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Georgia Pecan Growers Conference and Trade Show

Dan Cooper Georgia, Pecan

The 54th Annual Georgia Pecan Growers Conference and Trade Show has been taking place today at the UGA Conference Center in Tifton. Tyron Spearman stopped by and caught up with Georgia Pecan Growers Association President Brent Brinkley. Spearman also caught up with Lenny Wells, associate professor and Extension horticulture specialist for pecans with the University of Georgia. Finally, Spearman talked …

Sneak Peek: April VSCNews Magazine

Abbey Taylor Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Sneak peek, Top Posts

The April issue of VSCNews magazine is packed with information for conventional and organic growers. Readers will learn about pest management methods and ongoing challenges faced by an organic commodity in Georgia in next month’s issue. An article by researchers with the University of Georgia and the U.S. Department of Agriculture — Bhabesh Dutta, Carroll Johnson and Jason Schmidt — …


Florida, Georgia Square Off Again in Water War

Dan Cooper Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release, Water

Florida says the case is the “last, best hope” to save the Apalachicola River region from destruction. Georgia says Florida’s arguments threaten to cause hundreds of millions of dollars in “real harm” to the Peach State. Now, a federal appellate judge based in New Mexico will have to sort out the long-running battle between Florida and Georgia over water in …