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USDA Expands Signup for Georgians Affected by Hurricane Michael

Dan Economy, Georgia, Industry News Release, USDA-NRCS

State leaders for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced another signup for Georgia’s farmers, ranchers and forestland owners who suffered damage to working lands due to Hurricane Michael but were not eligible for previous signups. State Executive Director Tas Smith, for the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), and State Conservationist Terrance O. Rudolph, for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), …

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Georgia Ag Disaster Funding Update

Dan Economy, Georgia

The Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (GFVGA) and Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) has announced they are hosting an Ag Disaster Update, Tuesday March 5 in Tifton. It will be held at 7:00pm at the UGA Tifton Conference Center. Both Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black have confirmed they will attend to provide updates on state and …