June 17, 2020 Vol. 2, No. 12
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July 31 is deadline to enter Achievement Award, Excellence in Ag competitions.

Culpepper, Prostko offer suggestions for weed management in light of court order.

EPA issues final cancellation order allowing use in some circumstances until July 31.

Sunbelt Field Day set for July 23; Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter to reopen on July 1.

Agencies outline steps farmers can take to prevent spread of illness among their employees.

GFB's Agriculture in the Classroom(AITC) Program, local libraries partner to offer game as part of Summer Reading Program.

Event featured four pre-recorded sessions, state officer retiring addresses, online voting for state officers, and a final live session broadcast on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.

Kurt Childers of Brooks county begins term as GCA president. Numerous awards presented.

GFB has sponsored the Georgia Junior National Grand Champion awards since 2012.
July 28, Hive beetle management

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Check out the latest episode, where the gang discusses June Dairy Month, tractor rollover safety and more!.
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From the Georgia Farm Monitor:

So Far, No Asian Hornets Found in Georgia

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Member benefit spotlight: GA FARM Bureau Health Care Plan

Georgia Farm Bureau is excited to partner with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia to provide new health coverage options to small businesses. The GA FARM Bureau Health Care Plan offers potential savings for small business employers who are either a sole proprietor or a group with at least two enrolled and no more than 50 eligible employees that fall within a broad range of agricultural industry SIC codes.  

Visit gfb.ag/FarmHealthPlan or contact your county Farm Bureau office for details!


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Jennifer Whittaker: jawhittaker@gfb.org
Kenny Burgamy: kdburgamy@gfb.org

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