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Organic Peanut Forum Set for Aug. 21 in Tifton


University of Georgia

Growing organic peanuts in Georgia offers opportunities and challenges. Interested? Learn more about it in a free forum Aug. 21 at the National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory in Tifton, Ga.

From 2 to 5 p.m., researchers, growers and economists will discuss peanut varieties, management, production costs, weeds, diseases and processing.

For more information, visit www.georgiaorganics.com on the Web. Or call Albert Culbreath at (229) 386-3156. Or e-mail him at spotwilt@tifton.uga.edu.

The event is sponsored by Georgia Organics and the University of Georgia Coastal Plain Experiment Station. It ends with a peanut boil featuring experimental organic peanuts grown at Heritage Organic Farm near Savannah.

(Brad Haire is the former news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.)

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