The annual Peanut Field Day will be held at the Marianna North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) on Thursday, August 11, 2016 starting with registration at 8:00 AM (CDT) and ending with a sponsored lunch at the nearby Sunland Pavilion.
CEUs will be available at registration, see below for more details. This event has been approved for Florida pesticide CEUs (up to three), Georgia pesticide CEUs, and Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) CEUs. Alabama pesticide CEUs were requested but have yet to be approved.
Florida: Up to three from list: 1 Core, 2 Private, 2 Ag Row Crop, 1 Demo and Research
Georgia: 3 Commercial (category 21- Agricultural Plant), 1 Private
CCAs: 1 Integrated Pest Management, 1.5 Crop Management, .5 Soil and Water
Alabama: 10 re-certification points for commercial categories of ag plant pest control, and demonstration and research
Field tours will begin promptly at 8:30 AM. Five tour groups will rotate through six tour stops. Topics to be addressed include insect and disease management, herbicide use, crop production, irrigation impact on plant development, and variety updates.
For any questions, please call Ethan Carter at the Extension office at 850-482-9620.