March 25, 2020 Vol. 2, No. 6
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U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Mexico suspended routine immigrant and nonimmigrant visas. 

Homeland Security Department identified industries and workers essential to maintaining country’s infrastructure.

$347 million available to help farmers recover from damage caused by Hurricane Michael


Small business disaster relief, transportation and tax issues addressed at state and federal levels.

Sale barns balance public health concerns with staying open for business and maintaining food supply.

Congress and White House reach agreement on $2 trillion bill, pending votes in the House and Senate.


Food inspections and food grading services are rising to meet the challenges associated with COVID-19.


GFB Public Policy staff works to gather support for Right to Farm bill.

Make sure Georgia is accurately counted this year, especially our rural communities. You may take the census online, by phone, by mail or in person.


This week is Georgia Ag Week and National Ag Week.

The United States, Canada and Mexico can move forward with implementation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

A review of agricultural events changing schedules to help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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NOTE: See story above about changes in ag events because of COVID-19.

To be aired statewide on Ga. Public Broadcasting radio stations & multiple TV stations.

April 8, online
(April 3 registration deadline)

April 15, deadline to apply

June 1, deadline to register/enter

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From the Georgia Farm Monitor:

35th Anniversary of GFB Young Farmers and Ranchers Trip.

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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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