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Weekly Livestock Market Report Week Ending 09-25-2020

Clint Thompson Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended September 25, 2020, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 14,900 head compared to 12,795 last week and 18,818 year ago. Compared to one week …

Timing Could Have Been Worse for Georgia Peanuts Following Sally

Clint Thompson Georgia, Peanuts

Timing could have been worse for Georgia peanuts following what was left of Hurricane Sally as it moved through the state last week. Instead of a hurricane barreling through Georgia in October when peanuts were farther along, like Hurricane Michael in 2018, Sally’s impact should only delay digging some this week, says Scott Monfort, University of Georgia Extension peanut agronomist. …

GDA Produce Safety Alliance Grower Trainings to Resume

Clint Thompson Georgia

Due to COVID-19, the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA) had to suspend its Produce Safety Alliance Grower Trainings. But according to Education and Outreach Associate, Elizabeth Danforth, the trainings will resume next month, but will be held online. For more information and registration please visit, georgiaproducesafety.com. 

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Weekly Livestock Market Report Week Ending 09-18-2020

Clint Thompson Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended September 18, 2020, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 12,800 head compared to 11,461 last week and 12,616 year ago. Compared to one week …

UGA Animal and Dairy Science Class Collaborates With Counterparts in China

Clint Thompson Georgia

By Sean Montgomery for UGA CAES News An animal and dairy science class at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CAES) is gaining international experience by establishing a virtual collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences in the Institute of Animal Science (CAAS-IAS) in Beijing, China. This intercultural partnership allows students and faculty to sustain …

UGA Faculty Will Collaborate on Evaluating COVID-19 Control Methods in Meat Processing

Clint Thompson Georgia, Poultry

By Maria M. Lameiras, Joe Montgomery for CAES News Poultry researchers at the University of Georgia are partnering with a team from Kansas State University to study how to effectively control the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in the nation’s meat and poultry processing facilities. The study seeks to protect meat plant workers and their surrounding communities …

EPA Awards UGA’s Huang Nearly $1.6 Million for Pollutant Research

Clint Thompson Georgia

By Ashley N Biles for UGA CAES News The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded nearly $1.6 million in research funding to University of Georgia’s Jack Huang to research cost-effective treatments to remove per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from water, wastewater and biosolids to ensure safe water for drinking and agricultural application in rural areas. Huang, an associate professor …

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Field Day Videos Available for Viewing on Commission Websites

Clint Thompson Cotton, Georgia, Georgia Cotton Commission, Peanuts

Georgia cotton growers and peanut producers who were not able to watch the virtual field day on Sept. 9 can view the video presentations on both the Georgia Cotton Commission website and the Georgia Peanut Commission website. The field day was held in collaboration by the Georgia Cotton Commission, Georgia Peanut Commission and University of Georgia (UGA) Extension. Specialists from …

Georgia Beef Board Ready for Burger Week

Clint Thompson Beef, Georgia

The Beef Checkoff program in Georgia is ready for Atlanta Burger Week, which starts Sept. 21. Georgia Beef Board (GBB) Executive Vice President, Dale Sandlin, says restaurants will be offering a takeout option this year. For more information about Burger Week, contact the GBB office in Macon.