Peanut Trade Show Set For February 10
19, 2011, Marianna, Fla. -
Peanut growers in the tri-states area will have the opportunity
to see the latest advances in peanut growing, harvesting
and other related equipment at the Alabama/Florida Peanut
Trade Show which will be held at the National Peanut Festival
Fairgrounds in Dothan, Al on Thursday February 10.
The Trade Show is sponsored by the Alabama Peanut Producers Association
and the Florida Peanut Producers Association. More than 60 exhibitors
will attend the Trade Show to display their products, visit with
farmers and offer information.
One exhibitor, Kelley Manufacturing Company, will provide the
grand door prize of one season's use of a new four or six row
KMC peanut combine valued at $10,000.00. At the end of the season,
the winner will have the option of purchasing the combine after
a reduction of the list price of $10,000.00. More than $20,000.00
in door prizes will be offered.
"With production cost continuing to increase, it is important that producers
operate as efficiently as possible," says Ken Barton, executive director
Florida Peanut Producers Association. "This Trade Show provides producers
the opportunity to gain valuable information that will be helpful in producing
a high yielding, high quality crop in 2011. We invite all farmers to attend."
The Trade Show opens at 8:30 am (cst). A catered lunch will be provided with
a production meeting/seed seminar following.
For more information please contact the FPPA office at (850)526-2590.