There are 2 statewide programs coming up that may be of interest to middle Georgia producers. First is the GA/Florida Soybean and Small Grain Expo which will be at the fairgrounds in Perry on the 8th of January (next Wednesday). Early registration ended on the 3rd but you can email Becky Hicks to register or call 706-542-3793
The Expo will provide up to date marketing projections and the newest production techniques, as well as remarks from University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences leaders. Below are a few of the featured speakers:
World Outlook for Southern Ag Commodities – Dr. Adam Rabinowitz, Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Fusarium Head Blight Control, Latest Research – Dr. Alfredo Martinez, Professor of Plant Pathology
Review of Wheat and Organic Soybean Markets – Mr. John Gill, The Scouler Company
2020 Ag Policy Update – Trip Cofield, Georgia Farm Bureau
Report from the Georgia Soybean Commodity Commission – Billy Skaggs, Executive Secretary
The annual Ag Forecast will be in Macon on the the 21st of January, or in Tifton on the 31st. You can follow this link to register for the event.
The University of Georgia, the state’s land-grant and flagship institution, is committed to sharing the latest economic projections for U.S. and state agriculture to guide farmers and agribusinesses. CAES economists provide an outlook of agricultural markets for the coming year and keynote speakers focus on important and trending topics.