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COUNTRY Financial Pleased with Sunbelt Ag Expo Events

Dan Education, Georgia

A new event took place during the 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo, as COUNTRY Financial partnered with the Expo to host the Youth Educational Challenges. Plus Lindsey Rinkenberger, Director of Agribusiness Operations at COUNTRY Financial, says they also were a part of the Young Farmers Annual Dinner, and was pleased with both events. COUNTRY Financial Pleased with Sunbelt Ag Expo Events

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Southeast Hay Contest Results Announced

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Specialty Crops

Since 2004, the Southeast Hay Contest has been spotlighting high-quality hay and baleage production in the Southeast. And during this week’s Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia, the 2018 award winners were announced. Dr. Dennis Hancock, with the University of Georgia, told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman that he was very pleased with this year’s contest. Southeast Hay Contest Results Announced

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Georgia Peanut Industry Dealing with Aftermath of Michael

Dan Georgia, Peanuts

While the Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) is busy this week at the 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo, it is also working with those in the industry dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. GPC Executive Director Don Koehler spoke with Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman about the issues affecting the state’s peanut industry right now. Georgia Peanut Industry Dealing with Aftermath of Michael

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Pence and Perdue Attend Sunbelt Ag Expo

Dan Alabama, Georgia

It’s been a busy opening day of the 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. Various folks from across the Southeast have been on hand, and that includes Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. But he was joined by special guest, Vice President Mike Pence. The two were here in the Southeast touring some of the agricultural areas damaged by Hurricane …

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Black Discusses Hurricane Michael Damage to Georgia Farms

Dan Field Crops, Georgia, Specialty Crops

The 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo is officially underway in Moultrie, Georgia, but the big topic of discussion for many is what agriculture is currently dealing with in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman caught up with Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black to discuss some of the crop damage he has seen so far. Black Discusses Hurricane Michael …

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Field Demos Will Take Place at Sunbelt Ag Expo

Dan Georgia

The 2018 Sunbelt Ag Expo officially opens today at Spence Field in Moultrie, Georgia. There have been a few questions as to whether the field demonstrations will take place due to damage from Hurricane Michael. According to Cody Mitchell, Sunbelt farm and site manager, the answer is yes. He talked with Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman about the plans for the …