Category Archives: Legislative

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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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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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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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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USDA Opens 2020 Enrollment for Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage Programs

Agricultural producers now can enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs – two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) safety net programs – for the 2020 crop year. Meanwhile, producers who enrolled farms for the … Continue reading

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October/November 2019 – Southeastern Peanut Farmer

The October/November 2019 issue of the Southeastern Peanut Farmer is now available online. Click here! This issue features: National Peanut Research Lab Celebrates 50 Years of Research American Peanut Growers Group Opens New Blancher Delta Peanut Breaks Ground Georgia Peanut … Continue reading

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Producer Education Meetings on WHIP, MFP and ARC/PLC

The University of Georgia Extension and Georgia FSA are hosting producer education meetings throughout the state of Georgia the first full week of October. Topics include 2018 Farm Bill, WHIP, MFP, ARC and PLC programs. Meetings will be held Oct. … Continue reading

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Trade and Disaster Assistance Available to Georgia Agricultural Producers Impacted by Tariffs and Natural Disasters

Agricultural producers are facing tough times.  Under the direction of President Donald Trump and Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, USDA is committed to ensuring producers suffer minimal financial impact from the wrath of Mother Nature and trade tariffs implemented by … Continue reading

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USDA Resources Available for Farmers Hurt by 2018, 2019 Disasters

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 9, 2019 – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that agricultural producers affected by natural disasters in 2018 and 2019, including Hurricane Dorian, can apply for assistance through the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus … Continue reading

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