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Georgia Student Is New FFA Southern Region Vice President

Dan Education, Georgia

Ian Bennett from Valdosta, Georgia, was elected 2017-2018 FFA southern region vice president during the 2017 National FFA Convention & Expo held in Indianapolis. The University of Georgia student is majoring in agriscience and environmental systems – plant breeding and genetics.  FFA convention broadcast intern, Thomas Shaw, talked with Ian about becoming the new southern region VP.   Read more …

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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 October 27, 2017, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended October 27, 2017, receipts at 21 markets estimated 12,000, last week 16,464 and 12,443 last year. Compared …

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National FFA Announces 2017 National Agricultural Proficiency Winners

Dan Education, Georgia, Industry News Release

Winners of the 2017 National Agricultural Proficiency Awards were announced during the sixth general session at the 90th National FFA Convention & Expo. Awards were given in 47 categories. Agricultural Communications—Entrepreneurship/Placement Kolt Buchenroth—Ohio Kolt Buchenroth of the Kenton-OHP FFA Chapter in Ohio began his career in agricultural communications when he was offered a job at WKTN Radio as the agriculture …

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Georgia FFA Chapter Named Middle School Model of Excellence

Dan Education, Georgia, Industry News Release

The West Jackson Middle FFA Chapter from Georgia has been named the 2017 National FFA Middle School Model of Excellence winner at the 90th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis. The National Chapter Award program recognizes outstanding FFA chapters that actively implement the mission and strategies of the organization. These chapters improve chapter operations using the National Quality FFA …

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Nominations open for Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer. The state winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Tifton, Georgia. The award is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission and BASF. The Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award is based upon the applicant’s overall farm operation; environmental and stewardship …

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42nd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show set for Jan. 18, 2018 in Tifton

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

Make plans to attend the 42nd annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. The one-day show is free and open to all farmers and industry representatives to attend. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit with more than …