25th Annnual Georgia Peanut Tour kicks off in Bainbridge, Ga.

The 2011 Georgia Peanut Tour Chairman Billy Mills, director of the Attapulgus Research and Education Center, brings greetings to the tour attendees during the orientation.

The 25th Annual Georgia Peanut Tour brings the latest information on peanuts while giving a first-hand view of industry  infrastructure from production and handling to processing and utilization. The tour includes a cross section of field conditions, peanut harvest clinics, production research at the University of Georgia Attapulgus Research and Education Center, peanut handling and grading facilities and on-farm demonstrations. The tour also includes a visit to LMC and American Peanut Growers Group in Donalsonville, Ga., Birdsong Peanuts, JLA and Olam Edible Nuts in Blakely, Ga. The event will host participants from more than 12 states and international attendees from Canada, Belgium and Argentina.

View the 2011 Georgia Peanut Tour Photo Gallery.