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Results of the 2019 Southeastern Hay Contest

Dan Alabama, Florida, General, Georgia, Industry News Release, Pasture

(Sunbelt Ag Expo-October 15, 2019) — The 2019 Southeastern Hay Contest (SEHC) presented by Massey Ferguson celebrates its 15th edition with a record of 380 entries vying for the top spot. Since 2004, the SEHC, a partnership between Auburn University, Clemson University, The University of Florida and The University of Georgia has been a key tool for promoting hay quality …

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Sunbelt Ag Expo Kicks off Today

Dan General, Georgia, Industry

The annual Sunbelt Ag Expo kicks off today in Moultrie, Georgia. Expo Executive Director, Chip Blalock, says they have enhanced their youth educational programs this year. On Wednesday, COUNTRY Financial will sponsor the Youth Educational Challenges for students in 6th through 12th grade. There are various challenges lined up for them, as students can compete as an individual or as …

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Georgia Cotton Commission at Sunbelt Ag Expo

Dan Cotton, General, Georgia

The 42nd edition of the Sunbelt Ag Expo kicks off Tuesday in Moultrie, Georgia, as various groups and commodity organizations will be on hand to meet with producers, and that includes the Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC). Their Executive Director, Richey Seaton, hopes cotton producers will be able to attend. Of course cotton fields at the Sunbelt Ag Expo are a highlight each …

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Learn More about the Georgia Farm Safety Program at Sunbelt

Dan General, Georgia, Industry

Producers attending this year’s Sunbelt Ag Expo are encouraged to learn more about the Georgia Department of Agriculture’s Farm Safety Program. It started back in 2013 to help develop partnerships and relationships with farmers across the state concerning the regulatory requirements for produce safety under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Farm Safety Education and Outreach Associate, Elizabeth Stalvey, invites …

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Equine Professionals at Sunbelt Ag Expo

Dan Equine, General, Georgia

The annual Sunbelt Ag Expo will take place next week in Moultrie, Georgia, and they are proud to host professionals from the equine industry. Becca Turner, vice president of marketing and public relations at Sunbelt Ag Expo, explains who will be on hand for this year’s show. The Sunbelt Ag Expo, October 15-17, opens each day at 8:30am and closes at 5:00pm …

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Plan Now for Sunbelt Ag Expo

Dan General

The Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition will celebrate its 42nd Anniversary show October 15-17, as more than 1,200 exhibitors will display and demonstrate products for thousands of visitors on the 100-acre show site in Moultrie, Georgia. Tyron Spearman has more details. Over the past thirty years, the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award program has honored excellence across Southern agriculture’s diverse landscape. …

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2020 Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame Honorees Announced

Dan Florida, General, Industry News Release

Tallahassee, FL (FDACS-Oct. 8, 2019) — Agriculture Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried and the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame Foundation announced the Florida Agricultural Hall of Fame inductees for 2020. The induction ceremony will be held at the Florida State Fair’s Agricultural Hall of Fame Banquet on Feb. 11, 2020. “Agriculture touches the lives of every Floridian and plays a monumental role in our economy and culture. The …