2021 Southern Peanut Growers Conference

Southern Peanut Growers ConferenceThe 22nd Annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference is July 15-17, 2021 at the Edgewater Beach Resort, Panama City Beach, Florida. The three-day event provides farmers with information about peanut production, legislative issues, marketing and promotions.

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2021 Southern Peanut Growers Conference Photo Album


Preview interview
2021 SPGC Interview with Ken Barton, FPPA (11:03)

State Peanut Grower Execs
Interview with Jacob Davis, Executive Director, AL Peanut Producers Association
Jacob Davis, AL Peanut Producers (4:38)

Interview with Malcolm Broome, Executive Director, MS Peanut Growers Association
Malcolm Broome, MS Peanut Growers (4:08)

Interview with Ken Barton, Executive Director, FL Peanut Producers Association
Ken Barton, FL Peanut Producers (4:09)

Interview with Don Koehler, Executive Director, GA Peanut Commission
Don Koehler, GA Peanuts (4:23)

Program participant interviews
T.E. Moye, GA Federal-State Inspection Service (5:43)

Dr. Joby Czarnecki, Mississippi State University (7:03)

Session Audio
General Session I – Future Vision of Peanut Value and Grading
Karl Zimmer, Premium Peanut (24:48)

T.E. Moye, GA Federal-State Inspection Service (27:39)

Dr. Marshall Lamb, USDA-ARS National Peanut Research Lab (17:42)

General Session II – Vision for Farm Automation in the Future
Chad Carney, Blue River Technology (17:42)

Dr. Wes Porter, University of Georgia (31:00)

General Session III – State of U.S. Peanut Policy
Remarks from Senator John Boozman (R-AR) (29:58)

Press gaggle with Sen. Boozman (R-AR) (6:50)

Conference Sponsor Interviews
Valor Award by Valent winner Peanut Proud – Gregg Grimsley, Peanut Proud President
Gregg Grimsley, Peanut Proud (3:20)

William Reed, BASF (3:09)

Tony Brunson, Corteva (3:06)

Blaire Colvin, FMC (2:28)

Jack Robertson, Hogeye (10:28)

Wilson Faircloth, Syngenta (3:00)

Travis Kelley, Vantage Southeast (2:16)