2014 UGA Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day, Wednesday September 10th

Mark your calendars for the 2014 UGA Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day, which is scheduled for Wednesday September 10th, 2014 in Tifton. The field day will begin at the UGA Gibbs Farm (226 William Gibbs Rd, Tifton, GA) at 8:30 a.m., and will end with lunch at the Tifton Campus Conference Center. This field day is sponsored by the Georgia Cotton Commission and the Georgia Peanut Commission, and will showcase the latest innovative research supported by our commissions. All producers, extension personnel, and industry representatives are welcomed and encouraged to attend. In order to secure an accurate head count for the meal, please RSVP to Mrs Michelle Pitts at mpitts@uga.edu or 229-386-3006 by Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 if you wish to attend. We hope to see you there!!


Tentative Agenda:

8:30-8:55 a.m.             Arrival at Gibbs Farm (226 William Gibbs Rd, Tifton)

8:55 a.m.                     Welcome                            
                           
9:00 a.m.                     Discussion of Logistics / Load Trams

9:15 a.m.                     Cotton Agronomics, Variety Testing, Irrigation, & Breeding Research   
                
9:55 a.m.                     Peanut Agronomics, Entomology, Fertility,& Breeding Research                                    
                    
10:35 am                     Depart for the Lang Farm (230 Rigdon Altman Rd, Tifton)

11:00 a.m.                   Load Trams at the Lang / Rigdon Farm

11:15 a.m.                   Cotton Physiology, Entomology, Diseases, & Fertility Research    
                                
11:55 noon                  Peanut Diseases, Weed Control, & Cropping Systems
 
12:35 p.m.                   Depart for the Tifton Campus Conference Center

12:45 p.m.                   Lunch at the Tifton Campus Conference Center
                                    Cotton Economics                                          
                                    Peanut Economics                                         
                                    Comments from the Georgia Cotton Commission
                                    Comments from the Georgia Peanut Commission
                                    Comments from Dean Angle
 
Please RSVP to Mrs. Michelle Pitts at 229-386-3006 or mpitts@uga.edu by Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 if you wish to attend, so that we can have an accurate head count for the meal.

 

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