entertainment featured a blast from the past with Rocky & the Rollers who kept everyone bopping as they … Read More

Peanuts and Pirates

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A special event sponsored by DuPont at the 2014 Southern Peanut Growers Conference let the little peanuts be pirates while the old salts enjoyed time on the high seas. The “Sea Dragon” Pirate Cruise is one of Panama City Beach’s premier attractions that includes an exceptional sightseeing experience of the waters, shoreline and wildlife near the entrance to St. Andrews … Read More

Thanks to Blog Sponsor AgTechnologies/Trimble

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AgTechnologies/Trimble has been the sponsor of the Southern Peanut Growers Conference blog here since the beginning in 2008. “AgTechnologies is a full service precision ag provider,” said representative Robbie Tabb (pictured here, center). They are a Trimble retailer and offer a full line of precision products including guidance and variable rate systems for seed and fertilizer. “We also offer irrigation … Read More