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Hard Work Brings Success To Family Pecan Operation

(6/16/2017 11:05:33 AM)

It takes plenty of time and hard work to manage a farm, and it's just as difficult to run a retail business. One family-run operation in Leesburg has been successful at both, while at the same time providing the highest quality pecan products to the public.

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Georgia beef producers approve continuation of state checkoff

(6/14/2017 3:33:48 PM)

Collections fund research, education and promotion of beef issues in Georgia.

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GFB farm tour takes members, teachers to SW Georgia

(6/14/2017 1:20:27 PM)

Farm markets, large-scale vegetable production featured in three-day tour.

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GFB names Jacobs 3rd District field representative

(6/14/2017 1:18:51 PM)

Polk County Farm Bureau member started June 5.

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Kelly Thompson named CFM coordinator

(6/14/2017 1:17:04 PM)

CFM program features more than 70 markets around the state

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GFB accepting commodity committee nominations

(6/14/2017 1:15:39 PM)

Committees counsel organization as it crafts its policy on agricultural issues.

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Waters retiring as Vidalia Onion Committee Executive Director

(6/14/2017 1:12:49 PM)

Stafford to serve as interim director

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FSA county committee nominations open June 15

(6/14/2017 1:11:28 PM)

Committees provide guidance on local implementation of county programs.

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U.S. House passes bill to clarify pesticide use regulations

(6/14/2017 1:09:29 PM)

Farm Bureau supported the bill.

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FDA intends to extend compliance dates for produce safety rule

(6/14/2017 1:08:00 PM)

Rule was part of implmentation of Food Safety Modernization Act.

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GA FFA students picked for New Century Conference, Ireland tour

(6/14/2017 1:06:24 PM)

Four Georgia FFA students have been selected to participate in the National FFA Organization New Century Farmer Conference and a fifth Georgia FFA student, who won a national FFA award, is touring agricultural sites in Ireland.

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Fire in Okefenokee NWR is 85 percent contained

(6/14/2017 1:04:59 PM)

Park reopens for most visitor activities.

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Trump's proposed USDA budget would cut $228 billion over 10 years

(5/31/2017 1:36:47 PM)

Payment caps, adjusted gross income tests part of the FY 2018 budget.

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AMS proposes rule to raise Seg 1 peanut standard

(5/31/2017 12:17:10 PM)

Rule would push Seg 1 standard to 3.49 percent damaged kernels.

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Former county Farm Bureau presidents Smith and Prescott die

(5/31/2017 12:12:08 PM)

Smith led Turner County Farm Bureau for 23 years; Prescott led Jefferson County Farm Bureau for 37 years.

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USTR to renegotiate NAFTA with Canada, Mexico

(5/31/2017 12:10:46 PM)

Trade office seeks public comments

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Appeals court strikes down portion of FAA drone rule

(5/31/2017 12:09:30 PM)

Rule violated 2012 law

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GFB launches "Traveling Tuesday" feature on Facebook

(5/31/2017 12:07:33 PM)

County staff and volunteers celebrated with weekly posts

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Survey: Bee losses slowed in 2016-2017

(5/31/2017 12:06:39 PM)

Winter and annual loss rates down from previous year.

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Glynn County receives drought disaster declaration

(5/31/2017 12:05:05 PM)

Four surrounding counties eligible for USDA assistance

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