MOULTRIE — Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black recently spoke at the 34th annual Hog Eye city Christmas Luncheon on Dec. 21. From left are Chip Blalock, Black, Joe Clark and Beth Meeks. The event recognized longtime state Sen. John Bulloch for his years of strong and steadfast service to the 11th district, and it honored the memory of Colquitt County Commissioner Billy Herndon and Coach Tom White, who both died in 2012. The Hog Eye City Merchants’ mission is two-fold: To assist the Colquitt County livestock shows in the sale of FFA and 4-H animals, and to hold the annual Christmas Luncheon to celebrate each year’s blessings.
- Growing Georgia, December 2013
Preparations under way for 38th annual peanut show
Make plans now to attend the 38th Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference scheduled for Jan. 16 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton. The one-day show is open to all farmers and industry representatives and free to attendees.
- Showmanship winner
Nominations open for Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer Award
Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Georgia Young Peanut Farmer. The state winner will be announced at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Tifton, Ga. The award is sponsored by the Georgia Peanut Commission and Bayer CropScience.
- FFA groups selling Christmas cacti, wreaths
- A new shape of things
FFA team places 4th in U.S.
Members of the Colquitt County FFA Chapter were one of 31 teams participating in the National FFA Marketing Plan Career Development Event (CDE). The event was held in conjunction with the 86th National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky.
- Grand champion
- FFA students compete at Albany fair
Dept. of Labor changes the rules on immigrant workers
The U.S. Department of Labor recently announced four rules designed to reduce unnecessary burdens on employers by updating or rescinding obsolete regulations and requirements.
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