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Experts to discuss economy, regulations, 2018 farm bill at Georgia Ag Forecast

The Georgia Ag Forecast seminar series will be held Jan. 18-27. UGA agricultural economists will present insights into the latest market and regulatory conditions for the state’s largest industry.

Hosted by the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, the 2017 seminar series will be held in Macon, Marietta, Carrollton, Tifton, Bainbridge, Lyons, Waynesboro and Athens.

Economists from the Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development and from the college’s agricultural and applied economics department will deliver the economic outlook, which will focus on Georgia’s major commodities and the way that global markets, weather patterns and historical trends will affect them. Attendees in Marietta, Carrollton and Athens also will hear from Brent Credille, a livestock research veterinarian from the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine.