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South Carolina Peanut Grower Meeting


The 2019 Annual South Carolina State Peanut Growers’ Meeting will be held on January 24th at the Santee Conference Center.

Speakers will include Dell Cotton, Peanut Growers Cooperative Marketing Association Manager; David Jordan, NCSU William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Crop Science and Extension Specialist; Jeff Dunne, Peanut Breeder, NCSU; Bob Redding, Redding Firm, Washington D.C.; Maria Balota, Extension Specialist, Virginia Tech; Tyron Spearman, The Spearman Agency, Tifton, GA; Marianne Copelan, South Carolina Department of Agriculture Marketing Specialist; National Peanut Board, Clemson University Specialists and more!

Registration and industry exhibits begin at 8:30 am. The annual meeting is a great source for peanut production and market updates. Please contact Dan Anco (803-284-3343 x261, if you have questions about the meeting or would like to be a sponsor.

The Santee Conference Center is located at 1737 Bass Drive/SC-15, Santee, SC 29142.

Grower prizes will be drawn throughout the meeting. Prize eligibility: 2018 commercial peanut growers who intend to plant peanuts in 2019. Growers must be present to win.

The Grand Prize from KMC will be the use of a new 6-row Peanut Combine on the winner's farm for the 2019 harvesting season, with the option of purchasing the combine through an authorized KMC dealer with $15,000 off the list price. Grand Prize from Amadas is the use of a new 4-row or 6-row Amadas Peanut Digger/Inverter for the 2019 harvest season or $10,000 towards the purchase of a new Amadas Self-Propelled Peanut Combine or $5,000 towards the purchase of a new Amadas 4-row or 6-row Pull-Type Peanut Combine. Grand Prize from Colombo North America is $10,000 towards the purchase of a new Colombo peanut combine. The winner must be certified as a peanut grower with an FSA farm number, and must be present to win.

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