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July 10, 2019. Vol. 1, No. 1
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July is Smart Irrigation Month in Georgia
Farmers' commitment to using efficient irrigation technology will be showcased all month.
GFB newsletter gets new name, new look
GFB Field Notes will continue coverage of Farm Bureau, Georgia ag events and topics.
Help on the line for stressed farmers
Q&A with behavioral health services expert Jennifer Dunn.
Animal Agriculture Alliance offers hiring tips for farmers and ranchers
Farmers and ranchers are encouraged to be vigilant in hiring employees to ensure everyone is on farm for the right reason.
Sunbelt Field Day gives latest in new farm tech and research
On July 25 farmers can learn about research being conducted at the Sunbelt farm for all major southern agronomic crops
Stories, photos & funds sought for Georgia Cattle History Book
Book will celebrate all aspects of cattle production in Georgia.
Crop insurance deadlines near for sweet corn, peppers
Growers in multiple counties have until July 31 to enroll or make changes.
UGA offers summer reading tips to prep for Great Georgia Pollinator Census
Census takes place Aug. 23 & 24 and will give scientists a better sense of the health and diversity of Georgia's pollinator population.
NASS releases 2019 planted acreage estimates for field crops
Corn acreage expected to increase, while cotton, peanut and soybean acreage expected to decline.
SAVE THE DATE
2019 ADVANCED GRAZING SCHOOL
July 16-17, Athens
2019 DEEP SOUTH STOCKER CONFERENCE
July 17-18, Athens
SOUTHERN PEANUT GROWERS CONFERENCE
July 18-20, Panama City Beach, Florida
UGA EXTENSION SCHOOL GARDEN CONFERENCE
July 18, Carrollton (registration deadline is July 11)
SUNBELT EXPO FIELD DAY
July 25, Moultrie
AGAWARE FINANCIAL PLANNING WORKSHOPS
July 26, Charleston, S.C.
Aug. 2, Tifton
Aug. 16, Milledgeville
Aug. 23, Statesboro
UGA EXTENSION GWINNETT JOURNEYMAN FARMER PROGRAM
July 26-27, Aug. 1-3, Lawrenceville
LUMBER CITY FARM DAY 5K RACE
Sept. 7, Lumber City
WEST GEORGIA BEEF MANAGEMENT TOUR
Sept. 17, Carrollton (Sept. 10 registration deadline)
GFB TAKING LISTINGS FOR HAY DIRECTORY
COUNTY FARM BUREAU-SPONSORED FARMERS MARKETS
CLINCH COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
COBB COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
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In observance of July being Smart Irrigation Month in Georgia, we share this video highlighting how farmers use irrigation as a conservation tool.
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Member benefit spotlight: Caterpillar
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