GFB News Magazine
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
USDA allocates $330 million for multiple COVID-19 related programs
Funds are intended to help develop new markets for U.S. ag products, expand the specialty crop sector, and incentivize low-income consumers to buy fruits and vegetables.
Posted in COVID-19, vegetables
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