Georgia Pecans: Dreary Harvest Continues

🕔Nov 16, 2018Now that it appears our two consecutive weeks of rain may have ended, growers who did not sustain devastating damage from Hurricane Michael will continue harvesting after the ground dries […]

Georgia Pecans: Righting Leaning Trees vs. Removal – Which Is the Right Option?

🕔Nov 16, 2018One of the most difficult assessments following damage from wind is whether or not to keep leaning trees. There are a few different rules that Dr. Wells mentions in the […]

Sawyer on Crops: Georgia Timber Losses – Salvaging Damaged Areas – Podcast

🕔Nov 16, 2018Following Hurricane Michael, Georgia has 13,000 acres of timberland that has effectively been wiped out. In this installment of the South Georgia Pine podcast, County Agent Andrew Sawyer discusses what […]

Georgia Field Reports: Rains Bring Harvest Difficulties

🕔Nov 13, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 11, 2018. County Comments Steven Patrick, Habersham County Much needed rainfall gave fall-planted forages a boost. Charlie Todd, Jasper County A […]

Former President Jimmy Carter Joins Georgia Ag Hall of Fame

🕔Nov 12, 2018He’s easily the most famous peanut farmer in history, and he is now the first president of the United States to be inducted into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame.  President […]

Georgia Cotton: Hurricane Michael Impacts on ARC/PLC Decision

🕔Nov 12, 2018We recently released a factsheet which compares between the Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) for this year after Hurricane Michael. We conducted the analysis based on […]

Georgia Pecans: Struggling with Low Market Prices

🕔Nov 9, 2018Despite a low supply of Georgia-grown pecans, Georgia producers are faced with lower prices for what remains of the pecan crop after Hurricane Michael.  “With the crop pretty much cut […]

Georgia Farmers Need Financial Relief Immediately, Says Ag Economist

🕔Nov 9, 2018To avoid losing their farms following Hurricane Michael, Georgia farmers need financial relief as soon as possible, according to Jeff Dorfman, a professor and agricultural economist in the University of […]

Georgia Field Reports: Harvest Continues, Yields Lower Than Expected

🕔Nov 6, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 4, 2018. County Comments Bobby Solomon, Talbot County Pest and disease control in pastureland has been an issue. Brent Allen, Washington […]

Georgia: Changes to Your GATE Card

🕔Nov 6, 2018Don’t throw away any mail you get from the Georgia Department of Agriculture it could be a very important password.   The Georgia Agriculture Tax Exemption (GATE) is a program created […]

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