weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended December 8, 2017, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: 12-09-17 AL Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended-December 08, 2017, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 17,200 head compared …

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2017 King Cotton Awards Presented to Sawyer and Miller

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Industry News Release

Georgia’s cotton farmers rely heavily on their local University of Georgia (UGA) Cooperative Extension agent for many things.  Agents are known for delivering timely and accurate information, which is instrumental for the success of Georgia’s farmers. For the seventeenth year in a row, the Georgia Cotton Commission sponsored the King Cotton Awards to recognize outstanding contributions of county agents to …

weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended December 1, 2017, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. **This report will not be issued next week due to markets in all three states being closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.** AL Livestock Market Report: AL Livestock Market …

Sweet and Sour Fruit Surprise

Dan Citrus, Georgia

A Marietta, Georgia man is claiming the discovery of new sweet, or sour, fruit, and is currently waiting on the test results to prove it. According to a story from the Marietta Daily Journal, Eddie Rhoades was checking the fruit trees in his yard for bird nests last spring when he discovered three unfamiliar citrus fruits. To read more of …

Georgia Growers Informed on Labor Regulations

Abbey Taylor Georgia, Labor and Immigration

By Jaci Schreckengost In order to keep Georgia growers up-to-date about important labor regulations and issues, the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) held the annual Georgia Agricultural Labor Relations Forum. The event was held at the University of Georgia’s Tifton campus on Nov. 7–8 and had more than 100 people in attendance. Charles Hall, executive director of the …

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Supreme Court to Hear Water Battle in January

Dan Florida, Georgia, Water

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Jan. 8 in the long-running legal battle between Florida and Georgia about water in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system. The Supreme Court on Friday scheduled arguments in the case, which centers on Florida’s allegations that Georgia is siphoning too much water from the river system. Florida contends that Georgia’s water use has damaged the …