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2014 Ag Forecast Seminars

Agriculture touches our lives deeply—whether you’re a producer, an agribusiness, a policymaker or a consumer. From the local farm in Georgia to the globally stocked supermarket, food and fiber make our lives better. And with information on the upcoming growing season, the Ag Forecast Seminars can help make your life a little easier.
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Incentive Funding for Diesel to Electric Motor Conversion

An opportunity for incentive funding to help with Diesel to Electric conversion…. The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA)… announced a second round of the Georgia Agricultural Irrigation Motor (AIM) Program, an incentive program designed to help Georgia farmers become more energy-efficient, save money on fuel costs, and reduce emissions… The…
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FSA Advises Producers to Anticipate Payment Reductions Due to Mandated Sequester

USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is reminding farmers and ranchers who participate in FSA programs to plan accordingly in FY2014 for automatic spending reductions known as sequestration. The Budget Control Act of 2011 (BCA) mandates that federal agencies implement automatic, annual reductions to discretionary and mandatory spending limits. For mandatory…
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Report on the First International Agribusiness Conference and Expo

I recently attended the first annual International Agribusiness Conference and Exposition in Savannah, Ga. The conference was put on by the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and Georgia Southern University’s Department of Continuing Education. It was a great conference and a lot of information was provided. The seminars were focused…
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