48th Annual Meeting

July 12-14, 2016 * Clearwater Beach, FL

Program and Schedule of Events

The 2016 Call for Papers generated 148 submissions. Technical Program Chairman Ramon Leon is busy categorizing the papers and setting up the breakout sessions. Click here to see the list of submitted abstracts.

Abstract edits are being accepted until April 30th.

Guest Speakers

Program Chairman Corley Holbrook is putting together a very informative meeting.  Welcoming attendees to the meeting will be state host Ken Barton of the Florida Peanut Producers Association, Dr. Jacqueline Burns, Dean of University of Florida/IFAS Research, and Florida Ag Commissioner Adam Putnam (invited)

General Session industry presentations include Dealing with Disasters–Stories From the Frontline of the War on Citrus Greening Disease from USDA’s Dr. Robert Shatters;  Peanut Diseases From An International Perspective
–Potential Game Changers? by Dr. Tim Brenneman, University of Georgia; and an update from the National Peanut Board.

This year’s symposium Translating Genome Sequence to Peanut Improvement is being organized by University of Georgia’s, Dr. Peggy Ozias-Akins.

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Early Bird Rate Ends

June 15th!

Hilton Clearwater Beach Reservations

Hotel Day

$145/night APRES Rate

The APRES room block is now full. APRES has such a great rate that we suggest you call the Hilton first to make sure their have been no cancellations.

Overflow Hotels:
Pier 60 Marina Hotel: APRES’ room block is now filled, but the hotel does have rooms available at higher rate.  Call Sales Manager Julie Norberg at 727-683-0002 for APRES reservations.

Sand Pearl Resort: Next door to the Hilton has a special APRES rate of $209/night +$25 resort fee +parking.  Call 727-441-2425.  Special rate is available thru May 23rd.





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Bayer Crop Sciences

Dow AgroSciences

National Peanut Board


JLA International

North Carolina Peanut Growers Association

Texas Peanut Producers Board

South Carolina Peanut Board

Virginia Peanut Growers Association

Olam Edible Nuts


Hershey Chocolate

List of Attendeees
Directions to the Hilton Clearwater Beach Hotel
Things to do in & around Clearwater