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Weekly Livestock Market Reports

Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending June 23rd, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states.   AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended June 23, 2017, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 9,400 head compared to 12,227 last week and 10,975 a year ago. …

GA Tech President Learns about Peanut Industry

Georgia Tech President G.P. “Bud” Peterson and his wife Val Peterson stopped by the Georgia Peanut Commission office this week as a part of their South Georgia tour to visit Georgia Tech alumni, Regents, business leaders, lawmakers and other friends of the Institute. The Georgia Peanut Commission has funded research with Georgia Tech since 2015 in the Agricultural Technology Research …

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ICYMI: Farm Bill Listening Session Webcast for Farmers and Ranchers

Saturday, June 24th, an event was held in Gainesville, Florida that farmers and ranchers from across the Southeast were invited to attend. It’s is called, “The Next Farm Bill, Conversations in the Field.” The event was an informal farm bill hearing, intended to gather input from farmers, ranchers, and stakeholders. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway of Texas and Ranking …

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Southeast Farmers and Ranchers Invited to Farm Bill Listening Session

Coming up Saturday, June 24th, an event will be held in Gainesville, Florida that farmers and ranchers from across the Southeast are invited to attend. It’s being called, “The Next Farm Bill, Conversations in the Field.” The event is actually an informal farm bill hearing, intended to gather input from farmers, ranchers, and stakeholders. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway …

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Hay Contest Seeks Best in the Southeast

The search is on for hay and balayage producers across the Southeast to enter the 2017 Southeastern Hay Contest. Since 2004, the SE Hay Contest has been spotlighting high-quality hay and balayage production in the Southeast. The Cooperative Extension programs in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina organize the contest each year. Results of this year’s contest will be announced …

cattle inventory livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Reports

Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending June 16th, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states.   AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended June 16, 2017, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 12,100 head compared to 11,294 last week and 11,222 a year ago. …

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Five Counties in Georgia Designated as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Florida

In response to a request from Dianne Westmoreland, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) Acting State Executive Director in Georgia, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Baker, Decatur, Grady, Mitchell and Thomas counties in Georgia as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in Brooks, Calhoun, Colquitt, Dougherty, Early, Miller, …