November 21, 2022 Vol. 4, No. 24

Referendum B approved, Tyler Harper elected Commissioner of Ag


Ballot measure clarifies that family farm entities that have merged into one would still qualify for ad valorem tax exemption on certain farm products.

Thanksgiving dinner cost up but still affordable


Inflation, supply chain disruptions, war in Ukraine have all affected costs, AFBF says.

Georgia Foundation for Agriculture offers $70,000 in scholarships


Aid is for students pursuing education in agriculture-related fields at Georgia colleges and technical schools. 

GFB seeks entries for '23 Middle School & High School

art contests


Students should contact their county Farm Bureau for an official entry form and complete contest rules. 

Melanie Biersmith named Georgia

state 4-H leader


Biersmith will provide strategic vision in response to the changing needs of Georgia youth.

NASS: Cotton, soybean production forecast for gains


Agency updates yield and production predictions from October report. 

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OUTSTANDING GEORGIA YOUNG PEANUT FARMER AWARD

Dec. 2, application deadline


DAIRY MARGIN PROTECTION PROGRAM

Dec. 9, application deadline


FUNDING FOR DEEP AQUIFER IRRIGATION WELLS IN LOWER FLINT RIVER BASIN

Dec. 15, deadline to apply


SOYBEAN/SMALL GRAIN EXPO

Dec. 15, Perry


GA ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS SCHOLARSHIP

Dec. 31, application deadline

AMERICAN SOYBEAN ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Dec. 31, deadline to apply


SE FRUIT & VEGETABLE GROWERS CONFERENCE

Jan. 5-8, Savannah

Early bird registration rates end Dec. 13


46TH ANNUAL GEORGIA PEANUT FARM SHOW

Jan. 19, Tifton


2023 GEORGIA AG FORECAST

Jan. 27, 2023, Tifton


13th ANNUAL GFB DISTRICT 2 YF&R STEER & HEIFER SHOW

Feb. 4, Jefferson

(Deadline to enter is Jan,. 20)


UGA PILOT PROGRAM OFFERS FREE TELE-COUNSELING


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