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2018 Georgia Grown Farm to School Program Selections

Dan Education, Georgia

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is pleased to announce the latest schools selected to participate in Georgia Grown’s farm to school programs, including the Feed My School for a Week program, the Georgia Grown Test Kitchen program and schools receiving System of Distinction awards. Commissioner Black believes that the schools selected are the driving force of Georgia’s farm to …

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Busy May Beef Month in Georgia

Dan Beef, Georgia

Even though May Beef Month in Georgia wraps up this week, Kaytlyn Malia, director of public relations and industry information for the Georgia Beef Board, says the board is staying busy with beef promotions across the state. Busy May Beef Month in Georgia

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Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended May 25, 2018, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: AL Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended May 25, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 12,750 last week …

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UF/UGA Corn Silage and Forage Field Day

Dan Cattle, Corn, Education, Florida, Georgia

The 2018 UF/UGA Corn Silage and Forage Field Day will be held in Citra, Florida this Thursday, May 24. The program starts at 8 AM and concludes with field demonstrations after lunch. The event includes a test plot tour along with educational stops that cover topics like pest control, grazing management and forage quality. A discussion concerning alfalfa and grass …

weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended May 18, 2018, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: AL Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended May 18, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 10,700 head compared …

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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Georgia

Dan Economy, Georgia, Industry News Release

Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration for March Drought The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in Georgia as a result of the drought that began on March 13, 2018. The loans are available in the following …

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Five Counties in Georgia as Primary Natural Disaster Areas with Assistance to Producers in Florida

Dan Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Atkinson, Clinch, Coffee, Jeff Davis and Ware counties in Georgia as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Farmers and ranchers in the following contiguous counties in Georgia also qualify for natural disaster assistance. Those counties are: Appling Charlton Pierce Bacon Echols Telfair Ben Hill Irwin Toombs Berrien Lanier Wheeler Brantley …