Category Archives: Farming

Georgia Peanut Tour to make stops in Bainbridge, other Southwest Georgia farms

The twenty-ninth annual Georgia Peanut Tour will be held September 15-17, 2015, and located out of Southwest Georgia at the Best Western Rose City Conference Center Inn, Thomasville, Georgia. The tour brings the latest information on peanuts while giving a first-hand view of industry infrastructure from production and handling to  processing and utilization. Tour stops will be made in… Read More »

Georgia agronomist optimistic about Georgia peanut crop

By Clint Thompson University of Georgia, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences A week before Georgia’s annual Peanut Tour, University of Georgia Cooperative Extension peanut agronomist Scott Monfort is optimistic about the state’s peanut crop. “I think the majority of the crop is above average. I think we’re going to yield very well in the irrigated crop, which… Read More »

State weather expert says Georgia saw lots of rain, seasonal temperatures in August

By Pam  Knox University of Georgia Precipitation across Georgia for the month of August 2015 varied widely, from more than 10 inches near the coast and in north-central Georgia to less than 2 inches in the southwest corner of the state. A few isolated areas received more than 15 inches during the month, according to Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow… Read More »

UGA field day to feature cotton, peanuts

By Tatyana Phelps EVENT DATE: Sep. 9, 2015 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM Cotton and peanut research will be featured at the University of Georgia field day, set for Wednesday, Sept. 9, on the UGA campus in Tifton, Georgia. The Georgia Peanut Commission, Georgia Cotton Commission and the UGA cotton and peanut teams will host the field day, which begins at… Read More »

Pelham City Middle School Receives National Honor – Help Send Them to Convention

Pelham City Middle School FFA has been designated as a National Outstanding Middle School Chapter Award finalist by the National FFA Organization. Pelham City Middle School FFA is one of five finalists, and will compete for overall honors at the National FFA Convention held in Louisville, Kentucky in October. To be considered for the award, Pelham City Middle… Read More »