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Congressman Bishop Comments on Passing of Former GA Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release

Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Ranking Member of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies released the following statement regarding the passing of Tommy Irvin, who served as Georgia’s Agriculture Commissioner for 42 years. “I was greatly saddened to learn of the passing of my friend of longstanding, Tommy Irvin, …

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11 Counties in Alabama Designated as Primary Natural Disaster Areas

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release

With Assistance to Producers in the Surrounding States In response to a request from Jacqueline McCloud, Farm Service Agency’s (FSA) Acting State Executive Director in Alabama, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 11 counties in Alabama as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by excessive rainfall and flash flooding that occurred from May 1, 2017, …

Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference set for Thursday, Jan. 19

Dan Georgia, Peanuts

Producers can improve the bottom-line of their farming operation with knowledge, connections and information gained at the 41st annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference, held at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center, Jan. 19, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Peanut farmers and those involved in the peanut industry will be able to learn more about …