Georgia: Hurricane Relief – Livestock Mortality and Carcass Disposal

🕔Oct 16, 2018Georgia farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality because of Hurricane Michael are encouraged to sign up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) through […]

Weekly Cotton Market Review – USDA

🕔Oct 12, 2018Average spot quotations were 59 points higher than the previous week, according to the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service’s Cotton and Tobacco Program. Quotations for the base quality of cotton (color […]

Georgia Cotton: Start Documenting Hurricane Losses Now

🕔Oct 12, 2018On the afternoon of October 10 and into the early hours of October 11, Hurricane Michael wreaked havoc on southwest and Georgia and parts of east Georgia, taking an exceptional […]

Georgia Pecans: 1st Look at Hurricane Michael Damage

🕔Oct 12, 2018Its been a long day for Georgia pecan growers. Hurricane Michael slammed into Georgia as a Category 3 Hurricane last night after devastating parts of the Florida Gulf Coast and […]

Georgia Pecans: Preparing for Hurricane Michael Cleanup

🕔Oct 11, 2018In preparation for cleanup following Hurricane Michael, I spoke with Tas Smith, state director of FSA for Georgia regarding the steps growers need to take in preparation for potential ECP […]

Shurley on Cotton: Bad Timing – This Likely Won’t End Well

🕔Oct 9, 2018Last month, North and South Carolina were pummeled by Hurricane Florence. Now, it appears to be Georgia, Florida, and Alabama’s turn. Hurricane Michael has its sights set on the Florida […]

Georgia: Preparing for Hurricane Michael

🕔Oct 9, 2018Because of the speed of the storm and our relatively dry conditions, flooding rain is not going to be the primary impact, although some flooding in low-lying areas could occur […]

Virginia Cotton: Michael – Rain Delays but Not Much Else Expected

🕔Oct 9, 2018The Tropical weather in the Gulf that has been named Michael will have fallen apart by the time it reaches the east coast.  It will still be a rain event […]

Georgia Peanuts: Digging Ahead of Hurricane Michael – Yes or No?

🕔Oct 8, 2018There is the obvious damage that wind and rain will bring, especially to the cotton crop- lodging cotton and putting lint on the ground. For cotton not yet ready to […]

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