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Georgia Peanut Commission provides resources to school districts for Peanut Butter & Jelly Day on March 15

georgia peanut butterIt is Peanut Butter and Jelly time throughout school systems in Southwest Georgia. The Georgia Peanut Commission has partnered with the Georgia Department of Agriculture, Southeast United Dairy Industry Association and schools throughout Southwest Georgia to celebrate Peanut Butter and Jelly Day on March 15, 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Discussing Peanut Field Issues in Georgia

Peanut farmersWe told you yesterday that during the recent American Peanut Shellers Association meeting, agronomists updated the industry on what their state extension teams are seeing as farmers get ready to plant the 2017 peanut crop. Today, Tyron Spearman looks at what has been discussed in Georgia. Read the rest of this entry »

Georgia Corn Producers Voting on Continuation of Assessment for Market Order

Georgia cornGeorgia corn producers have the opportunity to vote on renewing the grower assessment, which funds the Georgia Corn Commission.  The current assessment is set at 1 cent per bushel. According to a release from the Georgia Department of Agriculture, the Commission is charged by law with providing programs of research, promotion and education on behalf of Georgia corn producers. Voting by eligible corn producers is taking place now through March 30th. Read the rest of this entry »

Expanding Citrus in Georgia

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Everett Griner talks about Georgia growers expanding citrus acres in today’s Agri View. Hear Everett’s report and learn more.

Ag in Review for the Week Ending March 10, 2017

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending March 10th, we talk about avian influenza, family farms, have a peanut contract price update, exports of cotton, beef and pork, Read the rest of this entry »

Weekly Livestock Market Report

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Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending March 10th, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states. Read the rest of this entry »

Solar Panel Bill in Georgia Senate

ethanol georgia agribusiness council gacToday is day 31 of the 2017 Georgia Legislative Session, as there are now less than 3 weeks left for lawmakers to meet. A couple of weeks ago, we told you a bill concerning the installation of solar panels on areas of land in the conservation use program had passed the Georgia House. And this week during the session, Georgia Agribusiness Council’s Bryan Tolar says that bill is now trying to work its way through the Senate. Read the rest of this entry »

Georgia Producer Knows Value of Beef Checkoff We told you recently that the latest survey indicates producer support of the National Beef Checkoff program remains strong. And in this weeks “Getting to know your beef checkoff” brought to you by your beef checkoff, Mark Stalvey from Hahira, Georgia is one producer who sees the value of the checkoff.

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Georgia NRCS Invites Producers to Learn about Programs

nrcs-usda-logoUSDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia wants to remind producers that while batching signup periods for certain programs come and go, all of the programs they offer have continuous signups. Here’s NRCS State Conservationist, Terrance Rudolph.

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Georgia Beef Board Preparing for Cattle Drive

Georgia Beef BoardThe Georgia Beef Board is looking for folks to participate in a big cattle drive coming up in a few weeks in downtown Macon. In the Georgia beef checkoff report, Kaytlyn Malia explains what this cattle drive involves.

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Justices to Consider ‘Water War’ Report

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scott money fight zika grimsley water war justicesThe U.S. Supreme Court will take the next step March 17 in Florida’s lawsuit against Georgia over water use in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system. Justices are scheduled that day to discuss in a closed-door conference a report from a court-appointed special master who last month recommended rejecting Florida’s call for limiting Georgia’s water usage in the river system. Read the rest of this entry »

Ag in Review for the Week Ending March 3, 2017

Agnet_logo_at_150_dpiIn our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending March 3, we talk about the reasons for the expected increase in cotton acres this year, have information about RCRA, have a peanut price update, talk about birds spreading weeds, Read the rest of this entry »

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