FFA connecting students to landscaping industry
Recently, four members of the Colquitt County FFA competed in the State Nursery Landscape Competition held at the State Botanical Gardens in Athens, Ga.
Cantaloupes come under scrutiny; Colquitt County grower not worried
Announced inspections of cantaloupe packing houses by federal safety officials should not be much of a hassle and could improve safety, one Colquitt County grower thinks.
- Growing Georgia, March 2013
USDA extends deadline for discrimination claims
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced the extension of the voluntary claims process for Hispanic and women farmers and ranchers who allege discrimination by the USDA in past decades. All claims must now be filed by May 1, 2013.
More money for peanut research
The Georgia Peanut Commission (GPC) board of directors has approved $292,500 in new research project funding for the 2013-14 research budget year. This action was taken during the commission's March board meeting. The research projects approved include 24 project proposals submitted from the University of Georgia and USDA, Agricultural Research Service.
- Annual FFA plant sale set for next week
- Farm Bureau essay contest winners
FFA honors members at annual banquet
The Colquitt County FFA carried out one of its greatest traditions on Feb. 28 by honoring members for their accomplishments at the chapter’s 83rd annual parent-member banquet.
Colquitt County FFA members attend leadership conference
Members of the Colquitt County FFA Chapter recently attended the Georgia FFA Success Conference held March 8-9, at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center.
- Growing Georgia, February 2013
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