C.A. Gray FFA group attends Discovery Conference
Members of the C. A. Gray 8th grade FFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Association’s Discovery Conference Jan. 24-25 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center near Covington.
Armond Morris re-elected chairman of Ga. Peanut Commission
Armond Morris, peanut farmer from Ocilla, Ga., was elected chairman of the Georgia Peanut Commission during the monthly board meeting in January. This is Morris' thirteenth term as chairman of the commission.
C.A. Gray FFA Meats Team places 5th in state
The CA Gray 8th grade FFA Meats Team recently placed 5th in the State FFA Meats Evaluation &Technology Career Development Event. The event was held at the University of Georgia.
Farm bill 'plows under' direct payments
Farm subsidies that have guided agriculture through record profits in recent years are going away in the five-year farm bill that could become law in the coming week. But new subsidies in the legislation could be just as generous, and farmers aren't complaining.
- Growing Georgia, January 2014
Thrips took a toll on 2013 peanut, cotton crops
A tiny insect proved to be a formidable foe for Georgia farmers in 2013. Whether thrips will deliver a similar punch in 2014 remains to be seen.
Show provides a day of education for peanut farmers
More than 2,000 producers were able to fine-tune their farming operations with information gained at the 38th Annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Jan. 16 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center.
Farmers can nominate local schools for grants
Between now and April 6, farmers have the opportunity to nominate their local public school district to compete for a grant of either $10,000 or $25,000. Administrators from nominated school districts can then submit grant applications for either amount through April 21 to enhance their math and/or science programs.
- C.A. Gray Livestock Judging Team
Georgia Peanut Farm Show set for Jan. 16 in Tifton
Producers can fine-tune their farming operations with information gained at the 38th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show on Jan. 16 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
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