Georgia Corn Producers Voting on Continuation of Assessment for Market Order

Georgia corn producers have the opportunity to vote on renewing the grower assessment, which funds the Georgia Corn Commission.  The current assessment is set at 1 cent per bushel. According to a release from the Georgia Department of Agriculture, the Commission is charged by law with providing programs of research, promotion and education on behalf of Georgia corn producers. Voting by eligible …

Expanding Citrus in Georgia

Everett Griner talks about Georgia growers expanding citrus acres in today’s Agri View.

Ag in Review for the Week Ending March 10, 2017

In our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending March 10th, we talk about avian influenza, family farms, have a peanut contract price update, exports of cotton, beef and pork,

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending March 10th, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states.

Solar Panel Bill in Georgia Senate

Today is day 31 of the 2017 Georgia Legislative Session, as there are now less than 3 weeks left for lawmakers to meet. A couple of weeks ago, we told you a bill concerning the installation of solar panels on areas of land in the conservation use program had passed the Georgia House. And this week during the session, Georgia …

Georgia Producer Knows Value of Beef Checkoff

We told you recently that the latest survey indicates producer support of the National Beef Checkoff program remains strong. And in this weeks “Getting to know your beef checkoff” brought to you by your beef checkoff, Mark Stalvey from Hahira, Georgia is one producer who sees the value of the checkoff. Play audio To learn more about your beef checkoff …

Georgia NRCS Invites Producers to Learn about Programs

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia wants to remind producers that while batching signup periods for certain programs come and go, all of the programs they offer have continuous signups. Here’s NRCS State Conservationist, Terrance Rudolph. Play Audio

Georgia Beef Board Preparing for Cattle Drive

The Georgia Beef Board is looking for folks to participate in a big cattle drive coming up in a few weeks in downtown Macon. In the Georgia beef checkoff report, Kaytlyn Malia explains what this cattle drive involves. Play Audio

Justices to Consider ‘Water War’ Report

The News Service of Florida The U.S. Supreme Court will take the next step March 17 in Florida’s lawsuit against Georgia over water use in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system. Justices are scheduled that day to discuss in a closed-door conference a report from a court-appointed special master who last month recommended rejecting Florida’s call for limiting Georgia’s water usage in …

Ag in Review for the Week Ending March 3, 2017

In our recap of agricultural news from around the Southeast for the week ending March 3, we talk about the reasons for the expected increase in cotton acres this year, have information about RCRA, have a peanut price update, talk about birds spreading weeds,