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  • New Programs for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
    David Bridges, president of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) in Tifton, Georgia, recently attended Georgia Agribusiness Council’s (GAC) annual supper. He spoke with AgNet Media about ABAC’s newest programs and the college’s relationship with GAC. ABAC launched a new strategic plan this summer. The plan focuses on encouraging academic excellence and helping students graduate on […]
  • Rubio, Nelson Target Apalachicola Water Standards
    by Lloyd Dunkelberger, The News Service of Florida Following an adverse legal decision, Florida’s two U.S. senators have joined forces to urge the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to not finalize water-control standards for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river basin. The joint letter from Republican Marco Rubio and Democrat Bill Nelson to Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, the […]
  • House Eyes Torrent of Legal Fees from Water War
    by Lloyd Dunkelberger and Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida Florida’s stinging setback in its “water war” with Georgia is only going to add more scrutiny to the enormous legal bills the state has racked up over the past few years. Through November, Florida had paid out more than $35 million to four law […]
  • ‘A Day Without Immigrants’ Impacting Agriculture
    Immigrants and citizens showing support for immigrant workers have joined together today for “A Day Without Immigrants.” This protest, which originally began with a pink flyer that was passed around California migrant worker areas, gained momentum via word of mouth and social media. The boycott has reached multiple cities across the nation including Philadelphia, Chicago, […]