Make plans now to attend the 39th Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference scheduled for Jan. 15, 2015, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Ga. The one-day show is open to all farmers and industry representatives and free to attendees
Georgia Peanut Farm Show Tentative Schedule of Events
Thursday, Jan. 15
7:30 a.m. — Show office opens for exhibitor set-up
8:30 a.m. — Show opens with door prize registration
9:00 a.m. — University of Georgia Peanut Production Seminar
10:35 a.m. — Peanut Seed Seminar
12:00 p.m. — Farm Show Luncheon
12:15 p.m. — Awards Ceremony
2:00 p.m. — Grand Door Prize drawing
2:30 p.m. — Show closes
Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer
Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Young Peanut Farmer in Georgia. The state winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show.
The Outstanding Young Peanut Farmer Award is based upon the applicant’s overall farm operation; environmental and stewardship practices; and leadership, civic, church, and community service activities.
The award is open for any active Georgia peanut farmer who is not over 45 years of age as of the end of the calendar year for which they are applying. An individual may receive the award only once. There is no limit on the number of applicants from each county in Georgia.
Applications are due to the GPC office by Friday, Jan. 2, 2015. The award application is available online at gapeanuts.com or by contacting Joy Crosby at 229-386-3690 or via email at [email protected]
The winner receives registration and hotel accommodations to attend the Southern Peanut Growers Conference in July and a sign to display at their farm.