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 …

Nomination Meetings Scheduled to Fill Posts on Georgia Peanut Commission

Dan Georgia, Industry News Release, Peanuts

Peanut producers to vote on posts in GPC Districts 2, 4 and 5 Nomination meetings to fill three positions on the Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) Board of Directors will be held Dec. 10 in Ocilla, Vienna and Americus. The Georgia Farm Bureau Federation will conduct the meetings during which peanut producers will nominate peers to represent the Peanut Commission’s Districts …