FMC Brings Together Peanuts and Pirates

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FMC once again stepped up to hoist the Jolly Roger and treat the Southern Peanut Growers crew mates to a pirate party. Those enjoying the pirate cruise included Blaire Colvin, technical service manager for FMC‘s southeast region. Colvin said FMC offers a strong portfolio for peanuts, including a new insecticide, herbicide and fungicide currently available. She said the conference is … Read More

Corteva Carries the Banner for Peanuts

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Corteva Territory Manager Tony Brunson appreciates the relaxed atmosphere at the Southern Peanut Growers Conference and the opportunity it presents for him and his company to connect with growers. He describes Corteva’s investment as a reimbursement in what they’re doing for farmers when it comes to research and development, with lots of products aimed specifically at peanut growers. Tony Brunson, … Read More

BASF Continues Major Support for Peanut Growers

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BASF Sales Representative William Reed continues to support the Southern Peanut Growers Conference as he finds it to be a valuable opportunity for growers to get together and talk about what’s happening on farms through the current growing season. Reed said wet conditions have been challenging peanut growers in southern Alabama and the Florida Panhandle, and does not remember another … Read More

HogEye is Your Feral Pig Solution

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Feral hog damage costs $1.5 billion annually in the U.S. and farmers in the southeast know only too well the havoc these wild animals can cause on the land. HogEye Cameras has a solution and they were happy to be part of the Southern Peanut Farmers Conference to spread the news. Jack Robertson says their company specializes in camera systems … Read More

SPGC 2021 is a Wrap

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The 22nd Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference is a wrap and we will be bringing you the highlights on the blog in the coming days. In the meantime, here are links to all of the photo and audio content for your viewing and listening pleasure! Photos 2021 Southern Peanut Growers Conference Photo Album Audio Preview interview 2021 SPGC preview with … Read More

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