Moultrie Observer

Agriculture

December 1, 2012

Growing Georgia, November 2012

ATHENS, Ga. — "Growing Georgia," an online publication of Growing America, features articles and videos related to farming in the Peach State.

Click below for recent issues:

Nov. 30: Gabon & Georgia strike a deal to foster agricultural development.

Nov. 29: The future of energy on the farm.

Nov. 28: Two new products from Grasshopper Fertilizer.

Nov. 27: Alltech's Global 500 focused on addressing challenges.

Nov. 26: Nearly 40 years in business, CNI adapts to changing input technology.

Nov. 16: State ag leaders announce applications for Georgia Agricultural Tax Exemption are open to the public.

Nov. 15: Albany, Ft. Valley get grants for Farm to School program.

Nov. 14: Georgia International Trade director to headline 2013 ag forecast series.

Nov. 12: Growers from across the state turn out for Georgia Grown event.

Nov. 9: Sharing farm life with the big city.

Nov. 8: The business of producing quality container seedlings.

Nov. 7: With the election over, will Congress deal with the Farm Bill?

Nov. 6: Energy Solutions for the Southeast.

Nov. 5: Seed prices expected to significantly rise next year.

Nov. 2: Georgia pecan crop early but good; prices still low for farmers.

Nov. 1: The importance of estate planning for the conservative farmer.

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  • Kichler, Jeremy.jpg Irrigation may be key to increased pecan profits

    The interest in pecan production over the last couple of years.  Pecan producers have wanted to sharpen their production skills so they can increase production and hopefully increase their profit. Irrigation questions have become common as of late so let’s discuss some topics. 

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • AgGeorgia pays out $305,000 to Colquitt County members

    AgGeorgia Farm Credit customers recently received a welcomed envelope in their mailboxes. Last week the agricultural cooperative mailed out checks totaling nearly $7.5 million to their members statewide. This included $305,086 to members of the Moultrie Branch, which services Colquitt County.

    July 9, 2014

  • Growing Georgia, July 2014

    July 9, 2014

  • Expo Field Day takes flight

    Tractor-pulled trams won’t be the fastest form of transportation farmers see in the fields on Thursday during the annual field day in Moultrie as airplanes will be featured for the first time.

    July 8, 2014

  • 0708 Field Day.jpg Expo to hold Field Day on Thursday

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Acreage reports are due July 15, FSA director says

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Georgia Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Fred Harrison reminds agricultural producers that July 15, 2014, is the deadline to file an acreage report for spring seeded crops. Planted acres must be reported to FSA by that date.

    July 7, 2014

  • Ga Clipping.JPG ‘Low maintenance’ doesn’t mean ‘no maintenance’

    Another holiday has come and gone as the month of July counts its days and we once again focus our attention on the home landscape. Curb appeal and maintenance requirements play an important role as choices are made and plants are installed into our landscapes according to plans. Any failure in responsibility towards understanding and satisfying maintenance requirements will definitely result in the potential loss of the new plants.

    July 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0704 Kemerait 2.jpg Bob Kemerait: In the heart of agriculture

    The University of Georgia Tifton Campus is a home away from home for plant pathologist Bob Kemerait.
    “Tifton is the heart of agriculture in Georgia, and for row crops, I couldn’t think of a better place to be,” said Kemerait, a professor and Extension specialist at the UGA College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences.

    July 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Expo to be featured on digital TV show

    The Sunbelt Agricultural Expo will be featured in an upcoming episode of “Small Town Big Deal,” a digital TV series from former Entertainment Tonight anchor Jann Carl and Rodney Miller, former CEO of McCormick International.
    The episode will air July 10 on Carbon TV.

    July 2, 2014

  • 0702 Dr. Hanna.jpg Researcher works to breed cones out of pine trees

    A world-renowned University of Georgia turfgrass scientist is embarking on a different research journey — breeding coneless pine trees.

    July 1, 2014 1 Photo

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