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September 28, 2022 Vol. 4, No. 20

GFB, GDA offer emergency farm resources for hurricane prep


Hurricane Ian threatens eastern Georgia after rolling through Florida.


Georgia Farm Bureau selects brand ambassadors for Fall 2022


Ambassadors will represent GFB at Georgia National Fair 

& on social media.


2022 Georgia National Fair offers something for everyone


GFB proud to sponsor livestock grand champion prizes, concert lineup.

AFBF names recipients of

Friend of Farm Bureau Award


Eleven of Georgia’s Congressional delegation were selected based on  votes they cast for bills supporting agriculture and our rural communities.

Picnic on the Farm raises money for Georgia Foundation for Agriculture


Engelheim Vineyards in Gilmer County hosted event, which drew almost 300 guests.

Asian longhorned tick confirmed in three Georgia counties


Invasive species has potential to cause severe anemia and tick fever in livestock.

Take precautions to prevent pesticide poisoning


Store pesticides safely to protect people and animals on the farm, recognize symptoms of poisoning. 

Mercer to operate clinic on

Jekyll Island


The Jekyll Island Authority will fund renovation of the facility to house a clinic, which will offer primary and emergency care.

Court reverses ruling on Endangered Species Act regulations


9th Circuit Court ruled that a district court erred by reversing  regulations revised

in 2019 without determining whether they were unlawful.

SAVE THE DATE

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE NOW ACCESSIBLE AT 988


CROP INSURANCE FOR BARLEY, CANOLA, OATS AND WHEAT

Sept. 30, deadline to enroll/renew


GEORGIA PEANUT RESTAURANT WEEK

Oct. 4-9

The Georgia Peanut Commission has selected 12 chefs across the state to create special Georgia Peanut-inspired dishes.


GEORGIA NATIONAL FAIR

Oct. 6-16, Perry


EPA DEADLINE FOR ATRAZINE COMMENTS

Oct. 7


KEL-MAC SADDLE CLUB HORSE SHOWS

Madison

Oct. 8


AFBF WHITE-REINHARDT GRANTS

Oct. 15, deadline to apply 

$1,000 grants available for county Farm Bureau AITC activities & $1,500 grants for teachers to attend the ’23 National AITC Conference.

SUNBELT AG EXPO

Oct. 18-20, Moultrie


GFB QUALITY HAY CONTEST

Top prize is free use of a Vermeer 604R baler for a year.

Oct. 31, deadline to enter


2022 GEORGIA AG LABOR RELATIONS FORUM

Nov. 9-10, TIfton


GEORGIA AGRIBUSINESS COUNCIL

HARVEST CELEBRATION

Nov. 18, Athens


GEORGIA FOUNDATION FOR AGRICULTURE ONLINE AUCTION

Nov. 28-Dec. 7

Sign up by Nov. 6 at https://gfb.ag/2022auction to receive auction alerts.


UGA PILOT PROGRAM OFFERS FREE TELE-COUNSELING


GFB HAY DIRECTORY

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