July 22-24, Panama City Beach, Fla.

The 2010 Southern Peanut Growers Conference will be held July 22-24 at the Edgewater Beach Resort in Panama City Beach, Fla. This year’s conference offers farmers an opportunity to learn more about the legislative issues, peanut research and promotions. The event is presented by the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation in conjunction with Auburn University, University of Florida and University of Georgia. Brought to you by the Alabama Peanut Producers Association; Florida Peanut Producers Association; Georgia Peanut Commission; and Mississippi Peanut Growers Association.

For more information and to register, visit www.southernpeanutfarmers.org.

 

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Schedule of Events
Thursday, July 22

1 – 6:30 p.m.
Conference & Room Registration, Edgewater Beach Resort Conference Center
Hospitality Room and Refreshments compliments of Peanut Advisory Board, Grilled PB&Js compliments of the National Peanut Buying Points Association
6:30 p.m.
Room Registration moves to the Edgewater Beach Resort Information Center
7 p.m.
Welcoming Reception – Location: Sago II & III
7:30 – 10 p.m.
Welcoming Dinner – Location: Grand Palm Ballroom
Sponsored by Bayer CropScience

Friday, July 23
6:45 a.m.
Registration Open, Edgewater Conference Center
6:45 a.m.
Prayer Breakfast – Sponsored by Valent, Grand Palm A&B
Valor Award Presentation
8:15 a.m.
General Session I – The Marketplace
9:30 a.m.
Kidz Klub (must register directly through Edgewater Beach Resort)
Spouse Program – Royal Palm
10 a.m.
Refreshment Break
10:15 a.m.
General Session II – The Benevolence of Our Industry
Noon
Lunch Buffet – Sponsored by BASF, Grand Palm A&B
1:30 p.m.
General Session III – Research & Production
Evening on your own in Panama City Beach

Saturday, July 24
6:45 a.m.
Registration Open, Edgewater Conference Center
7 a.m.
Breakfast – Farm Press Peanut Profitability Award & Grower Panel
Sponsored by National Peanut Board, Grand Palm A & B
9 a.m.
General Session IV – Peanuts & Politics
Noon
Lunch on your own and afternoon free
12:30 – 6 p.m.
Golf Tournament, Hombre Golf Course
7 p.m.
Reception, Sago – Sponsored by Syngenta
7:30 p.m.
Dinner and Entertainment
Sponsored by Syngenta, Grand Palm B & C

2010 Conference Sponsors

Alabama Peanut Producers Association
AMVAC
BASF
Bayer CropScience
Becker Underwood
Dow AgroSciences
EMD Crop BioScience, Inc.
Farm Press
Farm Progress
First South Farm Credit
Florida Peanut Producers Association
Georgia Peanut Commission
Golden Peanut Co.
MANA Crop Protection
Mississippi Peanut Growers Association
National Peanut Board
National Peanut Buying Points Association
Peanut Grower
Southeastern Peanut Farmer
Southern Peanut Farmers Federation
Southern Peanut Growers
Southwest Georgia Farm Credit
Syngenta
Valent