Georgia Peanut Commission

Georgia Peanut Commission Increases Funding for Research Projects in 2018

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts, Research

The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) board of directors has approved $581,896 in research project funding for the 2018-19 research budget year. This action was taken during the commission’s March board meeting. The research projects approved include 34 project proposals submitted from the University of Georgia and USDA Agricultural Research Service. “As a peanut grower, I’m proud to invest in the …

Vidalia Onions

Vidalia Onions to Arrive in Stores After April 20

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Sets Official Pack Date Gather your favorite spring and summer recipes, Vidalia® onion fans! The Georgia Department of Agriculture and the Vidalia Onion Committee announced that the pack date for the 2018 Vidalia Onion season is 8:00 a.m. Friday, April 20, 2018.  Beloved by world-renowned chefs and home cooks alike, the versatile Vidalia will be available in …

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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 March 23, 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 March 23, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 9,600 head compared …

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Georgia Legislature Approves Changes to GATE Card Program

Dan Georgia, Legislative

More discussions of interest to agriculture took place this past week by the Georgia General Assembly. Bryan Tolar, Georgia Agribusiness Council President, says one issue many have been following is the GATE card program. And lawmakers did approve final changes to that. Georgia Legislature Approves Changes to GATE Program

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Pleased with New Georgia Cotton T-Shirts

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Industry News Release

During a press conference Tuesday afternoon at the Georgia State Capitol, it was announced that a new line of cotton t-shirts, grown and sewn locally in Georgia, were now available. Georgia Cotton Commission’s Richey Seaton says they are very proud to be a part of it. Pleased with New Georgia Cotton T-Shirts   The 100 percent Georgia Grown t-shirts are available for …

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New 100 Percent Georgia Grown Cotton T-Shirts Introduced

Dan Cotton, Georgia, Industry News Release

Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black presented Georgia State Governor Nathan Deal with a 100 percent Georgia Grown cotton t-shirt during a press conference on March 20 at the Georgia State Capitol. Black told Southeast AgNet that the conference was held to announce a new line of Georgia Grown t-shirts grown and sewn locally in Georgia in partnership with the …

Georgia Peanut Commission

Georgia Peanut Commission Holds Referendum March 16-April 16

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) will hold a referendum March 16 through April 16 giving peanut producers an opportunity to vote on reaffirming the commission. State law mandates that a referendum be held every three years. Georgia peanut producers invest $2 per ton to fund the commission and its research, education, promotion and communication programs. The last referendum in 2015 …

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 March 16, 2018, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: 12-09-17 AL Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended-March 16, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 9,600 head compared …

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Deadline Approaching in Southeast for SBA Working Loans

Dan Alabama, Aquaculture, Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release

Alabama SBA Working Capital Loans The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that April 16 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Alabama as a result of the rainfall, wind, flooding, flash flooding and Tropical Storm Cindy from May 1 through …