2018 UGA Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day (September 5th)

The Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission, and the University of Georgia Peanut and Cotton Teams, will co-sponsor the annual UGA Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Tifton, Georgia.  

The field day will begin at 8 AM at the Tifton Campus Conference Center (15 RDC Rd. Tifton, GA) with trams departing at 8:15 a.m.  We will then travel to the UGA Ponder Farm for additional stops and conclude back at the TCCC with lunch at the Tifton Campus Conference Center.

There is no cost to attend the field day, but if you plan to attend please RSVP so that we can get an accurate head count for lunch (contact Mrs. Jeannie Evans at (229) 386-3006 or  jevans12@uga.edu ).

A printable copy of the agenda can be downloaded in the following link:        

2018 UGA Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day (Agenda)



                        2018 UGA Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day
                                          September 5th, 2018

 8:00 AM     Arrive at UGA TCCC (15 RDC Rd. Tifton, GA)

 8:10 AM     Welcome and Discussion of Logistics

 8:15 AM     Load Trams for RDC Pivot

 8:20 AM     Cotton Entomology — Roberts & Toews

 8:35 AM     Cotton Agronomics —  Whitaker & Freeman

 8:50 AM     Irrigation, Diseases & Fertility — Porter, Vellidis, Kemerait & Harris

 9:20 AM     Peanut Breeding — Branch, Brown, & Holbrook

 9:35 AM     Leave for TCCC  Parking Lot (15 RDC Rd. Tifton, GA )

                   (Car Pool to UGA Ponder Farm – 28 Ty Ty Whiddon Mill Rd. Tifton, GA)

10:20 AM    Peanut Agronomics & Physiology — Monfort & Pilon

10:35 AM    Peanut Entomology & Pathology — Abney, Brenneman & Culbreath

11:05 AM    Cotton Breeding —  Chee & Bag

11:25 AM    Cotton Physiology — Snider & Tubbs

11:45 AM    Leave Ponder Farm for TCCC

12:15 PM    Lunch

12:45 PM    Cotton & Peanut Economics — Smith, Rabinowitz & Liu

 1:05 PM     Comments from UGA Administration, Cotton Commission and  Peanut Commission


Please RSVP to Mrs. Jeannie Evans at 229-386-3006 or jevans12@uga.edu by August 31st, 2017 if you plan to attend so that we can have an accurate head count for the meal.

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