Published on 08/11/11

UGA cotton, peanut field day set for Sept. 7 in Tifton

By Brad Haire

The University of Georgia Cotton and Peanut Research Field Day will be Sept. 7 at the UGA Tifton Campus, starting at 8:30 a.m.

Showcasing two of Georgia’s most important crops, worth $1 billion annually, the field day will show participants the latest work by UGA and U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers in breeding, economics, weeds, diseases, soil fertility and entomology.

The field day is free and includes lunch. To RSVP, call (229) 386-3006, or e-mail by Sept. 2.

Brad Haire is the former news editor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.