Georgia Peanut Tour set for Sept. 27-29

Georgia Peanut Tour set for Sept. 27-29

• The tour includes a cross section of field conditions, peanut harvest clinics, production research at the University of Georgia Attapulgus Research Farm, peanut handling and grading facilities on-farm demonstrations and equipment manufacturing.

The Georgia Peanut Tour Committee has set Sept. 27-29, 2011, as the dates for the 25th Annual Georgia Peanut Tour.

An Early Bird Hot Topics’ Seminar will also be held Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 3:00 p.m.at the Holiday Inn Express in Bainbridge, Ga.

The tour spotlights the southwest part of Georgia's peanut production area.

The tour includes a cross section of field conditions, peanut harvest clinics, production research at the University of Georgia Attapulgus Research Farm, peanut handling and grading facilities on-farm demonstrations and equipment manufacturing.

The tour also includes a special private performance of the local annual production of Swamp Gravy, a community play with local citizens about the life, events and antics of their forefathers and families who settled the area.

The registration fee is $60 per person, which includes all meals and reserved transportation during the tour.

After Aug. 8 the registration fee is $70.

For more information about the 25th Annual Georgia Peanut Tour contact the Georgia Peanut Commission at (229) 386-3470 or [email protected].

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