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USDA Providing Outreach Funding

Dan Economy, Field Crops, General, Peanuts

This week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced the availability of $2 million to establish partnerships with organizations to provide outreach and technical assistance to socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers. Tyron Spearman has more information. Visit farmers.gov/cfap for details on all eligible commodities, producer eligibility, payment limitations and structure and additional program resources.

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Georgia’s Warnock and Bishop Visit with Farmers

Dan Corn, Cotton, General, Georgia, Peanuts, Pecans, Specialty Crops, Vegetables

On Wednesday, Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock was in the Southwest part of the state visiting agricultural producers at various stops. From fruit and vegetables to peanuts, cotton, pecans, and more. Warnock told Southeast AgNet’s Tyron Spearman this is such a huge sector in the Georgia economy. Also on that tour with Senator Warnock was Congressman Sanford Bishop, who told Spearman he was …