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Court hears arguments in appeal of Vidalia onion start date ruling

(1/27/2015 9:39:44 PM)

Group of growers files friend of court brief

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USDA announces funding for RCPP projects, including two in Georgia

(1/27/2015 9:35:23 PM)

Projects focus on Lower Flint, East Georgia watersheds

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Treasury and Commerce Departments update rules for Cuba

(1/27/2015 9:31:39 PM)

Travel, trade and banking restrictions relaxed

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Dowdy yield record, research highlight Corn Short Course

(1/27/2015 9:27:21 PM)

Growers learn about grain storage techniques, southern corn rust treatments

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UGA Releases New Muscadine Variety

(1/26/2015 1:19:18 PM)

A new University of Georgia muscadine is golden and ripens early, making it an attractive choice for consumers and Georgia farmers.

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UGA Extension Agent Working To Help Save Georgia Cattlemen Money

(1/26/2015 1:18:31 PM)

University of Georgia Extension agent Mark Frye helps save Georgia cattlemen money while providing cattle a better diet.

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Higher U.S. Broiler Production Forecast

(1/26/2015 1:17:31 PM)

Broiler supplies have been steadily increasing in the last few months and the latest data points to higher production levels in February and March.

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AG Forecast: Profitable Poultry, Robotics Research Review

(1/26/2015 11:38:58 AM)

Poultry expected to continue profitability, new farm bill programs could factor into crop planting decisions

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Georgia Peanut Farm Show Brings Producers, Industry Reps To Tifton (VIDEO)

(1/23/2015 8:02:04 AM)

The Georgia Peanut Farm show brings peanut producers from all over Georgia and other southern states to Tifton to see all of the latest farm equipment, get updates on new technologies, and network with their fellow peanut producers. The Monitor's Mark Wildman was at the show and he has this report.

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2015 Livestock Outlook Presented At AFBF Convention (VIDEO)

(1/23/2015 8:01:14 AM)

It was a record-breaking year for livestock producers in 2014, as tight supplies and heavy demand lead to unprecedented prices. But will that trend continue heading into the new year? The Monitor's Damon Jones says optimism was high during the livestock outlook session at the AFBF Annual Convention.

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Georgia Delegates Head To AFBF Annual Convention In San Diego (VIDEO)

(1/23/2015 8:00:29 AM)

The annual American Farm Bureau Federation convention brings together growers from across the country. They hear about the current state of American agriculture, and plan a course for the organization through the upcoming year. And they also get to see the sights and sounds of the host city. The Monitor's Kenny Burgamy tells us about this year's event in San Diego.

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Georgia Cotton, Peanut, Soybean and Tobacco Production Up in 2014

(1/21/2015 9:48:31 AM)

Corn, hay and sorghum production decline

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2nd District Cattle Show Promotes GFB, Supports Youth

(1/21/2015 9:41:53 AM)

6th annual event designed to help cattle exhibitors continue developing their showmanship skills

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China Bans Imports of U.S. Poultry and Eggs

(1/21/2015 9:35:18 AM)

The ban is in response to a December detection of a highly pathogenic strain ofinfluenza in Oregon

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Bradford Joins GFB Legislative Team

(1/21/2015 9:27:48 AM)

Alex Bradford has joined Georgia Farm Bureau as the newest member of the Legislative Department.

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Peanut Farm Show Gives Updates, Recognizes Peanut Friends

(1/21/2015 9:22:07 AM)

GPC presents peanut awards

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AFBF Approves Policy Recommendations From Georgia

(1/21/2015 9:16:33 AM)

Georgia recommendations include regulatory reform, tweaks to peanut program

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Former Sen. Chambliss Talks Future Plans, Georgia Agriculture (VIDEO)

(1/16/2015 10:14:41 AM)

Just before he packed up his Washington office, former Senator Saxby Chambliss sat down with the Monitor's Kenny Burgamy and told him what life would look like when he's back in Georgia, and he said he has great hope for the ag industry and the start of the 114th Congress.

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Growers From Across Southeast Attend Fruit & Vegetable Conference (VIDEO)

(1/16/2015 10:12:42 AM)

Georgia fruit and vegetable growers gathered for a conference that was packed full of important industry information. The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference is a great way for growers to network and learn what is new in this very important ag sector. The Monitor's Mark Wildman was there and has the story.

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Habersham County Makes Big Investment In Ag Education (VIDEO)

(1/16/2015 10:06:32 AM)

Consistently ranked as one of Georgia's top counties in terms of farm gate value, Habersham County recently made a major investment to its high school ag program. Damon Jones tells you exactly what it is, and why it's so important to the future of agriculture in that area.

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