Georgia is the number one producer of peanuts in the United States, and Georgia peanut farmers provide more than 45 percent of the U.S. peanut crop each year. Georgia peanuts produce a farm gate value of well over $600 million.
Lab Testing and Analysis Services Testing for soil, plant tissue, water quality, animal waste, feeds and forages, pesticides, and much more!
On-Site and Telephone Consultation Available in many county offices for ag producers.
Pesticide Safety Education Program Topics include pest identification, storage and disposal, pesticide drift and runoff prevention, water quality protection, and food safety.
Production Meetings Updates on local issues for growers and producers.
- Peanut Digger and Combine Efficiency (B 1087) Consumers demand wholesome, good-tasting peanuts and peanut products. Meeting this demand starts on the farm with growing and harvesting the cleanest and least-damaged peanuts. This publication explai…
- Hophornbeam Copperleaf Identification and Control in Peanut (C 882) Hophornbeam copperleaf has become an increasing problem in agricultural fields throughout Georgia. It can occur at densities that have the potential to reduce yields and influence harvest efficiency. …
- Eclipta Identification and Control in Peanut (C 869) Eclipta is considered to be one of the world's worst weeds. This publication discusses the identification and control of eclipta in peanut.
- Peanut Production Field Guide (B 1146) The peanut production guide includes varieties, agronomic practices, pest management, irrigation management, equipment maintenance, maturity, and harvest practices.
Peanuts at UGA UGA's peanuts site features news and information about scientists, production, publications, events, weather and related links.
UGA Peanut Entomology Insect management updates for the peanut industry.
Sustainable Agriculture at UGA Brings together information on sustainable agriculture including crop rotation, cover crops, and other resources.
Organic Peanut Program in Georgia Information regarding organic peanut production research in Georgia and its subsequent findings.
Peanut Information Network System The Peanut Information Network System (PINS) is a Web-based system to distribute information on peanut organizations, peanut related publications and training materials.
UGA Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics Learn more about the agricultural and applied economics department at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
UGA Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Learn more about the crop and soil sciences department at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Feed the Future Peanut and Mycotoxin Innovation Lab Information about USAID-funded research focused on improving peanut production in developing countries.
Commodity Teams at CAES Teams made up of research scientists and extension specialists work together to provide the latest technology and information for efficient, profitable production of some of Georgia's most valuable commodities.
Georgia Peanut Commission Website for commission, which conducts programs in the areas of peanut promotion, research and education.
National Peanut Board Site of the NPB, a farmer-funded national program, which includes information about new products, manufacturing, nutrition, as well as recipes, educational resources and a section dedicated to growers.
The Peanut Institute Non-profit organization that supports nutrition research and develops educational programs to encourage healthful lifestyles that include peanuts and peanut products.
2022 Georgia Farmer Of The Year Scotty Raines' dedication to his craft earned him the title 2022 Georgia Farmer of the Year from the Georgia Agribusiness Council.
Field Guy Professor Bob Kemerait has received awards for excellence in Extension and international service in 2021.
Best of Both Worlds UGA researchers have been homing in on the genetics of wild peanut varieties with the goal of increasing disease resistance in modern peanut through genetic crosses.
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Displaying farm gate values for 2020. Values are tallied in October for the previous year.