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September 25, 2019. Vol. 1, No. 6
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China exempts some U.S. farm product imports from tariffs
Exemptions for pork and soybeans scheduled to last until September 2020.
EPA, Corps of Engineers finalize WOTUS repeal
Landowners can operate under pre-2015 rules until a replacement rule is finalized.
Chick-fil-A now serving "no antibiotics ever" chicken
Under NAE, no antibiotics of any kind may be administered to chicken starting from the egg.
GFB members among Kemp appointees to key ag boards
GFB Women's Committee member Chy Kellogg among the appointees
Georgia corn and cotton production expected to increase
Reduced acreage and projected yield point to smaller soybean crop.
Paul Johnson elected chairman of Georgia Milk Commission
Johnson is a Decatur County Farm Bureau director, dairy farmer and veterinarian.
Treasury Department, IRS finalize new depreciation deduction
Businesses may write off most depreciable assets in the year they are placed in service
USDA has $150 to help rural communities hit by disasters
The funding is included in the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act signed into law on June 6.
Plains Peanut Festival to honor Jimmy Carter
Sept. 28 event celebrates harvest, features road race, exhibits, free entertainment and more.
It's fair time! Georgia National Fair runs Oct. 3-13
Georgia Grown Baby Barn, livestock shows, daily concerts all part of 30th annual fair.
Tyson Foods expands Camilla plant, adds 100 jobs
Major meat processor adds 35,000 square feet to Mitchell County facility.
Flint River SWCD recognized in Clean 13 report
Report honors organizations and individuals who work toward cleaner rivers.
SAVE THE DATE
CROP INSURANCE DEADLINES FOR GRAINS
Oct. 4, McDonough
AFBF AG INNOVATION CHALLENGE
Deadline to enter extended
to Oct. 14
SUNBELT AG EXPO
Oct. 15-17, Moultrie
GFB HAY CONTEST
Oct. 31, deadline to enter
AGRICULTURAL LABOR RELATIONS FORUM
Nov. 5-6, Tifton
CERTIFIED FARM MARKETS RENEWALS AND APPLICATIONS
Nov. 15, deadline to enroll for 2020
FFA ALUMNI/DAWSON COUNTY FARM BUREAU
TRACTOR SHOW & AG DAY
Nov. 23, Dawsonville
GFB HAY DIRECTORY
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