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SWGAP hosts ‘Our Farmers Our Food’

By   /  December 18, 2013  /  Community  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Albany -The Southwest Georgia Project, Inc. (SWGAP) is pleased to host “Our Farmers Our Food” Farm to School program with Lake Park Elementary at 11:00 a.m. This program will allow Lake Park Students to have up close conversations with SWGAP’s Farm to School Farmers on the importance of eating fresh [...]

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Chambliss Gives Opening Remarks at Farm Bill Conference

By   /  October 31, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

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Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON- Today, U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., former chairman and former ranking member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, gave his opening remarks at the 2013 Farm Bill Conference. This is the first public meeting of the 2013 Farm Bill Conference Committee, which consists of 41 bipartisan [...]

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Representative Dukes faces off in Third Annual Legislative Livestock Showdown

By   /  October 9, 2013  /  Press Releases  /   Comments

Tweet This past weekend, Representative Winfred Dukes joined other Georgia legislators to compete in the Third Annual Legislative Livestock Showdown in Perry, Georgia. Leaving their suits and ties behind, Georgia legislators were in cowboy boots and jeans during the 2013 Georgia National Fair for the Legislative Livestock Showdown at the Sutherland Livestock & Equine Arena [...]

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CONGRESSMAN BISHOP FIGHTS FOR PECAN INDUSTRY

By   /  September 18, 2013  /  Press Releases, Uncategorized  /   Comments

Rep. Sanford Bishop

Tweet Special to the Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies, stood in support of Georgia’s pecan industry in regards to unfair tariff discrepancies. In a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, Congressman Bishop [...]

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Ga. Ag Commissioner Gary Black Sends Warning to Consumers

By   /  August 29, 2013  /  Government, News  /   Comments

Tweet Special to the Journal Commissioner Black warns consumers antifreeze labeled Pentofrost ++, Pentofrost NF, or Pentofrost SF should not be used. Commissioner` Black is warning consumers who purchased antifreeze in Georgia branded Pentofrost ++, Pentofrost NF, or Pentofrost SF to not use this product in their automobiles. The antifreeze is not in compliance with [...]

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