Category Archives: Georgia News

USDA to Provide Additional Direct Assistance to Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by the Coronavirus

Expansion of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Begins Sept. 21 WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2020 – President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced up to an additional $14 billion for agricultural producers who continue to … Continue reading

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July/August 2020 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The July/August 2020 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Working through a Pandemic Thrive with Peanuts Harvest Guidebook USDA NASS releases Planting Acreage Report Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day set for … Continue reading

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UGA, Georgia Department of Agriculture offer critical training for pest control application online

The University of Georgia and Georgia Department of Agriculture dicamba training program, Using Pesticides Wisely 2020, will move to online delivery of the remaining sessions. Using Pesticides Wisely (UPW) is a state program aimed at teaching farmers and other pesticide … Continue reading

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Joe West named interim dean of UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Joe West, who most recently served as assistant dean of the University of Georgia Tifton Campus, has been named interim dean and director of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, effective July 1. West is a professor in the … Continue reading

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April 2020 Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The April 2020 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Seed Treatment Game Changer 2020 Disease & Insect Guidebook Georgia Peanut Commission Increases Research Funding Florida Peanut Producers Association holds 45th Annual … Continue reading

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Georgia Peanut Commission publishes, “A Home Run for Peanuts” book

Just in time for National Ag Day, the Georgia Peanut Commission is proud to announce the release of a newly published children’s book, “A Home Run for Peanuts.” Written by South Dakota author Amanda Radke and illustrated by Minnesota artist … Continue reading

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March 2020 Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The March 2020 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Farm Recovery Program Block Grants Available for Georgia Farmers Spreading Good Campaign Aims to Spread Goodwill 2020 Weed Guidebook Georgia Peanut Commission … Continue reading

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Georgia Peanut Commisison Research Report Day set for Feb. 5 in Tifton

The Georgia Peanut Commission will hold the annual Research Report Day, Feb. 5, 2020, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the National Environmentally Sound Production Agriculture Laboratory (NESPAL), located on the University of Georgia Tifton campus at 2360 Rainwater Road, Tifton, … Continue reading

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Georgia Peanut Farm Show provides a day of education for farmers

More than 1,600 attendees were able to fine-tune their farming operations with information gained at the 44th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference on Jan. 16, 2020, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. … Continue reading

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January/February 2020 Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The January/February 2020 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: Culinary experts attend Farm-to-Table Peanut Harvest Tour in Alabama 2020 Peanut Variety Guidebook Florunner – An industry favorite destroyed by TSWV From … Continue reading

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