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Peanut Information Network System: Training Materials


Hot Topics on Peanuts

A part of the 2013 Georgia Peanut Tour

September 17, 2013

Fairfield Inn & Suites in Valdosta, 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
Special focus on “Economic sustainability of US peanut farms”
3:05-3:30 p.m.

U.S. peanut policy: past, current and future

Dr. Stanley Fletcher

3:30-3:50 p.m.

Risk management tools for peanuts

Dr. Nathan Smith

3:50-4:20 p.m. Economic sustainability of US peanut farms Dr. Stanley Fletcher and Allen McCorvey
4:20-4:40 p.m.

Global and US peanut market and opportunity

Bob Parker

National Peanut Board

4:40-4:50 p.m.

Market Update on 2013 Georgia peanut crop


Dr. Nathan Smith

4:50-5:00 p.m. Production Update on 2013 Georgia peanut crop Dr. John Beasley
5:00-5:30 p.m. Social



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