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Georgia Governor Kemp Orders State Wide Shelter in Place Order

Dan Economy, General, Georgia, Industry News Release

(GAC) — Governor Brian P. Kemp issued a shelter in place order for the state of Georgia. The order will be effective beginning Friday, April 3rd, at 6:00 PM and expire Monday, April 13th, at 11:59 PM. GAC staff have advocated for several weeks to ensure that all sectors of Georgia’s agribusiness industry, including farms, manufacturing, fertilizer, seed, ag retail, landscape, turf …

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Coronavirus Affects Georgia Legislative Session

Dan Georgia, Legislative

It was a hectic week nine of the 2020 Georgia Legislative Session, as crossover day took place meaning various bills were discussed. But Georgia Agribusiness Council (GAC) President Will Bentley, told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman that a major decision was made late this afternoon, all due to the Coronavirus. To keep track of activities during the 2020 Legislative Session go to …

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Budget Discussed in Georgia Legislature

Taylor Hillman Legislative

Week two of the 2020 session for the Georgia General Assembly was mostly about the budget. Georgia Agribusiness Council (GAC) President, Will Bentley, looks at a few of the budget issues, and how some of those will affect various aspects of agriculture in the state. To keep track of activities during the 2020 Legislative Session and to learn more about …

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Legislative Update for Georgia Agriculture

Dan Georgia, Legislative

Week ten of the 2019 Georgia Legislative Session was another positive week for agriculture in the state. Due to being a bit under the weather, Georgia Agribusiness Council (GAC) President Will Bentley was not able to do his weekly recording with Southeast AgNet, but he did provide a quick update of action taking place this week. Bentley noted that HB …

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Bills of Interest to Agriculture in Georgia Legislature

Dan Georgia, Legislative

The Georgia Agribusiness Council (GAC) held their annual meeting and legislative breakfast this week. GAC President Will Bentley says it was a fantastic event. Week four of the 2019 session for the Georgia General Assembly has been taking place this week, and Bentley discusses some bills of interest to agriculture.

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Tolar Resigns as President of Georgia Agribusiness Council

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release

Georgia Agribusiness announced that Bryan Tolar has officially resigned from his seat as President effective August 31, 2018. The Council is thankful for Tolar’s service and dedication to the Agribusiness council. They wish Tolar much success in his future and know he will be blessed in all things. Executive Committee is currently accepting interested candidates to fill Tolar’s position. Please …