GFB News Magazine
Heavy rains flood portions of Chattooga County
Chattooga Farm Bureau office repairs completed. Farmer suffers cotton & soybean damage.
Posted in cotton, Weather damage
GFB commodity committees discuss ag issues
Spring meetings include guest speakers, facility visits as members consider policy recommendations.
Posted in cotton, Georgia Farm Bureau, peanuts, vegetables
Ag & textile leaders collaborate to bring manufacturing back to U.S.
Program uses Georgia-grown cotton, mostly processed in Georgia, to clothe Georgia healthcare workers.
Posted in cotton, Georgia Farm Bureau
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.
Posted in cotton, crop management, Irrigation, peanuts
Whiteflies bugging vegetable & cotton producers
An estimated $200 million in crop losses were attributed to whiteflies in 2017. UGA entomologists are researching techniques to control whitefly populations.
Posted in cotton, crop management, vegetables