Fort Valley, GAPosted by
The Albany Herald

Fort Valley plans loan webinar for minority farmers

FORT VALLEY — Minority farmers are encouraged to attend a free Zoom webinar about federal loan and land programs hosted by Fort Valley State University’s Cooperative Extension Program June 29, from noon-1:30 p.m. U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service representatives will provide updates...
Oglethorpe, GAgeorgiahealthnews.com

Poultry waste lawsuit

This week on the Georgia Health Report, host Lauren Baggett and Andy Miller of Georgia Health News discuss a lawsuit filed by residents in Oglethorpe and Wilkes counties over health concerns related to one farm’s alleged misuse of poultry waste. Source: WUGA.
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13WMAZ

Dickey Farms opens peach shed as season begins

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ga. — Dickey Farms started their peach packing production line this week, and they will be running this weekend. Lee Dickey says the weather really cooperated this year, so they expect to get 4 million pounds of fruit out of the orchards. He called the picking process more...
Fort Valley, GAmcduffieprogress.com

Fort Valley State to host beef cattle Zoom meeting

FORT VALLEY — Beef cattle producers seeking to improve their operations can tune in to a free ZOOM meeting conducted by Fort Valley State University’s Cooperative Extension Program. On May 25, from noon-1:30 p.m., “Extension Ag Updates: Marketing and Production of Beef Cattle,” will be simulcast on Facebook live (facebook.com/pg/FVSUCAFST/videos).
Geneva, GANews/Talk 750 WSB

Support grows for IP waiver on virus vaccines; snags remain

GENEVA — (AP) — France joined the United States on Thursday in supporting an easing of patent and other protections on COVID-19 vaccines that could help poorer countries get more doses and speed the end of the pandemic. While the backing from two countries with major drug makers is important, many obstacles remain.
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Fort Valley, GA41nbc.com

FVSU launches assistance programs for minority farmers

FORT VALLEY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Fort Valley State University is launching several new research and training programs to help minority farmers. The programs are funded through President Biden’s stimulus relief program. In which, more than 10 million dollars are assigned to agriculture. About half of that amount is expected to aid disadvantaged farmers.
Fort Valley, GA41nbc.com

FVSU has new ways to reach minority farmers

FORT VALLEY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Agricultural professors at Fort Valley State University are working to help minority farmers. Professors say they have seen an increase in help needed following the start of the pandemic. Using their mobile information technology unit, they can help. The unit, which contains a 25 station...
Warner Robins, GAPosted by
The Georgia Sun

Pete’s plans $18 million expansion in Warner Robins

WARNER ROBINS — Pete’s, a long-time, California-based greenhouse grower, will invest $18 million in opening their first eastern U.S. indoor, controlled environment agriculture facility in Warner Robins in Peach County, Georgia. “Agriculture is our top industry, and Pete’s will bring another game-changing, innovative, and sustainable indoor farming facility to Georgia...
Georgia Staterockdalenewtoncitizen.com

California-based greenhouse grower Pete's to locate in central Georgia

ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp has announced that Pete’s, a long-time, California-based greenhouse grower, will invest $18 million in opening its first eastern U.S. indoor, controlled-environment agriculture facility in Warner Robins. “Agriculture is our top industry, and Pete’s will bring another game-changing, innovative, and sustainable indoor farming facility to Georgia...
Georgia Stateallongeorgia.com

Pete’s California-Based Greenhouse Grower to Open First Eastern U.S. Indoor Farming Facility in Georgia

Pete’s, a long-time, California-based greenhouse grower, will invest $18 million in opening their first eastern U.S. indoor, controlled environment agriculture facility in Warner Robins in Peach County, Georgia. “Agriculture is our top industry, and Pete’s will bring another game-changing, innovative, and sustainable indoor farming facility to Georgia as we continue...