Photo by Jay Stone

June 5, 2024 Vol. 6, No. 11

House Agriculture Committee marks up 2024 farm bill


House farm bill propose

increases for crop reference prices.

USDA launches herd status pilot; second Mich. worker tests positive for HPAI


Pilot program gives dairy farms that test negative for avian flu three consecutive weeks option to monitor herd health by weekly testing bulk milk instead of individually to ship animals interstate.

Iowa poultry flocks destroyed following HPAI confirmation


USDA offers tips for recognizing possible avian flu infection and makes 

recommendations to help contain spread of virus.



Gov. Kemp, state legislators visit with Madison Co. farmers


County Voices - Capitol Choices meetings are being held to help farmers connect with state officials.

GFB announces art and bookmark contest winners


Students from Cherokee County and Gwinnett County earn top prizes in annual contest that showcases Georgia agriculture.

GFB announces staff transitions, new PPD hire


Junod joins GFB Public Policy Department; Parson assumes co-anchor role on Farm Monitor program.

GCC seeks nominees for cotton leadership positions


Nominees needed for The Cotton Board, National Cotton Council of America, Cotton Inc., and Southern Cotton Growers.

Pecan stakeholders visit India on

trade mission


Trip allowed U.S. pecan growers to learn about India’s market potential, discuss 

shipping and handling logistics, and share health benefits of pecans.

USDA provides $300 million to aid U.S.

ag exports


RAPP designed to build demand for American food and farm exports.

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GFB PHOTO CONTEST

June 7, deadline to enter photo contest


EPD MEETINGS RE: SWGA WATER WITHDRAWAL PERMITS

June 13, Dawson


AFBF WHITE-REINHARDT GRANTS

June 14, deadline to apply


FARM BUREAU AG INNOVATION CHALLENGE

Apply by June 15 to vie for $100,000


GEORGIA-FLORIDA TOBACCO TOUR

June 17-19, various locations


CABBAGE PRODUCERS CROP INSURANCE

July 1, deadline to apply/renew


SUNBELT EXPO FIELD RESEARCH SHOWCASE

July 10-24, Moultrie


2024 AFBF FARM DOG OF THE YEAR

July 12, deadline to apply

HEREFORDS IN THE COVE

Aug. 3, Rock Springs


GACD ANNUAL MEETING

Aug. 4-6, Braselton


GEORGIA AG LABOR RELATIONS FORUM

Aug. 20-21, Tifton


GFB HAY DIRECTORY

ongoing


UGA CITRUS ORCHARD NUTRITIONAL SURVEY

Ongoing


CONSERVATION DISTRICTS NO-TILL EQUIPMENT RENTALS

Ongoing


CONSERVATION DISTRICTS OFFER FERAL HOG CONTROL SERVICES

ongoing


988 SUICIDE & CRISIS LIFELINE OFFERS SUPPORT



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