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Update for the Week – February 12, 2021

Virtual Extension Crop Production meetings have been taking place since early January. Many growers and agriculture supporters have attended these online. There are a few opportunities left to attend virtually. Please click on Extension meetings to see the details. If you need assistance or have questions regarding these meetings, please…
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Update for the Week – January 29, 2021

We are well into the meeting season, although the format is different this time. There are still opportunities to register and/or attend Extension production meetings for cotton, peanuts, corn/soybeans, pecans, and vegetables. A couple scheduled for next week are: one on cotton and one on peanuts. Pesticide credits are available…
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Georgia Clean Day set for February 10, 2021

The Georgia Department of Agriculture will be hosting a Georgia Clean Day Pesticide Collection on Tuesday, February 10, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Mitchell County Stadium at 45 Industrial Blvd. in Camilla, Georgia. Pre-registration is required by February 5th at 4:00 p.m. For more information and…
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2021 Georgia Ag Forecast

We invite you to attend the 2021 Georgia Ag Forecast presented by faculty in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics and the Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development. Keynote topics include agritourism in the state and COVID-19’s impact on agriculture.  Registration is required to receive the Zoom webinar link,…
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Impact of COVID-19 on Agriculture Survey

All sectors of Georgia’s food and fiber industry have been impacted by the┬áCOVID pandemic. In May, over 850 producers completed a survey describing the early impacts of the disease on agriculture in Georgia. In an effort to get a more complete story for 2020, the Georgia Foundation for Agriculture, Georgia…
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Forage Updates for Growers

Next week is the Hay Field Day at Sunbelt Ag Expo. It is scheduled for October 21, 2020 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Click here for registration and more information: Hay Field Day. Upcoming Grassmaster’s educational series – This program is a 7-week series focusing on forage production that gives…
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