Several topics will be discussed at the meetings including the current status of the farm bill. Agriculture experts will be making presentations as well. Speakers and topics are the Market Outlook for 2015, Dr. Marshall Lamb, USDA/ARS; Varieties & Production, Kris Balkcom, Auburn University; Diseases, Dr. Austin Hagan, Auburn University; Weed Control in Peanuts, Dr. Steve Li, Auburn University; and Insect Control, Dr. Ayanava Majumdar, Auburn University.
The meetings are being coordinated by the Alabama Peanut Producers Association, Alabama Cooperative Extension Center and Auburn University.
A specific date, times and other details for the meetings is listed below. For more information, contact your local cooperative extension office.
February 23rd – Wiregrass Research & Extension Center – 6:00 p.m. – Headland, AL
February 24th – Mobile County – 11:00 a.m. – The Lighthouse Restaurant – Bayou La Batre, AL; Baldwin County Alfa Building – 6:00 p.m. – Robertsdale, AL
February 25th – Escambia County – 10:00 a.m. – Grace Fellowship Church – Atmore, AL
February 26th – Southern Sportsman’s Hunting Lodge – 11:30 a.m. – Tyler, AL; E.V. Smith Conference Center – 6:00 p.m. Shorter, AL