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Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show January 30

Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show January 30

14 AL-FL Peanut Trade ShowThe Alabama-Florida Peanut Trade Show will be held Thursday, January 30, 2014 at the National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds located on Highway 231 south of Dothan, Alabama.

Sponsored by the Alabama Peanut Producers Association and the Florida Peanut Producers Association, the one day event offers farmers the opportunity to view the products and services of more than 75 exhibitors.  The show opens at 8:30 am central time followed by a catered lunch at 12 noon.  The afternoon’s events include a seed and production seminar as well as a legislative update.

“We invite and encourage all peanut farmers to attend this year’s Peanut Trade Show,” said Ken Barton, executive director of the Florida Peanut Producers Association.  “It’s a great opportunity for farmers to see the latest, most up-to-date advances in peanut production and harvesting equipment and visit with vendors that provide products and services to peanut farmers.  The afternoon seminars will provide current information that will be helpful as you make plans for the 2014 production year.”

Thousands of dollars in door prizes will be offered.  Cash prizes, gift cards, peanut seed, a shotgun and many more items will be given away.  As a grand door prize this year, KMC is offering the lucky winner $ 1,000 in cash. Additionally, the winner will receive a certificate good for $ 6,000 towards the purchase of a new 2014 KMC Six Row Peanut Combine, or lesser amounts towards the purchase of another new 2014 KMC complete implement. These discounts are non-transferrable. The winner must be certified as a peanut grower with an FSA farm number, and must be present to win.

For more information please contact the Florida Peanut Producers Association office at 850-526-2590.

 

 

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Author: Libbie Johnson – libbiej@ufl.edu

Agriculture agent at UF IFAS Escambia County Extension.
http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/

Libbie Johnson

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