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Positive Legislative Session for Georgia Agriculture

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The 2019 session of the Georgia General Assembly has officially wrapped up. And while not everything that agriculture in the state had been working for passed, Georgia Agribusiness Council (GAC) President Will Bentley says overall, it was a positive session for agriculture. To look back at any of the bills discussed during the 2019 session of the Georgia General Assembly, go to …

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Special Georgia Legislative Session Helps Forestry and Agriculture

Dan Georgia, Legislative

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal called the General Assembly back to Atlanta for a special legislative session. Lawmakers focused on the destruction caused by Hurricane Michael to agriculture and rural communities in the state. According to the Georgia Agribusiness Council, legislation was created to provide relief to timber and pecan growers as well as additional funding for programs that can help …

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Georgia Legislature Discussing Senate Bill 257

Dan Georgia, Legislative

So far during the 2018 session, the Georgia General Assembly has discussed a lot of new legislation. Georgia Agribusiness Council President Bryan Tolar looks at one Senate bill that is of interest to agriculture. Georgia Legislature Discussing Senate Bill 257 And Tolar also wants to remind everyone the Georgia Agribusiness Council will hold their Annual Meeting & Legislative Breakfast in …

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Agriculture Fares Well in 2017 Georgia Legislative Session

Dan Georgia, Legislative

Georgia lawmakers wrapped up the 2017 session during the early morning hours last Friday and overall, it was a good 40-day run for the agriculture industry. From initiatives that affect rural Georgia, to liability protections for livestock management practices, to state budget support of agriculture programs and projects, Bryan Tolar with the Georgia Agribusiness Council says agriculture fared well during …