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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 …

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Georgia Blueberry Growers Suffer Second Consecutive Year of Loss

Dan Fruits, Georgia, Industry News Release, Specialty Crops

Commissioner Gary W. Black hosted a conference call to connect Georgia blueberry growers and agricultural industry representatives with USDA Under-secretary Bill Northey to discuss recent loss assessments for the 2018 blueberry crop. According to University of Georgia Extension, overall losses of both highbush and rabbiteye varieties could exceed 60 percent. This would mark the second consecutive year of significant loss …

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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 11, 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 11, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 12,300 head compared …

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SBA Deadline to Apply for Working Capital Loans for 2017 Frost and Freeze in Georgia

Dan Economy, Georgia, Industry News Release

The  U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding businesses in Georgia that working capital loans are still available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in the counties of Burke, Columbia, Richmond and Screven in Georgia as a result of the frost and freeze on March 4 – 17, 2017. “Businesses that …

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SBA Deadline to Apply for Working Capital Loans in Florida is June 11

Dan Economy, Florida, Georgia

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is reminding businesses in Florida that working capital loans are still available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations affected by Hurricane Irma from Sept. 4 through Oct. 18, 2017. “Businesses that suffered economic losses as a result of the disaster and want to apply for low-interest …

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Georgia Cattle Drive 5K Is Saturday

Dan Cattle, Georgia

Georgia’s Team Beef will be back in action this coming Saturday, as the Second Annual Cattle Drive 5K will be held. Georgia Beef Board’s Kaytlyn Malia says she is looking forward to the big event. Register now, don’t wait! Event check-in will be from 7:15-8:15 a.m. on May 12 at  Amerson River Park (2551 North Pierce Drive, Macon GA 31204). The race …