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Agents in Action

We have agents participating in many different segments of the NACAA AM/PIC. Some of these activities include: presenting oral presentations/posters, serving in leadership positions, and serving as a voting delegate. Some of the photos below show  just a few of the professional development activities that our fellow agents are participating in.

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Wes Smith, NACAA Outstanding Young Farmer Representative gave an update during the Southern Region Meeting. He reported the program had applicants from 25 states with 37 entries.

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Georgia will be going home with some winners in the Applied Research Poster Session. Pictured is Bill Tyson, Effingham County Agent-Honoarable Mention; Shane Curry, Appling County Agent-Regional Finalist; Carol Somody, Syngenta Stewardship Manager; and Tim Varnedore, Jeff Davis County Agent-First Place. Congratulations!

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Bill Tyson and Brian Tankersly are busy loading their presentations . Brian presented his work on inter-cropping cantaloupe and cotton, while Bill reported his research work on CBR management in peanut.

 

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Justin Shealey, County Agent in Echols County presented his tobacco research work under the Agronomy and Pest Management Committee.