November 6, 2019. Vol. 1, No. 9
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Georgia Foundation for Agriculture is helping Georgia public schools increase their efforts to educate students about agriculture and how their food is grown.

GFB sponsored the cash prize for each grand champion and is the premier livestock sponsor for the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter.

Scholarships are for students pursuing careers in agriculture and related fields.

Farmers in named counties are eligible for emergency loans from the USDA.

Soil composition and other environmental factors give cotton an identifier specific to its location.

Buntin is a professor of entomology at UGA’s College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

The updates would improve enforceability for state regulators and reduce regulatory burdens for farmers.

Program provides youth involved in the cattle industry a chance to learn skills associated with a livestock project.

APHIS indicated it would revisit the RFID guidelines. The agency has removed an RFID fact sheet from its website.

Program creates a consistent regulatory framework around hemp production throughout the United States.

The event will feature antique tractors, trucks, educational exhibits, demonstrations of peanut thrashing, entertainment and tours of middle Georgia farms.

The state winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Jan. 16, 2020, in Tifton.

Jan. 16, 2020, Tifton
(reserve exhibit space by Nov. 8)

Dec. 6-8, Elberton
(deadline to register is Nov. 10)

Nov. 15, deadline to enroll for 2020

Nov. 15

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