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Deadline for MFP will be extended due to closure of FSA offices

The original deadline to sign up for the Market Facilitation Program (MFP) was January 15, 2019; however, the deadline will be extended. Earlier this week, USDA Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, announced the deadline to submit applications for the MFP will be extended for a period of time equal to…
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Your Upcoming Calf Crop is Two Things: Revenue and Food

Here is a blog post written by Jason D. Duggin, UGA Extension Beef Specialist concerning your upcoming calf crop. First, on the revenue side, we have discussed the importance of pre-conditioning and health protocols numerous times.  Although there are many vaccine protocols and weaning management strategies that exist, it is…
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