Even with Georgia’s abundant peanut crop, a 30-foot nut isn’t something you see every day.

But now it can be just by taking a drive to the Georgia Agrirama to see “The Great American Peanut Tour,” highlighted by a giant peanut replica.

“We’re trying to get out there and promote U.S.A.-grown peanuts while educating the public about one of Georgia’s most versatile crops,” National Peanut Board spokesman Chris Destino said.

The display will be at the Agrirama for months, giving the public plenty of time to view the exhibit.

Destino said that the giant peanut comes with a mobile, high-tech unit that showcases the importance of buying U.S.-grown peanuts.

“Georgia is the number one producer of peanuts,” Destino said. “It’s important to get the message out to consumers that peanuts are nutritional and useful foods.”

Destino said the National Peanut Board is designed to represent the interests of peanut farmers and that the unit has been across the country and to Mexico.

The giant legume is parked outside the Agrirama’s newly revamped peanut museum, located behind its welcome center near the entrance of the park.

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