2024 Georgia Peanut Tour set for Americus area

The thirty-sixth annual Georgia Peanut Tour will be held September 17-19, 2024, in Americus, 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 in South Georgia.

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 and the USDA-ARS National Peanut Research Lab.

Hotel accommodations can be made at the host hotel, The Windsor in Americus, Georgia by calling 229-331-7076. A standard room ranges from $129 – $199++ (depending on room type). Breakfast is not included in the room at The Windsor. Be sure to ask for the 2024 Georgia Peanut Tour room block when making a reservation. Additional rooms are available at the Hampton Inn in Americus. A standard room is $129++ (breakfast included). Call 229-924-3890 and mention the Georgia Peanut Tour for a discounted rate. The room block’s deadline is Aug. 16, 2024.

For attendees flying, the closest airport is the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport in Albany, Georgia.

For specific tour info or details, contact David West at 229-386-3470.

The Georgia Peanut Commission, University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the USDA-ARS National Peanut Laboratory coordinate the tour.

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