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2017 UGA On-Farm Cotton Variety Evaluation Program

Each year we participate in the UGA On-Farm Cotton Variety Evaluation Program. Through this program Extension Agents partner with a local cotton grower to put in a cotton variety trial on the farm. Cooperating growers, County Agents and Specialists get the opportunity to see  how new and existing cotton varieties perform on…
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2018 UGA Ag Budgets

Please find the budgets discussed today at the Ag Econ Meeting at the link below. The strip till (conservation tillage) and conventional tillage budgets for irrigated and non-irrigated are located within the Row Crop Comparison Tool. Call your county agent if you have any questions with the budgets. http://www.caes.uga.edu/departments/ag-econ/extension/budgets.html
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2017 Tax Reform Law and Agriculture

Check out this blog from Levi Russell, our Extension Livestock Economist. The information comes from ag tax lawyers, so it is accurate and provides a good place for you to start to evaluate what you need to talk to your accountant about. http://site.extension.uga.edu/aaecext/2018/01/2017-tax-reform-law-and-agriculture/
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Census of Agriculture

Be on the lookout for mail from the United States Department of Agriculture! I know all of us hate to do surveys but low input and inaccurate numbers will affect your bank account in the long run.
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GACAA recap and Livestock/Forage News

GACAA The 2017 Georgia Association of County Agricultural Agents (GACAA) annual meeting and professional improvement conference was held in Columbus at the beginning of the month. I competed in the applied research poster competition with research conducted with the Laurens County Agent, Raymond Joyce. We won our competition for our…
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Proud to Be a Farmer

I don’t want this blog to just become a site for re-posting things but this made me smile this morning and I thought it may brighten someone’s day.

9 Truths about Being a Farmer That Should Make You Proud to be One

By Lynne Hayes – Growing America
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