Assistance Available for Hurricane Damaged Ag Land through NRCS

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

Georgia farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality because of Hurricane Michael are encouraged to sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). A series of special sign-ups for agricultural livestock mortality and carcass disposal is being conducted for the 6 counties designated under …


Senators Perdue, Isakson Tour Hurricane Michael Devastation With Vice President Pence

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release

Senators Thank President Trump For Visiting Georgia Following President Donald Trump’s visit to Middle Georgia, U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) joined Vice President Mike Pence and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue in Bainbridge, Moultrie, and Albany, Georgia to visit farmers and producers who have been devastated by Hurricane Michael. They were also joined by Georgia Governor Nathan …


Pence and Perdue Attend Sunbelt Ag Expo

Dan Alabama, Georgia

It’s been a busy opening day of the 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. Various folks from across the Southeast have been on hand, and that includes Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. But he was joined by special guest, Vice President Mike Pence. The two were here in the Southeast touring some of the agricultural areas damaged by Hurricane …


Black Discusses Hurricane Michael Damage to Georgia Farms

Dan Field Crops, Georgia, Specialty Crops

The 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo is officially underway in Moultrie, Georgia, but the big topic of discussion for many is what agriculture is currently dealing with in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman caught up with Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black to discuss some of the crop damage he has seen so far. Black Discusses Hurricane Michael …


Field Demos Will Take Place at Sunbelt Ag Expo

Dan Georgia

The 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo officially opens today at Spence Field in Moultrie, Georgia. There have been a few questions as to whether the field demonstrations will take place due to damage from Hurricane Michael. According to Cody Mitchell, Sunbelt farm and site manager, the answer is yes. He talked with Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman about the plans for the …


Sunbelt Ag Expo Opens Today

Dan Georgia

The 41st Annual Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition opens today in Moultrie, Georgia. Tyron Spearman reports that while some of the crops grown there did suffer damage from Hurricane Michael, North America’s premier farm show will still have plenty to see and do. Sunbelt Ag Expo Opens Today


COUNTRY Financial Partners with Sunbelt Ag Expo to host Youth Event

Dan Education, Georgia

The 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo kicks off Tuesday in Moultrie, Georgia and something new will take place at this year’s event. COUNTRY Financial is partnering with Sunbelt Ag Expo to host the Youth Educational Challenges. Lindsey Rinkenberger, director of agribusiness operations at COUNTRY Financial, explains. COUNTRY Financial Partners with Sunbelt Ag Expo to Host Youth Event COUNTRY Financial® provides a great …

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8th Annual Legislative Livestock Showdown Results in House Win

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Legislative, Livestock

The 8th Annual Legislative Livestock Showdown took place at the New South Arena in Perry, Georgia, as part of the Georgia National Fair. The highly competitive livestock showmanship event, co-sponsored by the Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Georgia National fair, resulted in a fourth consecutive win for the Georgia House of Representatives. “This is a unique opportunity for our …