Moultrie Observer

Agriculture

December 29, 2012

Growing Georgia, December 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:

Dec. 19: Solar program lets farmers harvest the sun … for profit

Dec .18: Solar-powered well pumps help farmers protect cattle, water quality

Dec. 17: Drought leading to greater interest in center pivot irrigation.

Dec. 14: Auburn looking to develop tomorrow's leaders.

Dec. 13: Harveys helping to get local products on the shelf.

Dec. 12: Small group of farmers harvest Christmas trees.

Dec.11: Georgia ninth in U.S. for winter markets.

Dec. 10: Longtime Georgia legislator, John Bulloch, retires.

Dec. 7: Forage planning, insurance can protect the bottom line.

Dec. 6: Considering solar for your ag operation?

Dec. 5: Farmers can weigh-in on tax-free list.

Dec. 4: Tips on applying for farmers tax exemption.

Dec. 3: Thousands risk losing farm sales tax exemption.

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    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

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    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

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