Moultrie Observer


April 1, 2012

Growing Georgia, March 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:

March 30: State's first Master Composter Program.

March 29: New John Deere products from Lasseter Equipment Group.

March 28: Long Produce aims to maximize every acre.

March 27: Atlantic and Southern Equipment.

March 26: Young farmers concerned over land availablility, government regulations.

March 23: Tifton researchers make strides in organic peanut production.

March 22: AGCO working to help farmers double food production by 2050.

March 21: ABAC committed to keeping Georgia ag strong.

March 20: Training for land conservation professionals.

March 19: Farrah Newberry talks about The Georgia Milk Producers.

March 16: UGA scientist Andy Paterson named Regents Professor.

March 15: Spring Creek Ag puts chicken litter to work for row crop farmers.

March 14: Georgia olive farms.

March 13: Alabama ag commissioner focused on how to feed the world.

March 12: Georgia FFA Foundation.

March 9: Springtime is tree-planting time.

March 8: UGA Cooperative Extension — Helping farmers and communities alike.

March 7: Florida ag commissioner cites water, labor and pests as key issues.

March 6: Georgia Soil and Water Conservation Commission.

March 5: Rep. Sanford Bishop sees strong effort on 2012 Farm Bill.

March 2: UGA study sheds light on aphid vs. wasp evolution.

March 1: Nicole Karstedt talks about The Georgia Dairy Mobile Classroom.

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    April 15, 2014

  • 0415 Davis.jpeg Ga. Farm Bureau honors Lakyn Davis

    Georgia Farm Bureau honored Colquitt County FFA member Lakyn Davis, her parents and Colquitt County FFA advisers Matt Howell, Stacey Beacham and Shawn Collins during a dinner the organization hosted on March 28 at the GFB state office for the eight students who won grand champion awards at the 2013 State 4-H & FFA Market Goat and Lamb Show and the 2014 Georgia Junior National Livestock Show.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Winning essay can score an ABAC scholarship

    The winner of a soil stewardship essay contest will take home $75 and a one-year scholarship to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College.

    April 12, 2014

  • Kichler, Jeremy.jpg Extension agent answers your questions

    As a new county Extension agent, starting in Colquitt County on March 1st I have gotten a lot of questions.  Let’s discuss some of the more common ones that I have gotten over the last week.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0410 Ag profile.jpg UGA researcher focuses on soil moisture

    George Vellidis has been fascinated by agricultural engineering since he was a high school student in Thessaloniki, Greece. As a professor with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in Tifton, Vellidis is living out his childhood passion every day.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0410 ag hill 2014.jpg Nursery landscape team sixth in state

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • Farm disaster programs to begin sign-ups April 15

    U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Juan M. Garcia announced Monday that farmers and ranchers can sign-up for disaster assistance programs, reestablished and strengthened by the 2014 Farm Bill, beginning Tuesday, April 15.

    April 7, 2014

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    April 7, 2014

  • 0328 cotton picking.jpg Farm bill meetings to start April 4

    U.S. Farm Bill education will be the focus of an upcoming series of meetings coordinated by University of Georgia agricultural economists.

    March 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • plowing.JPG Rains have an impact

    March 26, 2014 1 Photo

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