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GCA Region Roundup Series Starts Next Week

Dan Cattle, Georgia

The Georgia Cattlemen’s Association (GCA) wants to remind all members that the 2017 Region Roundup series will take place at four locations across the state starting next week. GCA Executive Vice President Will Bentley invites cattlemen and women across the state to attend the meeting nearest them.   All meetings will begin at 6 p.m. and a supper will be …

Georgia Ag Issues Summit is Next Week

Dan Georgia

The 2017 Georgia Ag Issues Summit scheduled for August 23 at ABAC’s Georgia Museum of Agriculture in Tifton. Georgia Agribusiness Council’s Bryan Tolar said topics of interest to everyone in agriculture will be discussed.       Tolar encourages folks to register right away for the event, as while the meeting is free, space is limited. Please contact either Leigh …

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Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Georgia

Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending August 11th, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states.   AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended August 11, 2017, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 14,400 head compared to 17,721 last week and 12,451 a year ago. …

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Georgia Ag Issues Summit is August 23

Dan Cattle, Georgia

The 2017 Georgia Ag Issues Summit will be held August 23rd at ABAC’s Georgia Museum of Agriculture in Tifton. Executive Vice President of the Georgia Cattlemen’s Association, Will Bentley, says it will be a great event.   The meeting is free, but registration is required due to limited space. To register, contact Leigh Goff at leigh.goff@house.ga.gov or Taylor Hartshorn at …

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Georgia Peanut Tour Early Registration Deadline Approaching!

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

Early bird registration ends this Friday, August 11. Rates increase by $15 on August 12. Please register by this Friday to receive your Georgia Peanut Tour shirt at registration! DATE: September 19-21, 2017   LOCATION: Albany, Ga. and surrounding area Host hotel: Merry Acres Inn The 31st annual Georgia Peanut Tour brings the latest information on peanuts while giving a first-hand …

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Cattlemen Urged to Attend GCA Region Roundups

Dan Cattle, Georgia

The Georgia Cattlemen’s Association invites their members to attend one of the 2017 Region Roundups that will be held at 4 locations across the state. The first event will take place August 22 in Lyons at the Vidalia Onion & Vegetable Research Center. Then on August 29, they will be in Moultrie at the Colquitt County Extension Office. On September …

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Army Corps Gives Input in Florida-Georgia Water War

Dan Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release, Water

by Lloyd Dunkelberger, News Service of Florida The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a key player in Florida’s decades-old legal fight with Georgia over water flow in the Apalachicola River, has weighed into the pending case before the U.S. Supreme Court. The federal agency’s comments, which were filed in a brief Monday, are important because a special master has recommended …

Reducing Hive Losses from Varroa Mites Honey Bee Program

Abbey Taylor Georgia, Industry News Release

Dr. Jennifer Tsuruda, PhD Clemson University Apiculture Specialist, will be our guest speaker Wednesday, August 16 at the Carroll County Ag Center located at 900 Newnan Road in Carrollton, Georgia 30117 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.  She will be speaking with us on her experience and research working with Varroa mites and her honey bee program at Clemson.  Dr. …