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GFB Ag Foundation awards 30 scholarship totaling $58,500

(4/19/2017 11:32:50 AM)

Entering freshmen, rising juniors, tech school students and veterinary students to receive scholarships

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Dupree, Ivey named GFB Field Representatives

(4/19/2017 11:28:59 AM)

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GFB launches Facebook page for magazines

(4/19/2017 11:26:52 AM)

New page will feature news and photos from around the state

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Fire in Okefenokee NWR burns nearly 22,000 acres

(4/19/2017 11:25:40 AM)

More than 300 people from multiple agencies fighting the fire.

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GA tobacco growers vote to continue assessment

(4/19/2017 11:24:15 AM)

More than 90 percent of growers approved source of funding for Georgia Tobacco Commission

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FVSU event serves up Ham & Eggs, research and government

(4/19/2017 11:22:30 AM)

Elected officials offer updates from Atlanta and Washington.

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China agrees to lift ban on U.S. beef imports

(4/19/2017 11:19:59 AM)

Ban has been in place since 2003

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UGA Extension updates pesticide training rules & fees

(4/19/2017 11:18:50 AM)

Changes intended to comply with changes mandated by EPA

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Senate schedules floor debate on Sonny Perdue nomination

(4/19/2017 11:16:40 AM)

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2017 Census of Agriculture countdown begins

(4/19/2017 11:15:19 AM)

NASS seeking contact information for farmers in preparation for taking the Ag Census

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Farm Values Lead Georgia Teen to U.S. Naval Academy

(4/14/2017 10:43:15 AM)

Growing up on a farm, Wyatt Galloway developed a strong work ethic and a drive to accomplish his goals. He has now achieved one of those goals, receiving a nomination to the U.S. Naval Academy.

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Ips Beetle a Major Threat to Georgia Pine Trees

(4/14/2017 10:24:52 AM)

Extreme drought in North Georgia and in other parts of the state not only put a lot of stress on traditional row crop farms, but it also put a lot of stress on Georgia's forestlands. The Monitor's Mark Wildman traveled to Floyd County where Ips beetles are causing forest land owners to lose many acres of pine trees.

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Drivers Encouraged To Respect Farm Equipment On The Highway

(4/10/2017 12:31:39 PM)

Georgia Farm Bureau wants drivers to be aware of farm equipment on Georgia roadways, as do the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety and the Georgia Department of Agriculture.

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Information, Entertainment Highlight 2017 Georgia Cattlemen's Convention

(4/10/2017 12:30:28 PM)

This year's Georgia Cattlemen's Association Convention and Beef Expo had it all: seminars from industry leaders, the largest livestock trade show in the state, and even a comedian.

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GFB forms new Public Policy Department

(4/5/2017 1:55:54 PM)

New unit merges former Commodities/Marketing and Legislative Departments.

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GFB announces promotions in Field Services Department

(4/5/2017 1:54:38 PM)

Black named director, Talton associate director

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USDA offers renewal options for expiring CSP contracts

(4/5/2017 1:53:18 PM)

Renewal applications are due by May 5.

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GFB members testify before House Ag Subcommittee

(4/5/2017 1:52:21 PM)

Subcommittee met on April 4 to discuss the next farm bill.

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Research, calving guidance highlighted at GCA Convention

(4/5/2017 1:50:47 PM)

Georgia Cattlemen welcome new President Lee Brown

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Low pathogenic avian flu found in Chattooga County poultry flock

(4/5/2017 1:49:09 PM)

State officials testing and monitoring other flocks within 6.2 miles.

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