2013 South Carolina Peanut Growers’ Meeting


Santee Convention Center

1737 Bass Drive/HWY 15

(Off of Exit 98 on I95),

Santee, SC 29142.

Date: January 31st


Tentative Agenda

8:00 – 9:00 Sponsors’ Display Setup

9:00      Registration and Industry Exhibits

9:30      Door Prize Drawings*– Jerry Dowdy, Sponsor Coordinator

9:40      Welcome  – Richard Rentz, Chairman South Carolina Peanut Board

9:50      Virginia Type Peanut Market Update – Dell Cotton, Director, Peanut Growers Cooperative Marketing Assoc.

10:05   Disease Management Decisions – Tim Brenneman, Plant Pathologist, University of Georgia

10:45   Break and Prize Drawings*

11:00   Research Progress Report – Scott Monfort, Jay Chapin and James Thomas, Clemson University

12 – 1 Lunch

Irrigation Scheduling and Management – Jose Payero, Irrigation Specialist, Clemson University.

S. C. Peanut Board Yield Contest Awards – Brad Boozer,

S. C. Dept. of Agriculture

Door Prize Drawings*

1:15      Peanuts, Politics, and Markets – J. Tyron Spearman, The Spearman Agency, Tifton, GA

1:45      National Peanut Board Update

2:00      Prize Drawings including Grand Prize*

Adjourn to Industry Exhibits


*A variety of door prizes will be given out during the State Peanut Meeting ranging in value from $25 to $10,000.

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