The 2010 Southern Peanut Growers Conference, held July 22-24, 2010, at the Edgewater Beach Resort in Panama City Beach, Fla., offered farmers an opportunity to learn more about the legislative issues, peanut research and promotions.
General session topics included: Marketing from the Manufacturer’s Viewpoint; An Industry That Feeds the World; Research and Production Issues; and Peanuts and Politics.
Approximately 500 growers and industry representatives attended the 12th annual event that attracted farmers from Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and Florida.
The conference is sponsored by the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation whose members include: Alabama Peanut Producers Association, Florida Peanut Producers Association, Georgia Peanut Commission, Mississippi Peanut Growers Association and Southern Peanut Growers.
For more on the conference log on to: www.southernpeanutfarmers.org