Mark your calendars for the 2014 University of Georgia Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day Sept 10 in Tifton, Ga. 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 Michelle Pitts at or 229-386-3006 by September 2.

Please RSVP to Mrs. Michelle Pitts at 229-386-3006 or by Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 if you wish to attend, so that we can have an accurate head count for the meal.

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