georgia ag issues summit

Georgia Cattlemen Invited to Region Roundups

Dan Cattle, Georgia

The Georgia Cattlemen’s Association wants to remind all members the 2017 Region Roundup series will start later this month. They will take place at 4 locations across the state: August 22: Lyons, GA, Vidalia Onion & Vegetable Research Center, 8163 Highway 178 August 29: Moultrie, GA, Colquitt County Extension Office, 350 Building 1, Room 132, Veterans Parkway N September 7: …

Southern Peanut Growers Conference

Southeast Peanut Growers Meet

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Peanuts

The theme for last week’s Southern Peanut Growers Conference was “Navigating the Marketplace”, and farmers from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi met on Florida’s Emerald Coast to learn and network. Those attending included Caleb Bristow, executive director of the Alabama Peanut Producers Association; Ken Barton, executive director of the Florida Peanut Producers Association; and Don Koehler, executive director of the …

georgia cotton

Appropriations Bill Could Help Cotton Producers

Dan Cotton, Farm Bill, Georgia

We told you last week that 135 senators and representatives sent letters to President Trump strongly urging the administration’s support, through USDA, to operate the Cotton Ginning Cost Share Program effective for the 2016 crop year and on an ongoing basis. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton says while work continues to get Title 1 back in the 2018 Farm Bill, …