24th Annual Georgia Peanut Tour set for September

The Georgia Peanut Tour Committee has set September 14-16, 2010, as the dates for the annual tour in the Americus, Ga. area. The tour spotlights the northwest part of Georgia’s peanut production area. The tour includes a cross section of field conditions, peanut harvest clinics, production research at the University of Georgia Southwest Research and Education Center in Plains and the National Peanut Research Laboratory in Dawson, Ga., peanut handling and grading facilities and on-farm demonstrations. The tour also includes a visit to Lance Snacks in Columbus and McCleskey Mills in Smithville, Ga.