The Georgia Peanut Commission honored the UGA Peanut Team at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference with a Research and Education Award for informing producers about peanut breeding, disease, soil fertility, precision technology and economics.
Read more about the work the Peanut Team is doing to improve this pantry staple in the three-part Field to Jar series: Breeding the best peanut, Good peanuts start from the ground up and Peanut protectors.
All About the Pod Podcast
The University of Georgia Peanut Team presents All About the Pod, a reoccurring podcast for peanut producers, industry partners, and anyone interested in learning about science-backed peanut production.
The goal of this podcast is to educate others about up-to-date problems our researchers see in the field. All About the Pod will feature extension specialists, research faculty, graduate students, extension agents, industry allies, and growers.
Sapkota Awarded 2nd Place in Poster Competition
Madan Sapkota, M.S. student advised by Dr. Simer Virk, won second place in the M.S. Poster Competition at the American Peanut and Research Society's (APRES) annual meeting in Dallas, Texas.
Sapkota presented his work on selection of optimal spray parameters and utilization of precision spray technologies for pesticide applications in peanut.