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Sunbelt Ag Expo Monthly Blog Series

Dan Alabama, Education, Florida, Fruits, General, Georgia, Nursery Crops, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

In September, the Sunbelt Ag Expo announced their new monthly blog series. Due to the fact this year’s Expo will not be held because of Covid-19, a decision was made to do a monthly online event. Each month a new topic will be presented, and this month they are discussing backyard gardening. The blog series takes place every Tuesday on …

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Georgia’s ‘Yield Behind the Wheel’

Dan Georgia

During the Sunbelt Ag Expo, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black joined others to discuss the risks farmers face when moving equipment and transporting crops and livestock on Georgia roads. During an interview with Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman, Commissioner Black urged all drivers in rural areas to slow down when approaching farm vehicles in the road and only pass when it’s safe …

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Wet Start to Sunbelt Ag Expo

Dan Georgia, Weather

The 42nd Sunbelt Ag Expo is underway in Moultrie, Georgia, in what has been a wet start to the annual event. There have been many questions about some of the harvest demonstrations. Expo Farm Manager Cody Mitchell discusses this topic with Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman.

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Sunbelt Ag Expo Kicks off Today

Dan General, Georgia, Industry

The annual Sunbelt Ag Expo kicks off today in Moultrie, Georgia. Expo Executive Director, Chip Blalock, says they have enhanced their youth educational programs this year. On Wednesday, COUNTRY Financial will sponsor the Youth Educational Challenges for students in 6th through 12th grade. There are various challenges lined up for them, as students can compete as an individual or as …

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Georgia Cotton Commission at Sunbelt Ag Expo

Dan Cotton, General, Georgia

The 42nd edition of the Sunbelt Ag Expo kicks off Tuesday in Moultrie, Georgia, as various groups and commodity organizations will be on hand to meet with producers, and that includes the Georgia Cotton Commission (GCC). GCC Executive Director Richey Seaton hopes cotton producers will be able to attend. Cotton fields at the Sunbelt Ag Expo are a highlight each year, as …

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Learn More about the Georgia Farm Safety Program at Sunbelt

Dan General, Georgia, Industry

Producers attending this year’s Sunbelt Ag Expo are encouraged to learn more about the Georgia Department of Agriculture’s Farm Safety Program. It started back in 2013 to help develop partnerships and relationships with farmers across the state concerning the regulatory requirements for produce safety under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Farm Safety Education and Outreach Associate, Elizabeth Stalvey, invites …