Colquitt County Ag Report

News, events, and happenings in agriculture.

Just a Reminder: Forage Conference Starts Next Week!

    Forage production is at the heart of Georgia’s livestock industries. Our diverse forage systems are some of the best in the world. For the fourth straight year, the Georgia Cattlemen’s Annual Convention begins with a focus on forages with the Georgia Forages’ Conference starting off the week’s events. This Conference…
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AI Training School In Athens

Dates: January 18-20 Time: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM Location: NE GA Livestock Arena, Athens, GA The ABS Global AI Management School offers students the opportunity to learn AI techniques and herd management under skilled supervision.  The curriculum includes Anatomy and Reproduction; Reproduction and Fertility; Heat Detection; Nutrition; Principles of Genetics and…
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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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