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Peanut Information Network System: Training Materials


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A part of the 2016 Georgia Peanut Tour

September 13, 2016

GA Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village in Tifton, GA

Sponsored by

The Georgia Peanut Commission

The Food Product Innovation and Commercialization Center, UGA

The National Center for Peanut Competitiveness, UGA


Agenda and Presentations

Time Topic Speaker
3:00-3:05 p.m. Opening Remarks Dr. Yen-Con Hung
3:05-3:15 p.m.

Update on 2016 Georgia peanut crop

Dr. Scott Monfort

3:15-3:25 p.m. Washington and economic update Dr. Stanley Fletcher

3:25-5:00 p.m.  Special focus on the “Georgia Peanut Team

3:25-3:35 p.m. UGA-CAES support to the peanut industry Dr. Perry Johnson
3:35-3:50 p.m. Genetic and breeding

Dr. Peggy Ozias-Akins

3:50-4:00 p.m.

Pest managements

Dr. Bob Kemerait

4:00-4:15 p.m.

Production practices         

Dr. Scott Tubbs

4:15-4:25 p.m. Engineering, Handling, and Storage Dr. Chris Butts
4:25-4:35 p.m. Processing and utilization Dr. Yen-Con Hung
4:35-4:45 p.m. Economic and trade Ms. Amanda Smith
4:45-5:00 p.m. History of Georgia Peanut production Mr. Frank McGill
5:00-5:30 p.m. Social



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