NewLeaf Symbiotics Offers Biological for Peanuts

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NewLeaf Symbiotics launched a new class of agricultural biologicals this year and a product targeted specifically for peanuts. Terrasym™ nutrient-enhancing products are a totally new class of natural, beneficial biologicals called M-trophs. Terrasym 401 is a seed treatment for soybeans that maximizes the yield potential by enhancing plant nutrition and Terrasym 402 is a bio-complement applied to peanuts that provides … Read More

Peanuts Help Drive the Rural Economy

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Dr. Kent Wolfe, director of the Center for Agribusiness & Economic Development at the University of Georgia, says increasing population movement out of rural counties make farming even more important to the economic health of those areas. “Peanut production in those communities is very, very vital,” said Dr. Wolfe in his presentation to the SPGC. “It supports a lot of … Read More

Southern Peanut Farmers Federation Activities

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Jessie Bland with the Georgia Peanut Commission and Kaye Lynn Hataway of the Alabama Peanut Producers provided an update on recent activities of the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation (SPFF) on behalf of its members in all four states. Jessie talked about research and promotion efforts, while Kaye Lynn discussed some of the education and legislative outreach. SPFF was established in … Read More

The 20th Anniversary Conference is Underway

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Yesterday the cake was cut (see video below) and this year’s Conference is officially underway. Families started rolling in as registration got started here at Sandestin Resort in Miramar Beach, FL. As always, we started the conference by interviewing each of the state executive directors about current issues, including the farm bill, trade and the state of this year’s crop. … Read More

Celebrating 20 Years of Southern Peanut Growers Conference

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The 20th Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference will be held July 19-21, 2018 at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, Miramar Beach, Florida. The three-day event provides farmers with information about peanut production, legislative issues, marketing and promotions. In addition to the conference sessions, the event focuses on the family by offering family activities and a golf tournament. Farmers are … Read More

Thanks to Our 2018 SPGC Sponsors

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Syngenta Bayer CropScience BASF National Peanut Board Corteva Agriscience Farm Press Ag Leader Technology Birdsong Peanuts Colombo NA FMC Corporation AgGeorgia Farm Credit AgSouth Farm Credit Farm Credit of Florida Farm Credit of Northwest Florida First South Farm Credit Southwest Georgia Farm Credit Golden Peanut & Tree Nuts John Deere SunSouth LLC Kelley Manufacturing Co. LMC NewLeaf Symbiotics UPI Valent … Read More