New Location for 2015 Southern Peanut Growers

Cindy Zimmerman2015 ConferenceLeave a Comment

spgc-2015After being held in Panama City Beach since it began in 1999, the Southern Peanut Growers Conference is heading for the hills – actually the mountains – and a change of venue this year.

The 17th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference will be held July 23-25 at Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Georgia. This year’s conference offers farmers an opportunity to learn more about legislative issues, market growth and production issues. The keynote speaker this year is Krysta Harden, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture. The conference will also offer a timely update on U.S. trade issues from Congressman Ted Yoho (R-Florida).

callaway-pnutsThere are a number of activities for families at Callaway Gardens ranging from relaxation to recreation. Callaway Gardens offers an award winning spa, numerous beautiful gardens to explore and the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center, which is one of North America’s largest conservatories. If you are searching for entertainment for the entire family be sure to check out the Birds of Prey show, Florida State University’s Flying High Circus or Robin Lake Beach where the entire family can enjoy shuffleboard, mini golf, paddle boats, water skiing and more. Callaway Gardens also offers two 18-hole championship golf courses, tennis courts, bicycle and nature walking trails, as well as the tree-top adventure zip-lining course. There is definitely something for everyone at Callaway Gardens!

Registration deadline is June 30 and you can find out all the details here.

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