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J. Frank McGill, known by many as ‘Mr. Peanut,’ dies

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J. Frank McGill, affectionally known throughout the Georgia agricultural community as “Mr. Peanut,” passed away surrounded by family March 3 at age 95 in Tifton, Georgia. He earned a bachelor’s degree in agronomy in 1951 and a master’s degree in agronomy in 1962 from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. He began his career with UGA ... Read More »