February 5, 2020 Vol. 2, No. 3
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Rule replaces 2015 WOTUS rule and provides clarity regarding which waters can be federally regulated.

Payments aim to ease farmers' economic losses resulting from trade conflicts.


Georgia Cotton Commission honors former Sen. Johnny Isakson at its annual meeting.

Agreement expected to increase U.S. ag exports by $2 billion per year.

AFBF Foundation for Agriculture gives grants to enhance agricultural literacy projects.

Chapter 12 filings by Georgia farmers increased by more than 57% from 2018 to 2019.


Feb. 28 is application deadline for row crops and growers interested in Whole-Farm Revenue Protection polices

Agency requires spray drift management labeling to reduce off-target application.


New immunotherapy can reduce allergic reactions that may happen with accidental exposure to peanuts.

Ranking based on test scores, program demand, student and alumni surveys and other factors.

Franklin County farmer attended as guest of Rep. Doug Collins.


24-member committee will work with external search firm to replace Sam Pardue.
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Episode 3: Feb. 11

Feb. 12, Athens

Feb. 13, Statesboro
Feb. 14, Tifton

Feb. 25, Baxley

Feb. 29, Athens
(Feb. 14 registration deadline)
Feb. 26-27, Waco
(Feb. 17 is registration deadline)

March 1, Deadline to apply

March 16 deadline

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