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Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day Is Thursday

Dan Alabama, Field Crops, Florida, Georgia

The 2019 Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day will be held Thursday, July 25 in Moultrie, Georgia. Farmers are invited to attend and get practical information from the region’s top agricultural scientists about the newest technologies farmers can use to improve their operations. Chip Blalock, Sunbelt Expo executive director, says farmers across the Southeast are invited to a sneak preview of the big …

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2019 Field Day: New Technology and Research

Dan Field Crops, Georgia, Industry News Release

(Sunbelt Ag Expo) — The 2019 Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day is July 25, and farmers are invited to come and get practical information from the region’s top agricultural scientists about the newest technologies farmers can use to improve their operations. The half-day event will take place at the 600-acre Darrell Williams Research Farm, located at the Expo show site …

Growing Alfalfa in the Southeast

Dan Field Crops, Specialty Crops

During the recent Sunbelt Ag Expo, growing alfalfa in the Southeast was one of the topics discussed during sessions held in the cattle pavilion. Jennifer Tucker, assistant professor with the University of Georgia Animal and Dairy Sciences Department, and Kim Mullenix, beef cattle Extension specialist with Auburn University, teamed up to provide information on research efforts related to growing alfalfa. …

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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 …