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Perennial Peanut Field Day July 23

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Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

9:30 AM EST Registration – $10 per person
UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy, Florida

The Perennial Peanut Producers Association and the University of Florida are teaming up to host a tour of ongoing perennial peanut research at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center near Quincy, Florida. Registration begins at 9:30 AM EST with the program starting at 10:00 AM. Lunch will be served after the indoor events, followed by field tours, and conclude with a walking tour of the variety trials at NFREC. There will be a variety of potted plants for sale on the day of the event.

Agenda

  • 9:30 EST – Registration
  • 10:00-10:30 – Welcome and Business Meeting
    President – PPPA Steve Basford
  • 10:30-11:00 – Integrating Perennial Peanut into Grass Pastures
    Dr. Jose Dubeux, Forage Extension Specialist, NFREC
  • 11:00-11:30 – Producer/Buyer/Hay Store Surveys
    Dr. Saundra Tenbroeck and Dr. Carissa Wickens – UF Department of Animal Sciences – State Equine Specialists and Rebecca Tenbroeck,  Agronomy graduate student
  • 11:30-11:50 – The potential for sub-tropical Alfalfa and how it fits with perennial peanut operations
    Dr. Joe Bouton, Emeritus Professor, Dep. Crop & Soil Sciences, UGA and Owner-Manager, Bouton Consulting Group. LLC.
  • 11:50-12:20 – Using ornamental perennial peanuts in landscaping
    Dr. Gary Knox, Horticultural Extension Specialist, NFREC
  • 12:20-12:30 – Wrap up and evaluation
    Clay Olson, Taylor County Extension Director, and Dr. Ann Blount, Forage Breeder, NFREC
  • 12:30-1:00 – Lunch
  • 1:00-3:00 – Field Tours

Download the printer friendly flyer:  2016 Perennial Peanut Field Day Flyer

Directions to UF/IFAS NFREC, Quincy

  • From I-10, take Exit #181 (SR-267), and go north approximately ¼ mile. The Center is on the left at Research Road.
  • From US-Highway 90, go south on SR-267 approximately 3 miles. The Center is on the right, before you reach I-10.

 

PPPA LogoSponsored by: Perennial Peanut Producers Association

Applications for membership to the Perennial Peanut Producers Association will be available at the Registration Desk.  Anyone with questions can call Lindy Cone, PPPA Treasurer, at 850-973-2399 or email conefarms@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

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