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Perennial Peanut Field Day – May 31

The annual Perennial Peanut Field Day will be held in Quincy on Thursday, May 31, 2018.

The annual Perennial Peanut Field Day will be held Thursday May 31, 2018 at the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center in Quincy, Florida.  (155 Research Road, Quincy, Florida 32351)  There will be five presentations related to perennial peanut production, and a field tour of research plots at the station.  There will be a $10 per person registration fee, payable at the event.  This event is sponsored by the Perennial Peanut Producers Association and University of Florida/IFAS Extension.

Agenda

  • 9:30 EST – Registration begins
  • 10:00 – 10:05 – Welcome – Glen Aiken, NFREC Center Director
  • 10:05 – 10:20 – Business Meeting – David Caruthers – President PPPA
  • 10:20 – 10:40 – Perennial Peanut Roots: Getting to Know Your Neighbors -Victor Guerra
  • 10:40 – 11:00 – Digging Deep, Perennial Peanut Below Ground – Katie Cooley
  • Walk to Perennial Peanut Research Plots
  • 11:10 – 12:00 – Field tours of ornamental varieties, diseases, and weed ID – Sunny Liao, Ian Small, Gary Knox, Cheryl Mackowiak, Brent Sellers, Doug Mayo, Jose Dubeux, and Ann Blount, UF/IFAS NFREC
  • 12:00 – 12:45 Lunch
  • 12:45 – 1:05 – Landscapes with Perennial Peanut – Gary Knox, Clay Olson, Jerry Stageman
  • 1:05 – 1:30 – Soil Type and Grass Influences on Perennial Peanut – Cheryl Mackowiak
  • 1:30 – 2:15 Weed and Herbicide Update – Brent Sellers
  • 2:15 – 3:00 – Producer Panel discussion, wrap up and evaluation – moderated by Doug Mayo, Jackson County Extension Director

For a printer friendly version of the event agenda, use the following link:  2018 Perennial Peanut Field Day Flyer

For more information about this event, contact:

Ann Blount
850-544-0905
Forage Breeding and Genetics
University of Florida, North Florida Research & Education Center

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Author: Ann Blount - paspalum@ufl.edu


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