2017 Georgia Ag Forecast

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Each year, economists from UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences in partnership with Georgia Farm Bureau and the Georgia Department of Agriculture present an outlook of agricultural markets for the coming year.

The upcoming farm bill and the Food and Drug Administration’s veterinary feed directive (VFD) will be the featured topics this year. Bob Redding of Washington’s The Redding Firm, will share information and moderate a conversation about the upcoming 2018 farm bill in Macon, Tifton, Bainbridge, Lyons and Waynesboro. This year’s 2017 Georgia Ag Forecast meetings in South GA will be held at these locations:

Monday, January 23: Tifton – UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center

Tuesday, January 24: Bainbridge – Decatur County Agricultural Center

Wednesday, Jan. 25: Lyons – Toombs County Agri-Center

Thursday, Jan. 26: Waynesboro – Burke County Office Park

Click on this link to see all other dates in Georgia and registration: http://www.caes.uga.edu/about/signature-events/ag-forecast.html

Schedules

Each session will have the following schedule (Except Tifton):

  • 9 a.m. – On-site check-in and coffee
  • 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Seminar presentations
  • 11:30 a.m. – Networking lunch

Tifton schedule:

  • 7 a.m. – On-site check-in and coffee
  • 7:30 a.m. – Breakfast buffet lines open
  • 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Seminar presentations
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