Sunday, September 19, 2021

UGA Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day set for Sept. 8 in Tifton

university of georgia field dayThe University of Georgia cotton and peanut teams will host 2021’s UGA Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day Sept. 8 in Tifton, Georgia.

This annual event provides an excellent opportunity for anyone who is interested in learning more about our two of the most widely planted row crops grown in Georgia.

There is no cost to attend, but organizers request you RSVP if you plan to attend — just for a lunch headcount . Call Ashley Golden at 229-386-3366 or email her at ashley.golden@uga.edu.

The Georgia Cotton Commission and the Georgia Peanut Commission will sponsor the field day’s lunch, in addition to providing necessary funding to support UGA’s research and education efforts.

For more details on speakers, locations and specific times, be sure to take a look at the agenda.

Field day schedule

The field day will start at the Tifton Campus Conference Center in the North Parking Lot at 8 a.m. After a brief welcome, the trams will leave for the RDC Pivot at 8:15 a.m.

After four stops around the RDC Pivot, trams will drive to the UGA Lang Farm to tour several trials and hear from more speakers.

The outdoor event will finish before lunch, which will be at the TCCC. Attendees also will hear from economists as well as representatives of UGA’s administration and the Georgia cotton and peanut commissions indoors.

 

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