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2024 Mississippi Peanut Growers Association Annual Meeting & Trade Show

Feb. 15, 2024
Lake Terrace Convention Center, Hattiesburg, Miss.


7:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Registration/Visit with Industry

9:00 – 9:10 a.m. 

Welcome/ Introductions

9:10 – 9:45 a.m. 

Dr. Marshall Lamb, Research Leader, National Peanut Lab USDA ARS
Research/Outlook for 2024

9:45 – 10:15 a.m. 

Dr. Dan Anco, Extension Peanut Specialist, Clemson University
Southern Stem Rot Biology and Management Considerations

10:15 – 11:00 a.m. 

Refreshments/ Visit Industry Exhibits

11:00 – 11:30 a.m. 

Dr. Brendan Zurweller, MSU Peanut Agronomist
Peanut Research and Production Update

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

DeMarquine Houston, Director IT & Compliance, National Peanut Board
NPB’s Third Chapter

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 

Lunch/ Visit Industry Exhibits

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Dr. Brian Pieralisi, MSU Extension Cotton Specialist
Cotton Production Updates


1:45 p.m.                    Mississippi Peanut Growers Association 19th Annual Meeting

Welcome/Call to Order                                                                            Joe Morgan, President

Minutes 18th Annual Meeting & Financial Report for 2023                  Dr. Malcolm Broome, Executive Director, MPGA

MS Peanut Promotion Board                                                                   Lonnie Fortner, Chairman

2023/24 Association Activities                                                                 Dr. Malcolm Broome

Nominating Committee Report & Election of Directors                        Drew Parrish, Committee Chairman

Other Business/Adjourn                                                                          Joe Morgan, President

Sponsored by

Door Prizes


Certificate good for $15,000 towards the purchase of a NEW Amadas Self-Propelled Peanut Combine or $7,500 towards the purchase of a NEW Amadas 4 Row or 6 Row Pull-Type Peanut Combine or $4,500 towards the purchase of a NEW Amadas 6-Row or 8-Row Digger or $1,500 towards the purchase of a NEW Amadas Peanut Dump Cart. Also, along with the certificate, the winner will receive a customized Grizzly Cooler.  Winner must be a certified peanut grower with an FSA Farm Number, and must be present to win.


KMC is happy to provide $5,000 off the purchase of a piece of equipment or $5,000 of KMC parts. The winner must be a certified peanut grower with an FSA Farm Number and be present to win.

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