Published on 10/05/11

Georgia Peanut Tour celebrates silver anniversary

By Brad Haire

The Georgia Peanut Tour celebrated its 25th anniversary Sept. 27-29. More than 200 people from 12 states and six countries went on the networking tour, which focused on south Georgia peanut research and production around Bainbridge, Ga., including stops in Miller County, Attapulgus and Blakely.

“The quality of Georgia peanuts is what we want to showcase on this tour,” said Billy Mills, chairman of the tour and superintendent of the University of Georgia Attapulgus Research and Education Center.

Brad Haire speaks with Mills about what the tour accomplished and who was on it. Watch In the Field (Eps. 5) - Georgia Peanut Tour 2011.

"In the Field" is a news series produced by Brad Haire, news director with the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, providing timely, reliable information about Southern agriculture, and showing it in action.

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

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