Photo by Jennifer Whittaker
October 12, 2023 Vol. 5, No. 19
PARDON OUR PROGRESS!
Our website is in the process of being refreshed, so you may notice that article links in this newsletter will go to individual pdf pages instead of www.GFB.org. We look forward to debuting the redesigned website soon.
Farmers asked to participate in deer crop damage survey
Data collected from this survey will be used in support of increased mitigation measures and reform. Nov. 10 is deadline to submit survey.
2023 Sunbelt Ag Expo - Agriculture
Georgia Farm Bureau will be on hand to share info about the organization’s programs and advocacy work on behalf of Georgia agriculture.
new poultry science department building
The new poultry department home will give faculty, staff and students access to modern labs, meeting spaces and classrooms with the latest technology.
Walmart to open dairy processing plant in Valdosta
$350 million facility will employ approximately 400 people and will provide milk to 750 Walmart stores and Sam’s Club locations across the Southeast.
U.S. Depts. of Labor, Homeland Security propose H-2A changes
New rules seek to expand organized labor’s access to both farms and employee/employer’s private information.
Sangster joins Georgia Foundation for Agriculture staff
Crisp County native and ABAC graduate will work as a fundraising and events assistant.
APHIS to spread rabies vaccine in selected areas
The Dalton project will cover areas in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee. APHIS will also distribute baits in the Greater Chattanooga, area.
Ag groups seek herbicide strategy withdrawal
Southern Cotton Growers has organized a petition asking EPA to withdraw the herbicide strategy. Growers can sign by October 20.
Ware County Farm Bureau hosts community safety day
Event presented a chance for the public to meet first responders in a non-crisis setting and get an up-close look at cool emergency vehicles.
STUDY COMMITTEE ON
PUBLIC ACCESS TO WATERWAYS
Oct. 18, Mineral Bluff
Oct. 25, Statesboro
HOUSE RURAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL MEETINGS
Nov. 16, Athens
HENRY COUNTY BEEKEEPIING SHORT COURSE
Oct. 28, McDonough
GFB HAY CONTEST
Oct. 31, deadline to enter
2024 GFB AMBASSADORS
Nov. 1, application deadline
GEORGIA AG LABOR RELATIONS FORUM
Nov. 14-15, Tifton
Nov. 6 deadline for early registration
USDA DISCRIMINATION FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Jan. 13, 2024, application to apply
GFB HAY DIRECTORY
CONSERVATION DISTRICTS NO-TILL EQUIPMENT RENTALS
988 SUICIDE & CRISIS LIFELINE OFFERS SUPPORT
From the Georgia Farm Monitor:
Producer shares secrets of crop's success.
To watch the story, click the photo.
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