Disappointment with Lack of Disaster Funding

Dan Economy, Georgia, Legislative

Southeast AgNet recently reported that Georgia leaders, farmers and elected officials had been urging Congress to pass a disaster relief package with funding for Georgia and other states that are recovering from recent hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters. But that didn’t happen. The U.S. Senate voted a bill down this week that would have provided relief. Thursday, at the …

Legislative Issues Discussed at GCA Convention

Dan Cattle, Georgia, Legislative

The 2018 Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Convention wraps up today in Perry. Folks from across the state have been on hand to take in the big trade show and discuss various topics affecting the cattle industry. GCA Executive Vice President, Will Bentley, discusses some of the legislative issues important to agriculture that the Georgia General Assembly dealt with this year. Legislative …