2019 Suwannee Valley Peanut Harvest Field Day with Allied Industry

The UF|IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center – Suwannee Valley (NFREC-SV) will host the Suwannee Valley Peanut Harvest Field Day with Allied Industry on August 22, 2019, at the NFREC-Suwannee Valley farm location in Live Oak. 

This event will be hosted to present a general review of equipment adjustments and peanut harvest maturity to aid producers in minimizing loss at harvest. There will be live demonstrations of harvest equipment and pre-harvest adjustment suggestions. All farm owners, equipment operators, and farm managers are invited to attend!

At the Suwannee Valley Peanut Harvest Field Day, guests will have the opportunity to mingle with allied industry partners during the vendor trade show. In addition, extension agents will discuss their current trial work and field demonstrations as well remarks from the UF/IFAS researchers located on the college campus. Other topics of discussion will include how to reduce loss at digging and how to increase efficiency when harvesting.

Attendees will be able to observe several harvesters and learn about mechanical improvements from representatives of KMC, Amadas, and Columbo companies. They will be on site to conduct demonstrations and answer questions.

Tentative Event Schedule:

3:30 p.m. Optional CORE pesticide training

CCA CEUs and Pesticide CEUs have been applied for!

4:30 p.m. Registration and Industry Interaction

5:00 p.m. Event Begins

Industry Dinner to follow, along with door prize presentations.

 

Check out this video to see a visual on what you can expect on the field day!

Event Location:

8202 CR 417 Live Oak, FL 32060

Registration information:

There is a registration fee of $10.

Register through EVENTBRITE at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/peanut-field-day-trade-show-registration-62712405493

or call the office at (386) 362-1725

or email De Broughton at deonne@ufl.edu or Dilcia Toro dtoro@ufl.edu

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By: Denver Cameron and De Broughton

UF/IFAS Extension is an Equal Opportunity Institution

 

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