Alabama: Assessment of COVID-19 Impacts on Agriculture Jul 14, 2020

🕔Jul 14, 2020
The value of agriculture in Alabama is a significant component of the economy. In 2018, the USDA reported farm gate commodity sales totaled $5.8 billion. Livestock, poultry, and aquaculture make up […]

Hurricane Michael: Still No Relief for Struggling Farmers May 10, 2019

🕔May 10, 2019
On October 10, 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach, Florida, as a Category 5 hurricane, with peak, sustained winds estimated at 160 mph. It was the strongest hurricane […]

Georgia Cotton, Peanuts: 2 Irrigation Workshops, March 18, 25 Mar 5, 2019

🕔Mar 5, 2019
University of Georgia Cooperative Extension will host two free workshops in March to show Georgia and Florida cotton and peanut growers how to increase yield and profitability through technology-driven irrigation […]

Georgia Growers Try to Decide What to Plant, How Much Mar 1, 2019

🕔Mar 1, 2019
Due to losses suffered during the last growing season and new tariffs, Georgia farmers are facing a sense of uncertainty surrounding the upcoming production season, according to University of Georgia […]

Georgia: State’s Crop Outlook Clouded By Trade, Storm Jan 31, 2019

🕔Jan 31, 2019
The 2019 Georgia Ag Forecast Series underscored a variety of challenges facing Georgia’s farmers as they move into the 2019 crop year, including the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Michael and […]

Georgia: Disaster Assistance Programs – Everything You Need to Know Oct 16, 2018

🕔Oct 16, 2018
Last week Hurricane Michael ripped through the heart of Georgia agriculture, devastating the southwest region and destroying a significant amount of our farmers’ hard work.  While government programs can never […]

Generic Base/Seed Cotton Program Timeline Jun 1, 2018

🕔Jun 1, 2018
The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 authorized Seed Cotton as a covered commodity under Title 1 of the 2014 farm bill and created eligibility for ARC/PLC effective with the 2018 […]

Seed Cotton Provisions and the Farm Bill – Everything You Need to Know May 15, 2018

🕔May 15, 2018
House Agriculture Committee Proposal The legislative process leading to the next farm bill has now begun.  The current 2014 farm bill will end with the 2018 crop year.  On April […]

Georgia Wheat: Researchers Use Dual-Use System to Boost State’s Crop Mar 15, 2018

🕔Mar 15, 2018
Wheat prices are down, and wheat acreage in Georgia is dropping. To boost the state’s wheat industry and help producers get more out of their crop, University of Georgia Cooperative […]

Seed Cotton Program Good for Georgia Agriculture Feb 15, 2018

🕔Feb 15, 2018
In the wee hours of February 9, 2018, both houses of congress passed the Bi-Partisan Budget Agreement of 2018, which the President signed later that morning.  Within this legislation, a […]

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