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Peanut Information Network System: Training Materials


Hot Topics on Peanuts

A part of the 2014 Georgia Peanut Tour

September 16, 2014

Holiday Inn & Suites at Pooler, GA 31322

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 2014 Georgia peanut crop

Dr. Scott Tubbs

3:15-3:30 p.m.

2014 Farm Bill updates

Dr. Nathan Smith

3:30-5:00 p.m.  Special focus on the “Peanut and Mycotoxin Innovation Lab”

3:30-3:55 p.m.

Overview on the USAID Peanut and Mycotoxin Innovation Lab       

Dr. Dave Hoisington
3:55-4:15 p.m. PMIL’s experience in Haiti

Mr. Jamie Rhoads

4:15-4:35 p.m.

Genomic-based breeding

Dr. Peggy Ozias-Akins

4:35-4:55 p.m.

Technologies to improve peanut production and processing                                             

Dr. Bob Kemerait

4:50-5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks/Announcement Dr. Yen-Con Hung
5:00-5:30 p.m. Social



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