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UGA On Farm Cotton Variety Trials

Variety selection is one of the most important decisions a grower can make, as this decision determines the genetic yield potential for a particular field and environment.  In 2013, the UGA OnFarm Cotton Variety Performance Evaluation Program demonstrated that improper variety selection could cost producers between $79 and $230 per…
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Does Healthcare Reform Apply to Farm Labor “Guest Workers”?

Does healthcare reform apply to farm labor “guest workers”? By Sheldon J. Blumling, courtesy Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association | Southeast Farm Press H-2A guest workers have become an integral part of many agricultural operations.  As growers prepare for complying with the healthcare reform employer “play or pay” mandate in…
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