hemp

Georgia Hemp Production on Hold

Taylor Hillman Georgia, Hemp

By Clint Thompson Georgia farmers looking to grow hemp can’t do so without the state legislature first authorizing $800,000 to the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) to oversee hemp production. In response to a hemp production plan submitted by the GDA, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) required that the Georgia Legislature appropriated funds for oversight, according to the University …

legislative

Agriculture Issues Discussed in Georgia Legislature

Taylor Hillman General

Week one of the 2020 session for the Georgia General Assembly took place this week. Various issues of interest to agriculture are on this year’s agenda. Georgia Agribusiness Council (GAC) President Will Bentley talked with Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman about some of those issues, which include the budget, Georgia’s Right to Farm legislation and hemp. To keep track of activities …

water

Florida, Georgia Square Off Again in Water War

Dan Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release, Water

Florida says the case is the “last, best hope” to save the Apalachicola River region from destruction. Georgia says Florida’s arguments threaten to cause hundreds of millions of dollars in “real harm” to the Peach State. Now, a federal appellate judge based in New Mexico will have to sort out the long-running battle between Florida and Georgia over water in …

water

Florida and Georgia Renew Water Wars

Dan Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release, Water

Florida and Georgia have renewed their fight over the impact of Georgia’s water consumption on the Apalachicola River system. After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in late June that Florida be given another chance to prove its case that Georgia’s overconsumption of water is damaging the Apalachicola region, the states filed a joint legal pleading this week before a federal …

florida georgia water war

Agri View: Florida – Georgia Water War Goes On

Dan Agri View, Florida, Georgia, Water

Everett Griner talks about the continuing water war between Florida and Georgia in today’s Agri View. Everett tells us some of the history of the water battle between the states, and why. Florida – Georgia Water War Goes On Many thought the longest water fight in the country would end. The Supreme Court threw the battle back to Georgia and …

producers

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 …

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 February 02, 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-February 02, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 9,900 head compared to …

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 January 26, 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 January 26, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 17,200 head compared …

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 January 19, 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-January 19, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totalled an estimated 5,700 head compared to …

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 January 12, 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-January 12, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 11,500 head compared to …