GFB commodity committees discuss ag issues
Spring meetings include guest speakers, facility visits as members consider policy recommendations.
Georgia Farm Bureau,
Peanut genome mapping speeds leaf spot research
The peanut genome map allows researchers to develop new varieties faster.
UGA teaching farmers to save water by scheduling irrigation
The UGA Agricultural Water Efficiency Team is helping farmers use irrigation scheduling tools to conserve water by planning irrigation based on crop water needs.
Peanut grading redesign progresses
The redesign of the Georgia Federal-State Inspection Service (GAFSIS) peanut inspection/grading process used at buying points is a step closer to completion, project leaders say.
Peanut growers encouraged not to increase acreage
UGA peanut experts caution farmers that increasing acreage could cause an oversupply of peanuts and lower prices.