decision

Decision in Florida vs. Georgia “Water War”

Dan Florida, Georgia, Water

This latest decision just out about the longstanding argument between Florida and Georgia about water issues growing more complex as populations boom in these two deep southeastern states. In The Supreme Court of the United States ——————————— * ——————————— STATE OF FLORIDA, Plaintiff, v. STATE OF GEORGIA, Defendant. ——————————— * ——————————— CHAMBERS OF THE SPECIAL MASTER ——————————— * ——————————— REPORT …

weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report Week Ending 12-06-19

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended December 06, 2019, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended December 06, 2019, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 18,400 head compared to 0 last week and …

georgia beef board

Georgia Beef Board to Attend Farm Bureau Convention

Dan Beef, Cattle, Georgia

The Georgia Beef Board (GBB) attends various events each year to talk with producers from across the state. One of those is the annual Georgia Farm Bureau Convention, which starts Sunday. In this week’s Beef Checkoff report, GBB’s Kaytlyn Malia says this is a great opportunity to talk with producers about the checkoff and where their dollars are being invested across the state. …

feral swine

Georgia Agencies Partner to Host Feral Swine Workshops

Dan Georgia, USDA-NRCS

Feral swine have become increasingly detrimental in Georgia, causing significant damage to agricultural crops and natural resources around the state. The economic impact of damage caused by feral swine in Georgia last year is estimated at $150 million. So a group of agricultural and natural resource organizations, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Georgia Association of …

Shared Stewardship

USDA and Georgia Sign Shared Stewardship Agreement

Dan Forestry, Georgia, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

Highlights Cooperative Approach to Land Management (USDA) — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue joined Georgia Governor Brian Kemp to sign a Shared Stewardship agreement between the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Forest Service, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the State of Georgia. The agreement was signed at a ceremony at the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural …

weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report Week Ending 11-22-19

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

***No report next week due to all markets being closed for the holiday*** Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended November 22, 2019, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended November 22, receipts at 19 …

feral swine

USDA Announces Feral Swine Control Funding in Alabama, Florida and Georgia

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Pork

Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it is awarding more than $16.7 million this year to fund pilot projects to control feral swine in ten states across the country, including Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Alabama Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it is awarding more than $16.7 million this year to fund pilot projects to control …

georgia pecans

Georgia Pecans Enter Taiwanese Markets

Dan Exports/Imports, Georgia, Industry News Release, Pecans, Specialty Crops

GDA Expands Trade Efforts (GDA) — More than 51,000 pounds of Georgia pecans are headed to Taiwan and are expected to enter retail stores by mid-December. The pecan export purchased from a grower in Ocilla, Georgia is a direct result of bilateral trade efforts between Georgia and Taiwan. During October, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black joined representatives from the Georgia Pecan Growers …

natural disaster

24 Georgia Counties Designated as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release

Emergency Support to Producers in Surrounding Counties/Border States Also Available (USDA/FSA) — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 24 Georgia counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to recent drought may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans. The Georgia counties with the primary natural disaster designation include Banks, Bartow, Carroll, …