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].