There is a crop insurance deadline coming up at the end of the month, and Tyron Spearman has this reminder.
From the Georgia Department of Agriculture:
The Georgia Commodity Commission for Equine held their annual Youth Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, where 110 equestrian youths from around the state of Georgia were honored for their achievements. The event recognized youths, ages 6 to 19, who won first place in a state horse show, or a Read the rest of this entry »
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By: Sabrina Hill
The American seed industry is pulling together in an effort to help save the Monarch butterfly. It’s a move that one farmer says could also save big headaches for him and other growers. Sabrina Hill reports.
The latest round of USDA crop forecasts is reflecting lower than expected export prospects for many products, as 2015 was a challenging year for many U.S. products. That includes meat exports, as both pork and beef came in below 2014 levels. But Gary Crawford reports those figures show what most people had expected.
USDA expects another drop in net farm income for 2016. The USDA Economic Research Service has predicted a 2.5 percent decline in net cash farm income, forecasted at $54.8 billion this year.
From the University of Georgia/CAES:
Athens, Ga. – More than 150 agricultural leaders from across 13 Southern states and Washington, D.C., converged on the University of Georgia’s campus in Athens on Feb. 8 to discuss leadership roles for women in agriculture.
“The delegates at this summit represent the future of agriculture,” said UGA President Jere W. Morehead in his welcoming remarks. “The work they are doing to Read the rest of this entry »
In case you’ve ever wondered what is happening to a lot of those Valentine’s Day flowers and treats that come from far away before being delivered to you, Cathy Isom has a story which explains what those flowers go through on that trip.