2019 Georgia Peanut Tour set for Cordele area

2019gpt_logo_flatThe thirty-third annual Georgia Peanut Tour will be held September 17-19, 2019, in Cordele, Georgia, and the surrounding area. 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 several peanut producing counties surrounding Cordele.

Attendees can expect to see first-hand nearly every aspect of peanut production in the state. This year’s tour hosts many exciting stops including on-farm harvest demonstrations and clinics, as well as, research at the University of Georgia Southwest Georgia Research and Education Center.

The Georgia Peanut Commission, University of Georgia-Tifton Campus and Griffin Campus, Southwest Research & Education Center, Attapulgus Research & Education Center, and the USDA Agricultural Research Service National Peanut Research Lab coordinate the tour.

Registration will be opening soon. For sponsorship infomation, contact Hannah Jones at hannah@gapeanuts.com or call at 229-386-3470.

* Update – the host hotel, Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club is currently full. An overflow of rooms are available at Comfort Inn in Cordele, Ga. Rooms can be booked by calling 229-273-7117 and asking for the Georgia Peanut Tour rate. Buses will depart from the Comfort Inn each morning of the tour and return following the evening meal.

Download Sponsorship Info
Download Registration Form
Download Tour Schedule
View list of registered attendees
Download driving directions for Wednesday, Sept. 18
Download driving directions for Thursday, Sept. 19

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