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Sunbelt Field Day Postponed

Due to the weather, the Sunbelt Expo Field Day this year has been postponed. Since July 1, the expo grounds have received more than 10 inches of rain and have left the fields impassable. Be sure to check out Sunbeltexpo.com …

2020 Georgia Quality Cotton Award Winners Announced

Tifton, GA The 2020 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards were presented at the 2021 Georgia Cotton Commission Virtual Annual Meeting on January 27, 2021. The awards are co-sponsored by the Georgia Cotton Commission and Bayer Crop Science/Deltapine and administered by the …

Legislative Recap 2019

Agricultural Bills Passed During 2019 Session HB 35: Poultry Diagnostic Center Tax Exemption Reps. Watson, Dunahoo, Rhodes, LaRiccia, Jasperse, and Corbett This bill will create a state sales tax exemption specifically for supplies and tools of the Veterinary Poultry Diagnostic …

Farm Monitor Moved to GPB Knowledge Channel During March

During the month of March, GPB will be having a pledge drive to raise funds. Due to this, the Farm Monitor will not be airing on the regular GPB channels, but will instead be airing on their GPB Knowledge channel …

USDA Extends Application Deadline for Dairy Margin Protection Program

WASHINGTON – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced the re-enrollment deadline for the Margin Protection Program (MPP) for Dairy will be extended until June 22, 2018. The new and improved program protects participating dairy producers when the margin – …

Rodeo Clown Discusses Career

Meet Trent McFarland. Trent is a professional rodeo clown that’s getting ready by putting on his signature make up. It’s second nature these days for Trent especially since he has been putting it on since he was 13 when his …

Goodson Pecans Wins Flavor of Georgia Contest

Leesburg, GA – Whether you eat them in pies, salads, or just straight out of the can, pecans have been a staple of many diets across the south. However, recently a new market has opened up using this product thanks …

Electric Companies Essential for Farming Operations

Carrollton, GA – Electricity isn’t something most of us think about until, well, we don’t have it, but we depend on it so much. This dairy and poultry farm in West Georgia is the same way, except if they don’t …