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March 2, 2013

Growing Georgia, February 2013

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:

Feb. 28: UGA wins $410,906 for food research.

Feb. 27: Insurance issues you should consider.

Feb. 26: National FFA director moves on to new challenges.

Feb. 25: Natural insecticide, nematicide key to company's success.

Feb. 22: VAULT giving roots the bacteria they crave.

Feb. 21: More grants for cover-crop research available this summer.

Feb. 20: ABAC celebrates restored historic campus.

Feb. 19: Roots of the Morrill Act.

Feb. 18: For Shaws, a new crop but same family tie.

Feb. 15: Study shows agriculture, forestry dominate Alabama economy.

Feb. 14: Experts explore answers to farm pest problems.

Feb. 13: Subsurface drip irrigation growing in popularity in Southeast.

Feb. 12: How a change in TV benefits precision ag.

Feb. 11: Peanut moisture meter coming in near future.

Feb. 8: 35 years later, 'Farmer' essay still helping FFA.

Feb. 7: Over seven decades, Cunninghams kept up with growing peanut crop.

Feb. 6: Income averaging — Spreading your taxable income over several years.

Feb. 5: Pecans & Peaches: The best of times, the worst of times.

Feb. 4: 2013 Ag Forecast.

Feb. 1: Reinke Manufacturing's role in the significant issues facing irrigation.

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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

  • Growing Georgia, March 2014

    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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