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Georgia Freeze Damage Update from Commissioner Black

Dan Fruits, Georgia, Specialty Crops

It was a month ago that Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black was able to survey the damage to fruit and vegetable crops from freezing temperatures that had hit the state. The South Georgia blueberry crop was the hardest hit, and it was estimated then that losses could be as much as 80 percent of expected production. Late last week, Black …

weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Georgia

Here are the Alabama and Georgia livestock market reports for the week ending April 7th, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for both states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended April 7th, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 8,700 head compared to 11,378 last week and 10,014 year ago. Compared to one …

ABAC Holding Gee Haw Whoa Back Rodeo This Week

Taylor Hillman Georgia

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) in Tifton, Georgia hopes rodeo fans will join them April 7-8 for their annual “Gee Haw Whoa Back” rodeo. ABAC’s Dr. Tim Marshall says this it’s all a part of Homecoming Week 2017, and spectators will be entertained with competition during the Professional Cowboy Association-sanctioned rodeo. For more information on rodeo tickets or Homecoming Week, …

Georgia PB&J Day set for Monday at State Capitol

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

The Georgia peanut industry joins together to celebrate National Peanut Month in March and donate peanut butter to the Atlanta Community Food Bank March is National Peanut Month, a time to celebrate one of America’s favorite foods! The Georgia peanut industry plans to celebrate by hosting the 2017 Georgia PB&J Day at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia, and …