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Georgia Pecans: Moderate Deliveries, Market Slightly Higher

Georgia Pecans: Moderate Deliveries, Market Slightly Higher

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 17, 2017

Deliveries were moderate and the market is about steady or slightly higher with the exception of Stuarts being slightly lower. Interest from commercial shellers and accumulators for the domestic market has increased slightly, and retail gift-pack businesses are fairly active.

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Georgia Pecans: Good Crop Expected Despite Difficult Year

Georgia Pecans: Good Crop Expected Despite Difficult Year

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Nov 16, 2017

Tropical Storm Irma broke pecan tree limbs, knocked trees down and blew nuts off the trees and out of their shucks when it moved through Georgia in early September, yet University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells is

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Georgia Pecans: Market Slightly Lower with Moderate Activity

Georgia Pecans: Market Slightly Lower with Moderate Activity

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 15, 2017

Deliveries were moderate to light and the market is lower. Activity for commercial shellers and accumulators for the domestic market is moderate as they wait for the market to settle or purchase from other production sources. Export sales is moderate,

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Georgia: 83 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Irma

Georgia: 83 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Irma

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 15, 2017

USDA has designated 83 counties in Georgia as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by Hurricane Irma that occurred from Sept. 10 through Sept. 12, 2017. Those counties are: Appling Crisp Lee Stewart Atkinson Decatur Liberty

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Georgia Field Reports: Late Week Rains Aid Cover Crops, Pastures

Georgia Field Reports: Late Week Rains Aid Cover Crops, Pastures

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 14, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 2017. County Comments Brian Maddy, Troup County  Fall fertilization is underway.  Chris Earls, Candler County  Candler County received some rain that should help with the winter crops and grazing. Onion

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Georgia Pecans: Market Remains Unsettled with Light Deliveries

Georgia Pecans: Market Remains Unsettled with Light Deliveries

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 10, 2017

Deliveries were light and the market is still unsettled today. Activity for commercial shellers and accumulators for the domestic market is slow to moderate as they wait for the market to settle or purchase from other production sources. Export sales

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Livestock: Oklahoma Beef Checkoff Fails – DTN

Livestock: Oklahoma Beef Checkoff Fails – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Nov 10, 2017

A vote to increase the Oklahoma beef checkoff by $1 has failed with 2,506 opposing the increase and 1,998 backing the measure. The debate leading up to the vote was an acrimonious affair among various groups. The outcome led to

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Georgia Pecans: Commercial Shellers, Accumulators Wait for Market to Settle

Georgia Pecans: Commercial Shellers, Accumulators Wait for Market to Settle

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 8, 2017

Deliveries were very light this week. The market is unsettled today. Activity for commercial shellers and accumulators for the domestic market is slow as they wait for the market to settle or while purchasing from other sources. Export sales is

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Georgia: 2 Upcoming Pest Manager Trainings, Dec. 7, Feb. 2

Georgia: 2 Upcoming Pest Manager Trainings, Dec. 7, Feb. 2

👤By Willie Chance, University of Georgia Extension Specialist, Retired 🕔Nov 7, 2017

At the Pest Manager Training on Thursday, December 7 in Martinez or Friday, February 2, 2018 in Dalton attendees can earn up to 5 hours of GA Commercial Pesticide Applicator recertification credits. Other credits offered include ISA Arborist, Certified Crop

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Georgia Field Reports: Harvest Winding Down, a Few Weeks Left on Cotton

Georgia Field Reports: Harvest Winding Down, a Few Weeks Left on Cotton

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 7, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 5, 2017. County Comments Steven Patrick, Habersham County Warmer weather has returned, which should favor germination of cool season annuals and fescue. Rainfall is needed for them to be successful though.

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