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Sunbelt Expo Celebrates 35th Anniversary

(Moultrie, Ga):  The Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition celebrates its 35th anniversary this week at its annual event in Moultrie.  This event features 100 acres of exhibits with more than 1,200 exhibitors, featuring the latest in farm technology and research.  It also … Continue reading

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(Indianapolis, IN) Corn Utilization and Technology Conference Coming Up

Georgia researchers will be sharing some of their latest research on aflatoxin and aflatoxin mitigation at the 2012 Corn Utilization and Technology Conference on June 12th, in Indianapolis, IN. With a theme of “Back to the Grind,” CUTC will feature … Continue reading

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(Washington, DC.) Labor Department Withdraws Proposed Child Labor Rules

The U.S. Department of Labor announced it would withdraw its proposed rule limiting farm children’s involvement in agricultural activities. The National Corn Growers Association sent a letter to Labor Secretary Hilda Solis applauding her decision. NCGA looks forward to working … Continue reading

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(Washington, DC.) EPA Approves E15 Use

The EPA has approved the first applications for registration of ethanol-blended gasoline containing 15 percent ethanol for production, and use in most flex fuel vehicles in 2010 or newer. Ethanol production in the US has directly employed about 70,000 Americans … Continue reading

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(Nashville, TN) Commission Members Represent Georgia at Commodity Classic

Mr. Danny Willingham, Chairman of the Georgia Corn Commission and Mr. Rodney Harrell, Board member and President of the Georgia Corn Growers Association represented the Georgia corn growers as the Georgia delegates to the Commodity Classic Corn Congress recently held … Continue reading

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(Macon, GA) Commission Board Meets to Discuss Research

The Corn Board met at the Georgia Department of Agriculture Farmer’s Market in Macon, to discuss and review research projects proposed by the University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences and USDA-ARS for 2012. Approximately $224,000 was appropriated … Continue reading

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(Tifton, GA) Record Crowd at Annual Corn Shortcourse Held in Tifton

Chairman Danny Willingham gave a report on Commission activities to a record crowd in Tifton at the UGA Annual Corn Shortcourse. Approximately 160 corn growers and agribusiness/industry personnel were on hand to hear research reports, market outlooks, educational seminars and … Continue reading

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