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Save the date for upcoming ag events! Bulletin calendar, Page 10 GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE • GARY W. BLACK, COMMISSIONER • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014 • VOL. 97, NO. 13 • © COPYRIGHT 2014

A cut above: Buckhead Beef’s master meatcutter By Dallas Duncan

James Galione, production supervisor and head butcher at Buckhead Beef in College Park, Ga., stands with a rack of dry-aged beef ribs. Galione’s expertise in the dry aging process and meat industry came during 10 years of experience with the company, where he started working at age 17. Photo by Dallas Duncan

INSIDE THIS ISSUE Farmland rent or lease ads.........2 Arty’s Garden............................... 7 Summer pick-your-own list......... 11 Visit with a Vet...........................12


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It’s with incredible speed that James Galione can break a beef rib subprimal into Frenched presentation ribeyes – known as the “cowboy cut” – while simultaneously explaining the process to a crowd of visitors. His impeccably precise knife skills turn carcass into restaurant-quality center-plate protein cuts in mere seconds. To the untrained eye, it appears that he was born with a butcher knife in hand. But Galione is a relative newcomer to the meat and beef industries. Instead of growing up raising cattle on a family farm, he turned his summer job opening boxes at Buckhead Beef 10 years ago into a lifetime career. “Butchers, meatcutters, head cutters, master butchers, they’re a dying breed. They’re just not around anymore. Or they’re aging and they’re retiring and they’re riding off into the beef sunset,” said Richard Blahnik, vice president of operations and human resources at Buckhead Beef in College Park, Ga. “James is an incredible success story, I think for him personally and I think for us, too, as a company. James is unique in that he did start at absolutely ground level 10 years ago. He started when he was 17 years old. He was the minimum age we could even allow someone to work. He didn’t know anything about this business. At 17, you don’t know much about anything to begin with. He came in and put his head down and worked really hard and always expressed a desire to do more or learn more. … Here we are, 10 years later and he’s our head butcher.”

Galione’s mother worked as the human resources manager for Buckhead Beef, and he thought it would make for a good summer job opportunity. “I started working here just picking up lugs in the cut shop, opening boxes and doing that stuff on the weekends and summertime,” he said. “I finished school and everything and stayed here throughout and kept growing.” Galione made the rounds, working in just about every department on the floor, including seafood, before coming back to butchery. “I stood there and watched … the tenderloin line and I said, ‘I think I can do that,’” he said. “The manager at that time brought me a knife and that was it. I started prepping tenderloins and started learning it from there.” Galione’s favorite beef subprimal to break down is the one with cuts he loves to eat: the short loin, out of which comes the bone-in filet, porterhouse, T-bone, Kansas City strip and Manhattan strip. $12 million worth of inventory comes through the Buckhead Beef facility every year, Blahnik said. On the beef line, 65,000 to 70,000 pounds of product come through each week, making up 90 percent of the company’s production. “We primarily focus on Certified Angus Beef, and then we bring in all kinds of beef from all the major packers. We do all grades from Select to Prime,” said Sierra Coggins, director of food safety and quality assurance. “We try to focus on high-end or white tablecloth restaurants.” See BEEF, page 12

Highway 37 designated first official Georgia Grown Trail By Dallas Duncan Georgia’s newest attraction doesn’t have roller coasters or tall water slides. Instead, it invites visitors to tour the states’ biggest industry: agriculture. “Agritourism has become a big thing here in our community,” said Chris Burns of Patten Pecans in Lakeland, Ga. “[Visitors] see where the pecans are grown, the different products that we produce and sell that are pecan-related and Georgia-grown.” Patten Pecans is one of 24 official stops on the newly dedicated Georgia Grown Trail 37, which traverses 157 miles through south Georgia, from Fort Gaines all the way to Homerville. “They’re promoting Georgia Grown and Georgia items: stop and see Georgia, stay at farms and buy stuff,” said Cindy Norton, Department agritourism director. “There’s a lot of food products on this. There’s wineries, there’s jams and jellies, there’s pecan plantations. The olive farms are on here.”

The idea for a trail started out nearly three years ago when a “proliferation” of south Georgia wineries cropped up. With so many other agribusinesses and farms along the way, it was decided that the region needed a trail of its own, said Jerry Connell, president of Georgia Grown Trail 37. Talks with the Department started two years ago to make Trail 37 the first Georgia Grown trail. Asking to be a branded highway was a “pretty tall order,” Connell said, but the idea was presented and passed with legislative approval. Signage will be placed along the entire 157 miles of Trail 37. “Along that corridor … is over a million acres of land in cultivation, growing everything from berries to pecans to vegetables,” Connell said. “Right now the trail features about 24 trail stops. … It’s something you could make a destination out of.” Tour stops include George T. Bagby State Park and Lodge in Fort Gaines; White Oak

Pastures in Bluffton; Still Pond Vineyard in Arlington; Gin Creek Plantation in Hartsfield; Sparkman’s Cream Valley, Craftwood Farms and Packer Produce in Moultrie; Lauri Jo’s in Norman Park; Reed Bingham State Park and Evergreen Produce in Adel; Horse Creek Winery in Sparks and Nashville; Lawson Peaches in Morven; Southern Grace Farms in Enigma; Our Place Hotel and Nashville Farmers Market in Nashville; Little Duck Farms in Ray City; The Ford Farm, Georgia Olive Farms and Gayla’s Grits in Lakeland; and Inn on Virginia, Avriett House and Bruce’s Honey Shack in Homerville. “The trail is a concept that we believe will promote southern Georgia, rural Georgia, because Highway 37 runs through some very small towns. That’s what we like about it,” Connell said. “What we’re hoping to do is draw some people off the interstate … who will make this their destination to spend an afternoon or a weekend.” Connell said in the works are itineraries for a See TRAIL, page 6

Published by the Ga. Department of Agriculture Gary W. Black, Commissioner

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GEORGIA GROWN PROFILE: AgGeorgia Farm Credit Dedicated to Georgia farmers for nearly a century

By Maggie Dudacek, summer intern For almost 100 years, AgGeorgia Farm Credit served as one of the state’s prime lending institutions for agricultural producers and rural Georgia. As a cooperative and a committed supporter of agriculture, AgGeorgia’s borrowers are also its lenders, which helps the company to return its profits back to its members. “As agriculture goes in this state, so goes AgGeorgia Farm Credit,” said Corey Cottle, director of marketing. “With Georgia Grown … we felt that the program and Commissioner Black’s office had the best interest of our farmers at heart and thought that the program presented a great opportunity to brand Georgia-grown products and add value to them, potentially putting more profits back into the pockets of

this state’s farmers.” Both Georgia Grown and AgGeorgia share a passion for giving back to their members. By volunteering at events sponsored by Georgia Grown, the employees of AgGeorgia give their time discussing financial opportunities for small farmers who are just now beginning production. With its commitment to assisting and helping others, especially to its members and Georgia farmers, AgGeorgia is one of the biggest promoters of the state’s largest industry. “It is the No. 1 industry in Georgia and deserves an appropriate level of respect. … Without agriculture, many of the jobs in this state seemingly unrelated to ag wouldn’t exist,” Cottle said. “The positives that come out of this program will result in a stronger cooperative for our borrowers and an overall stronger Georgia economy.”



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FARMLAND RENT/ LEASE If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-656-3722. The Farmland for Rent/Lease category is published the last issue of each month. Please adhere to the following guidelines when submitting an ad for Farmland for Rent/Lease or Rent/Lease Wanted * When submitting ad, please designate it for the Farmland for Rent/Lease category. Notices to buy or sell farmland are published only in the special fall or spring farmland editions * Ads must not exceed 30 words. 100 acres for hunting in Meriwether County; lots of deer and turkey; $2,500 per year. Leslie Chew Woodbury 706846-3005 110.5 acres; hayfields, water, fenced, cross-fenced. Ernie Anderson Shellman 229-679-2105 4.5 acres, house, barn, storage, water; located at foot of Lookout and Pigeon Mountain; horses, hunting, trail heads. Jimmy Rains Trion 706-638-3531 78-acre farm for lease; pretty pastures, some fencing. Narda Konchel Bremen 770-633-5978 8.5 acres wooded pasture with creek; 20x30 steel building with electricity and half-bath; I-75, Windy Hill, eight miles; $350 per month. Lisa Davis Marietta 404-788-5794 Deer hunting lease on private farm with cabin; 600 acres with creek and hardwoods, planted pines and row crops. Gene Martin Blakely 334-648-5416 Dove fields available for Sept. 6 (opener); call for details. David Rackley Lexington 706-410-5784 478-230-0060 Henry County, 25-acre pasture for three to five retired horses; creek water on farm estate; Ola community, exclusive lease. Carole Thompson McDonough 770954-0993 Lease, Madison County; four-house broiler facility, bird-ready; increase income with no capital investment. Louise Swan Greensboro 706-294-1594 Three-acre lease: three green paddocks; riding, training rings, barn, wash rack, broodmare stall, hayloft, tack room; maximum three easy-keeper horses, $895 per month; no stallions, references required. Jim Paullin Roswell 770-992-5903

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Farmland Rent/Lease Wanted Around 200 acres of pastureland with fencing in northwest Georgia; Floyd, Polk, Gordon, Walker, Bartow, Chattooga, Murray or other adjoining counties would work. Bill Hagemann Marietta 770655-0064 Father and son want to lease land for deer hunting around Tift, Colquitt, Worth, Dougherty counties or around Quitman County. Randy Bromlow Norman Park 229-873-2891 Looking for 300 to 500 acres for hunting lease; Harris, Troup, Heard or Meriweather counties. Tony Simpson Smyrna 404-520-1831 Looking for pasture to lease in south Georgia for cow-calf operation. Karl Halbig Alapaha 229-445-0424 Mother, father and son looking for hunting lease in east central Georgia; respectful of land and landowner; liability insurance provided. Aaron Whiting Stephens 770-530-4722 Pastureland, 20-plus acres; lakes, ponds a plus; one hour from Atlanta or Thomasville; weekend training labradors for field trials; will train your dog or work for access. Gregg Leonard Roswell 404-580-6268 Responsible adult wants archery, deer hunting land north of Highway 92 in Fulton County; will trade tractor work or pay cash. Mark Fletcher Palmetto 770-656-9436 Trade lake house in Dooly County (sportsman’s paradise) for 30 or 40 acres of land. Lannie Hamsley Unadilla 478-627-3713 478-954-5276

FARM EMPLOYMENT If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-656-3722. Only farm work or farm help wanted advertisements allowed. No commercial, industrial or domestic employment permitted. 34-year-old seeking employment in Milton, Johns Creek area; experience with horses, stable hand, tractor driver; hard-working. Richard Hayes Roswell 678-262-7407 41-year-old looking for work, south, have a Class A CDL with lots of skills. Michael Martin Barnesville 770-6955383 Can start or manage boarding stable or private stables. Susan Littlejohn Atlanta 404-210-7271

Caretaker to help with small cattle farm, free rent, beautiful farm in Douglasville, call for details. Don Hudgins Douglasville 404-886-6849 Help wanted: experience with horses, cattle, tractors, fencing; furnished apartment with salary, background check, non-smoker. Barbara Draper Cedartown 770-748-2042 Need someone with help run broiler farm; housing, all utilities included and salary. Wayne Jones Cumming 678-283-2247

FARM MACHINERY If you have questions regarding this category, call 404-656-3722. Only farm machinery and equipment owned by the advertiser and used in his/her own farming operation can be advertised; those persons advertising for machinery and equipment wanted must be seeking those items for their own farming operation. ‘06 John Deere 6603 cab; four-wheel drive, 109 horsepower, 2,240 hours, $39,500; HX-15 cutter $8,500. Jerry Barron Clarkesville 706-499-2638 ‘13 John Deere, runs well, three new tires, $1,200. Jerry Johnson Jefferson 706-367-2040 ‘49, 8N running when parked, good restoration project or for parts; 12-volt sytem, $1,000. Donald Smith Wrightsville 478-232-5913 ‘56 Jubilee, runs, needs work, fairly new radiator, alternator, gas, call to see. Jan Sweeney Dacula 404-3760886 770-682-9176 125-bushel galvanized steel sidedelivery grain wagon with hydraulic spreader, $1,200. A. Johns Dawson 229-995-5371 135 Massey Ferguson, power steering, diesel with five pieces equipment, good engine and sheet metal, $5,000. Thomas Tucker Lithia Springs 770941-2354 17-foot Bush Hog bat wing, pullbehind finish mower, $4,500. Donald Boerger Cairo 229-702-6015 1937 John Deere model A, serial No. 446660, spoke wheels; meticulously restored; email for pictures, $9,000 OBO. Bobby Simmons Hamilton 706-662-2738 1946 Ford, 9N, needs brake job, $1,500; many attachments: disk harrow, scrape blade, rotary cutter, cut-off saw, fork lift. Evariste Faucher Athens 706-254-7906 1948 Model G Allis Chalmers; no equipment. D. Simmons Hamilton 706-718-7813 1949 John Deere model M, serial No. 26687; restored with three pieces, original equipment; turn plow, cultivators, planters, $7600. Dan Dixon Gordon 478-6282551 1950 Farmall Cub with cultivators, completely restored, $3,800. Dean Kimbell Jackson 404-787-6557 1952 Ford 9N tractor, runs well, good tires, no rust, five-foot Howse mower, $2,250. Lawson J McDade Eatonton 706-923-2964 1952 VAC Case with three-point hitch, tricycle-type; in good running condition; asking $2,200; calls only please. Vernon Childers Cordele 229805-7293 1955 Ford F600 model 640 tractor with four-foot Bush Hog; good running condition, can email pictures, $2,500. Robert Hill Carrollton 770-328-0643 1956 Massey Ferguson TO-35, good condition, good sheet metal, live lift, $1,500. Pat Coleman Rabun Gap 706-746-2129 1958 Ford 601 Workmaster, good clean tractor, $3,250. Greg Dailey Whitesburg 404-969-7846

1962 International 404; very good condition, 36 horsepower, gas, 95 percent tires, 12 volts, easy start, $4,800. Roy Cartee Commerce 706-335-6776 1963 Ford Dexta, Bush Hog and harrow, $5,000. James Windham Reynolds 478-286-1361 1963 Massey Ferguson tractor, power steering, live lift, live power takeoff, very good tires, $5,250 OBO. Roy Crowe Gainesville 678-617-6515 1968 International 504 diesel tractor, new back tires, runs well, six-foot Bush Hog brand Bush Hog, both $3,000; or will sell separately. Kenneth Lockhart Rossville 423-653-5097 1980 Claas 76; Dominator combine with 16-foot header, low hours, currently running, $3,500. Clint Crumley Lula 678-451-9627 1980 white model 2-105 tractor, hydraulics good, runs well, 105 horsepower, $4,500. Raymond English Milner 770-227-8801 1983 white GMC tractor with a 15-ton trailer. J. T Austin Douglasville 770652-2164 770-652-3383 1995 Massey Ferguson 231 tractor, excellent condition; with Bush Hog and scrape blade,1,250 hours. Eddie Simmons Rabun Gap 706-982-9183 1996; TAFE 45DI, diesel rebuild, fuel injectors, power steering motor, 45 horsepower on power take-off; great utility tractor. Homer Reid Cairo 229-327-4408 2007 Faza F500 fertilizer spreader with three-point hitch, $500 OBO. Cyrus Harris Deepstep 478-731-6364 2009 Craftsman mower, 21 horsepower, 48-inch cut, $1,300; BCS reartine tiller, eight horsepower, Honda engine, new tires, $525. Harvel Hamm Carrollton 770-854-6675 2011; 9540 4x4 Kubota with front end loader, bucket and spear, dual controls, air ride, 825 hours. Wesley Miller Collins 912-386-5327 2012 Mahindra, 30 horsepower, fourwheel drive, bucket, canopy and 60inch mower, excellent condition, 65 hours. Al Sanders Barnesvillle 478954-8000 2013 108S Kubota tractor, loader, bucket, two-cylinder grapple, cab, air, radio, third-function valve,16F/16R, 75 hours, warranty; will separate, $52,000. J.R. Sullivan Vidalia 912-537-4944 2013 Mahindra tractor; 4x4, heat/ air, bucket diesel, like new; 25 hours; loader, four-cycle diesel, 50 horsepower, enclosed counter weight, $26,800. Maurice Hendrix Marble Hill 770-8944355 255 Massey Ferguson; 253 hours, overhaul engine and clutch, new hoses, belts; three new tires, $6,500. Douglas Mars Edison papadoug28@ 229-835-3028 321514-3536 270A International backhoe with cab, working condition, needs engine repair, $5,500. Bobby Hamlin Lizella 478836-4277 300-bushel grain wagon, $1,200. Mike Hulett Hazlehurst 912-347-1004 4x4 M&W hay roller baler; five-disk Fort mower, both in excellent and working condition, used this year. Sue Holden Epworth 706-237-2878 60-foot Van’s sprayer (boom), threepoint hitch, $1,500 OBO. JoAnn Bell LaFayette 706-397-8209 601 Ford tractor, Bush Hog mower, $3,300 and 1952 8N Ford, $1,800, both in good shape. C. Vaughters Powder Springs 770-222-9230 7320 John Deere tractor with loader; 2012 BBI litter spreader. Ronnie Waters Rebecca 229-643-7605 229-5671192 8-B Newman Whitney planer-matcher, 50 horsepower motor, soft start. $8,000. Wayne Dasher Glennville 912-213-3331


Please note there are two different mailing addresses for the Market Bulletin: a PO Box for subscriptions and a street address for ads and all other communications. 83 Ford 3610 diesel p/s, 10-speed transmission, strong lift, good metal; $6,250. Randy Parker Zebulon 770468-8365 8N original condition, weak brakes, Bush Hog, blade, harrow, boom, cultivator, lay off plow; priced seperate. Tyler Phillips Watkinsville 706-614-0387 Allis Chalmers 2500 cutting harrow,16-foot center fold. excellent condition, $2,500 OBO. Jordan Griffin Dalton 706-618-7643 Allis Chalmers HD6B dozer, engine, drive train, rebuilt, 150 hours, excellent condition, under roof, $9,750. Carl Kelley Madison 706-246-0715 Bolens garden tractor, G152, TX2140T, two-speed transmission; attachments: three-foot Bush Hog, scrape blade, harrows, cultivator, 107 hours, $3,750. Clyde Boling Cumming 770-356-6102 Bush Hog RDTH84 finishing mover, excellent condition, $1,800. John Simmons Commerce johnsimmons@ 706-335-2323 Bush Hog, six-foot, House brand, $550. Wayman Jordan Douglasville 404-245-9374 770-942-4996 Case 8520 inline square baler with acumulator, $14,000. Mike Whitehead Comer 706-338-1508 Case 900 tractor, $2,000 OBO, runs great; six-foot flail mower, $600; Gill pulverizer, $600 OBO. Steve Hoffman Newnan 770-304-4351 CAT 931 loader, 85 percent undercarriage, strong engine, hydraulics, $7,000; Rhino Bush Hog, eight-foot pull-type, new blade, etc. Sam Moon Homer 706-340-7237 706-677-3540 Caterpillar 175 generator, pulls six hen houses, $12,000; wind-power plant generator, $3,000; 500-gallon chicken house spreader, 750 PSI, $3,000. Betty Williams Toccoa 706-886-9530 Cole two-row planter, with fertilizer distributor, $600; two-row cultivator, $500, four-row John Deere bottom plow, $500. Jerry Callison Sylvania 912-857-4935 Coleman planting plates, serveral; three peanut, one sorghum, one tenter bean; all for $120. David Warren Warner Robins 478-988-8406 Construction attachment; extreme duty root rake and grapple for skid steer loader, used very little, $2,600. Slate Long Madison 706-752-0206 County Line five-foot finishing mower, bought at Tractor Supply for $1,500; 3 years old, good condiiton, $1,000. Ted Peppers Rutledge 678-776-1584 Covington two-row TP46 planters, good condition with fertilizer distributor and extra plates, $1,350. Danny Marshall Reynolds 478-391-3850 Covington two-row TP46 planters, good condition, hardly used, $1,100 OBO. Larry Gailey Baldwin 706-4996699 706-778-4944 Deluxe rotary 4 ft., 3 PT hitch, like new condition, used less than five hours, call any time, $1,150. Bill Houston Macon 478-319-5152 Deutz-Allis KS 150 circular hay rake, missing one arm and several teeth; selling for parts, $600. Scott Chambers Braselton 706-983-0606 Disk harrows, seven- and nine-foot; 260 hay rakes and tow bar, six-foot rotary tiller; hay spears. Randall Waits Rockmart 678-332-7923 Disk mower; Fella SM288, nine-foot cut, bought new, 2010; cut approximately 260 acres; like new, $6,500. Mike Adcock Luthersville 404-9174728 Du-All loader, for 60 to 85 horsepower tractor, complete, $900. Clarence Brown Perry 478-952-3042 Eight-disk pull-type cutaway harrow, $200. William McWhirter Royston 706245-6896 Eight-disk, three-point hitch, Bush Hog, harrow, $300; reversible, threepoint dirt scoop, $150; five-foot scrape blade, $150; cutltivator frame, $100. Wayne Shelnutt Loganville 770-4664943

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014 Eight-row stack fold Monosem planters, sheltered; six-row John Deere 7300 strip-till planters, short coupled. Lester Morgan Springfield 912-7543824 Extra heavy duty, 22 to 20 inches, eight-foot disk harrow, three-point custom made, $3,000. Daniel Linder Dearing 706551-0342 Farmall 300, NF good TA, rubber, sheet metal and 12-volt charging system; field-ready, $2,500. Ken Lewis Athens 706-342-6240 Farmall Super A-like front and rear cultivators; good paint, runs well, nice show and garden tractor, $3,400. Neil Skipper Macon 478-286-1940 Fast hitch for Farmall Cub or others; leave message. Thomas Baker LaGrange 706-884-5819 Five-foot Bush Hog, excellent condition, like new, cost $900, asking $475. James Rowland Hampton 678-8736145 Five-foot Bush Hog, spring tooth harrow, disk harrow, aerator, sink, mop sink. Cherie Phillips Watkinsville 706769-5490 Five-foot Bush Hog, three-point hitch, $200; scraper blade, six-foot, threepoint hitch, $150; both for $300. Joe Mastroserio Canton 770-894-1241 Five-foot four-in-one track loader bucket with cylinder, fits 350 to 450 Case or John Deere, $600. Brenda Brown Fort Valley 478-954-1283 Five-foot Howse Bush Hog, $400; 24-disk smoothing harrow, $450; both thre-point hitch and in good working condition. G. Benefield Oxford 770-728-9718 Five-foot sidewinder Bush Hog, $800; 78-inch wide by 14-foot double axles, still floor trailer, $800. Randall Smith 555 Jim Thomas Road Demorest 30535 706-754-1499 Five-yard Ashland Dist. pan, needs cutting blade, work, $1,000; no Sunday calls. Henry Overholt Sr. Marshallville 478-472-6583 Ford 2600 diesel, three-cylinder, no P/S, $2,800; 2200 Yanmar diesel with tiller, $3,200. Haskel Taylor Culloden 770-358-4502 Ford 2N tractor, multi-position scrape blade and boom pole. Sam Caldwell Barnesville 678-967-9050 Ford 3910, runs well, five-shank, AP plow; Dale Phillips harrow, three axles, trailer, scrape blade, $7,000. Clark Hudson Newnan 678-953-2704 Ford 3910, super sharp, new turf tires, power steering, eight-speed, hi-lo transmission, hydraulics. Gary Thompson LaGrange 706-402-7060 Ford 4000, many new parts, new paint, one remote, runs well, power steering, diesel, $5,500. Tim Price Valdosta 229-300-0108 Ford Golden Jubilee NAA, runs great, $2,000. Charles Elliott Auburn 770241-2995 Ford tractor 601, 54 MDL, complete overhaul, fertilizer spreader, double disk harrow, two-bottom plows; fivefoot Bush Hog needs work, $31,950. Charles W Cooley Newnan 770-2538060 404-348-7099 Four Pixall green bean harvesters; one three-row and three four-row. James M Kilby Tifton 229-777-1330 Four-row John Deere cultivators, sweeps in great condition, depth adjustment, guide wheels, $600. Bryan Irwin Conyers 404-516-8077 Front end loader, Bush Hog 2245 QT, five feet, $700. Gaines Harman Greenville 678-773-2564 Gandy 10-foot drop spreader, excellent condition, was sheltered, have operators manual. Bobby Grant Dalton 706-2269389 Gandy applicator boxes, four in all, need chains, $150 for set. Tim Smith Milledgeville timbersmith63@gmail. com 478-363-6631 Garden tiller Lazy Boy, five horsepower, model T9, needs to be repaired; best offer. Loretta Bates Fayetteville 770-461-9526 Gehl roller 4x5, IH square baler, fourwheel 17731 tiller. R M Hice Barnesville 770-468-1602 Generator; 50 kilowatt Baldor, John Deere engine, 83 hours on unit, diesel tank, transfer; auto and manual control. Brandon Wilkes Watkinsville 706-2240473

FARMERS AND CONSUMERS MARKET BULLETIN – 404-656-3722 Grasshopper zero turn, 44-inch cut mower, fully restored mechanically, looks near new, flawless operation, fast, $2,750; various gas power equipment. Randall Green Alto 706-7767590 Gravely walk-behind tractor with brush cutter, Kohler engine, electric start, new battery; $200. Thomas Samples Douglasville 678-838-8396 Harrell five-bottom plow, model 2805; in furrow, with rake, $5,500. Perry Hudson Leary 229-400-1259 Harrow 16-disk, $350, firm. A. G Beasley Fort Valley 478-319-7707 Harrow, 16 feet, 34-disk, $$2000; Ditch Witch trencher, cracked, block model 3610, $750. Larry Cook Statham 706-202-8083 Hay baler; New Holland 640, twine 4x5 bale; ready to go, $2,100. Danny McMillan Alapaha drmcmil@hotmail. com 229-646-0877 Hay rake, Sitrex H/90-V, eight-wheel, $2,500; Haytech accumulator with grapple and hoses, $9,500, all good condition. W. Glover Griffin 770-5999806 Hay tedder, about 10 to 12 feet, no hydraulics, good condition, $450 OBO. Bill Turner Brooks 770-401-9648 Heavy-duty scrape blade, six-foot, tilt and angle, $400; seven-shank all-purpose plow, $375. Dale Westmoreland Cleveland 706-878-0702 Heavy-duty three-point hitch, post hole digger, nine-inch auger, $275. George B Caudelle Brooks 770-7163809 Hesston rounder, 5500, 5x5-foot round baler, keep under cover, good condition. Marvin R Clayton Washington 706-678-7584 IH 1420 combine; four-row narrow head, 15-foot flex head, 2,500 hours, $15,500. Carter Swancy Ranger 770881-0127 International power unit, needs to be reuilt, $1,500; ask for Shane. Aaron McWhorter Whitesburg 404-535-1248 770-832-8608 John Deere 1949 Model M, changed to 12-volt system, $2,800 OBO. Pam Lowe Acworth 678-357-5317 706265-7968 John Deere 265 disk mower; 10foot Bush Hog brand Bush Hog; John Deere 458, net wrap baler. Benny Lasseter Franklin 678-378-1884 John Deere 335 round hay baler. James Knox Appling 706-836-7004 John Deere 336 hay baler, Hoelscher 10 bale accumulator, grapple, Fanex tedder, Krone nine-foot mower, side rake. Jim Lightsey Surrency 912-367-5366 John Deere 336, New Holland 273, square balers; both in excellent condition, can demonstrate, field-ready. Tim Miller Cherry Log 706-455-1664 John Deere 420, 1956 expo restored, all new Firestones, paint, three-point hitch, work or parade, $5,500. Jack Morrell Albany 229-886-4700 John Deere 4300 with loader, 310 hours, $ 16,500; 6 1/2 ft, harrow, $1,400; Gill core aerator, $1,200. Bobby Cumbie Newnan 770-304-8715 John Deere 435 baler, good condition, $6,000; Lely disk mower, $750; New Holland model 57 rake, $750. Don Williams Carrollton 770-3282782 John Deere 459 round baler, mega wide with net brand, new baled 500; too much baler for tractor, $32,000. Hamp Ammons Hoboken 912-6145979 John Deere 466 round hay baler; good condition, kept in barn in Morgan County. Danny Reid Cumming 770887-3254 John Deere 5310, 2,295 hours, good tires, shed-kept, can email images. Lamar Edwards Sandersville 706-7825436 John Deere 6030; year 1976, restored, $18,000; John Deere 3020, year 1970, retored, $11,000. Lynn Schultz Louisville 706-526-7262 John Deere 6410 tractor, two-wheel drive, cab and air, approximately 2,000 hours, 620 loader, clean tractor, $33,000. James Collins Woodbury 706-672-9497 John Deere 6620 turbo combine with 216 grain head, good condition, $9,000 OBO. Jim Jackson Wrightsville 478290-0263

John Deere 672 and John Deere 673 side-delivery hay rakes with double pull hitch, very good condition. Joe Rossee Eatonton 706-473-4877 John Deere 704; 10-wheel hydraulic hay rake, 21 feet, eight inches; fieldready, good condition, $3,500. Ronnie Richardson Lavonia 678-776-5129 John Deere 7230 tractor, John Deere 637 harrow, 26.5; John Deere 9970 cotton picker, John Deere 14-foot Bush Hog hush. Hugh Hosch Waynesboro 770-789-3258 John Deere 7420 tractor; John Deere 4430 tractor, John Deere 468 baler, John Deere 348 baler. Lamar White Cuthbert 229-357-0055 John Deere 7730 tractor; 1700 John Deere planter, four-row KMC, four-row bedder with door; KMC five-shank ripper. Lora Hosch Buford 770-9453971 John Deere 893 cornhead, eightrow, 30-inch, excellent condition, $15,000. Andy Hendrix Claxton 912213-6908 John Deere 950 tractor, rebuilt engine, low hours, new rear tires, shedded, excellent condition, $6,800 OBO, must-see. Alex Miller Blue Ridge 706455-6622 John Deere 9550, corn head, grain table with trailer, well-maintained, sheltered. Tommy Hurst Coolidge 229941-2083 John Deere C dozer, 80 percent undercarriage, good condition, used on farm, new muffler, seat, battery, $11,200; six-way blade. Dwane Bailey Bowersville 706-436-8033 John Deere deer plot grain drill, seven or eight feet wide, works on three-point hitch, $2,000. R. C. Hulett Jacksonville 912-253-0162 John Deere planter, gage shoe, six plates, manual on one-row Pitts cultivator and six feet, $700. Tom Taunton Butler 478-862-3138 John Deere two-row planter, has original paint, new spring and bolts, $600 OBO. Justin Paschal Eatonton Drew. 706-4733502 John Deere, 12-row sprayer with tank, 200-gallon. Larry Stewart Vienna 229-268-9662 Kioti model 1914; four-wheel drive tractor, 425 hours, 20 horsepower, excellent condition, $4,400. Lee Erker Blue Ridge 706-851-6650 Komatsu diesel - six dozer, has good engine, undercarrige; torque converter, bit weak, excellent for farm use, $1,500. Charles Jordan Toccoa 706886-8015 706-282-1130 Kubota 18 horsepower diesel, fourwheel drive tractor; Ford finishing mower included, runs great, shelterkept. Johnny George Oakfield 229535-4298 Kubota L3400, four-wheel drive with loader; one owner, 2010, 160 hours, shuttle shift, foldable ROPS, tool bar, $15,500. Jeff Walls Warrenton 706465-2924 Kubota L4310 4X4; 875 hours, year 2000, excellent condition, $16,500. Jonathan Bloch Cherry Log jonbmd@ 706-455-1804 Kubota tractor 2003; BX2200, fourwheel drive diesel, 356 hours; loader, backhoe, 54-inch belly mower, boxscraper, tiller, middlebuster plow, $12,850. Daniel Kelhoffer Eatonton 478-968-0633 404-895-7099 Kuhn GMD 55, Vicon CM240, New Holland 617 disk mowers, all rebuilt, field-ready, new curtains. Tim Miller Cherry Log 706-455-6222 L-59 wood finish mower, front gauge, wheels fits Super A Farmall and others, $450. M. Greene Loganville 770-3103824 Land Pride FDR 1672, 72-inch rear discharge grooming mower, $1,275. Reid Trimble Cleveland reid.trimble1@ 404-213-0197 Lucas portable sawmill 618 with slabbing bar and track extensions, low hours, 44 hours, excellent condition, $8,750. Silviu Gavriliuc Buford 678997-4119 Mahindra, 65 horsepower, fourwheel drive front loader, heavyduty, sheltered, 50 hours, like new, $20,000. Wayne Parker Ranger 770926-3284 Mantis electric rototiller, like new, $100. David Dotson Georgetown 229334-9308


Massey Ferguson 1020 diesel, good condition, with eight pieces of equipment, must sell all together, $3,800. Richard Katz Atlanta 706-809-1202 Massey Ferguson 20D turf tractor, Perkins, 250 hours on complete rebuild, remote hydraulics, one owner, $5,300. Tracie Reichel Maysville 678-600-5566 Massey Ferguson 231 for sale; like new, only 385 hours, $9,000. Raymond Long Loganville 770-466-2435 Massey Ferguson 360 tractor, sixfoot, heavy duty Bush Hog, 715 hours, $8,500. Jason Nix Canton 770-5475482 Massey Ferguson 540 combine with 12-foot grain head; barn-kept, good condition; $7,600. Ted Smith Washington 706-214-0442 Massey Ferguson 540 combine with 13-foot 1859 grain head; used this year; corn head available, $5,500. Archie Miller Denton 912-375-1119 Massey Ferguson disk mower, model 1329, nine-foot, $5,200; New Holland disk mower, model 615, six-foot, $2,700. Carl McKnight Senoia 770328-6810 Massey Ferguson three-point hitch backhoe; very low usage, $3,850. Dudley Bryan Franklin 770-378-2581 McConnel Swingtrim cutter, good condition, $4,500; Sitrex eight-wheel hay rake, $1,000; Bush Hog box blade, five feet, $250. Tracy Boyt Thomaston 706-656-8481 Model A Farmall tractor that runs, comes with Woods belly mower, $1,200. Arthur McGee Cordele 229273-1604 Mule-drawn hay rake, 4225; Stover hit-and-miss, 2.5 horsepower, $1,000; Alamo hit-and-miss, three horsepower, $900. Arnall Evans Woodstock 678938-6679 New Holland 258 rake; Priefert round bale mover; Befco eight-wheel rake. Joel Hurst Dewy Rose 770-827-2530 New Holland 565, hay square baler, in good condition, kept in barn, fieldready. Jeff Bryant Mineral Bluff 706633-6405 New Holland 57, IH 14 pull hay rakes, M&W 1500 5x4 round baler; all used last season; downsizing, field-ready. Lucia Miller Cherry Log 706-698-6611 New Holland 630; 4x4-foot round roller, field-ready twine only, $3,000. Brian Martin Metter 912-682-2700 New Holland 644; round baler, 4x5, net or string, $6,000. Kenneth Perry Girard 706-833-2154 New Holland hay rake; two-reel hay fluffer; all-purpose plow; 18-disk harrow, all in good condition. Clay Pentecost Winder 770-601-3855 New Holland TN65, two-wheel-drive, 126 hours, 8x8 with LU126 wood loader, $22,000, new condition, sheltered. T. White Homer 706-499-0490 New three-point hitch hay spike, $180, AC/DC welder helmet, rods, 25foot leads, $150. Robert Miller Greenville 706-672-4556

Nine Peerless dual dryers for 14-foot and 21-foot trailers, $1,700. Joe Heard Newton 229-734-5047 229-734-5629 Old Ditch Witch walk-behind trencher, Wisconson engine, works good with trailer, $700 or trade. Lowery K Noles Eastman 478-290-7150 478374-7472 Old Snapper mowers; good for restoration or parts, $300 both, call after 5 p.m. Tina Smith Screven 912-253-9881 912-347-9427 One-row Covington planter on Pittsburgh, rigged frame cultivator, $1,050 also have two-row planter, $1,350. Greg Walker Carrollton 678-618-5488 Orginal Massey Ferguson 135 diesel, power steering, locking rear, field ready, low hours, $4,800; six-foot Bush Hog, $450. Tommy Statham Newnan 404-625-2783 Pecan equipment, 500-gallon sprayer, $7,000; Kilby boom-type shaker, $12,500. Russ Huffman Jeffersonville 478-214-7272 Pecan shaker, three-point hitch with hydraulics, good condition, $1,450 OBO. Stacey Wilson Stone Mountain 678-410-6273 Pro Knight Kuhn Slinger 8018; this slinger is in good condition and is fieldready, $9,500. Mike Pendergast Ochlocknee 229-221-4653 Restored Massey Ferguson compact tractor, 12 horsepower Wisconsin engine, hydrostatic transmission, with lift and three implements, $1,175. Jackie Barrett Commerce 706-498-5660 Retired: hay equipment, 90 horsepower tractor, Massey Ferguson baler, round 5x6 cuttter, 2 years old; rake, 2 years old. E Ashley Danville 478-954-1455 Ronk, three-phase converter operators, total 160 horsepower, converter, capacitates wiring switches, instructions, $2,000. Joe Hood Lafayette 706-638-8644 Round hay bale unroller, three-point hitch, hydraulic cylinder. Wendell Holland Conyers wholland.smc@gmail. com 404-444-3090 Savage pecan harvester, model 8061. Lisa Jones Thomasville 229-403-0933 Sawmill 53-inch saw and edger; Ford industrial engine, $5,000. Junior Kennedy Acworth 770-974-7842 Selling for parts; John Deere 555A, good engine, 95 percent undercarriage, final drives, four-in-one bucket. cylinders. Rooney Wilson Lexington 706-340-5546 Sheepsfoot, double roller, 9.5 feet, in great condition; $4,000 OBO; call for more information. Richard Jones Metter 912-682-4094 912-685-2726 Single-row Covington planter in good condition, $675. Jacky Howard Covington 770-786-3967 Six-foot box blade, $450, six-foot finishing mower, $800; both are 95 percent like new, excellent condition. Fred Barnes Tifton 229-382-5349 Six-foot FMC side winder frail mower, new belts, cuts well, $750 cash. Steve Helton Newnan 770-253-4596

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Livestock Sales and Events Clip and Save Calendar Every 1st & 3rd Tues. Poultry, Goat & Feeder-Breeder Pig Sale, poultry, 6 pm, hogs & goats, 7 pm, RockRidge Livestock Auction, just off S.R. 128, s. of Reynolds. Info: 478-847-3664 or 706-975-5732. Every 2nd & 4th Thurs. Chickens & other fowl, goats & sheep; check in at 1 pm; sale at 6:30 pm. Horse Creek Auction, btwn. Dublin & McRae off 441 Hwy. Info.: 478-595-5418. Every Thursday Auction 41 Goat Sale, miscellaneous equip., 6 pm, goat sale, 7 pm, poultry/small animals following goat sale, 4275 Ga. Hwy. 41 n., Buena Vista. Info: Jim Rush, 706-326-3549 or 229-649-9940 or Every Thursday Chickens, Rabbits & Related Misc. Small Animal Sale, NE Georgia Sale, 6 pm, GAL #3478, Eastanollee Livestock Market, Hwy. 17 between Toccoa & Lavonia. Info: 706779-5944 or 706-599-7606. Every Fri. night Goat, Poultry & Small Animal Sale, 7 pm, Buggy Town Auction, 1315 Hwy. 341 s., Barnesville. GAL #3177 Info: 770-358-0872/1786. 1st & 3rd Fri. night Horse Sale, 7:30 pm, Circle Double S, 102 Lumber City Hwy., Hazlehurst. Info: Steve Underwood, 912-594-6200 (night) or 912375-5543 (day). Every Sat. Small Animals, Chickens, Rabbits, Sheep, Goats & Horse Sale, 4 pm, Coker Sale Barn, Duncan Bridge Rd., White Co., at old Chattahoochee Livestock Barn. Info: Wayne Coker, 706-540-8418. Every Sat Spring selling hours: hatching eggs and biddies 5:30 p.m., goats and sheep 7 p.m., poultry, small animals follow goat sale, merchandise 4 p.m. 1035 Monticello Hwy, Gray. GAL AUC002992. Info: Nancy Wilson 478-9864413; bradleywaysideauction@gmail. com or www.bradleywaysideauction. com Every 1st & 3rd Sat. Small Animal Sale, goats, sheep & poultry, 1 pm, misc. merchandise, 6 pm, Deer Run Auction, Hwy. 76, Adel-Nashville Hwy., Adel. GAL 001800 Info: 229-560-2898 or 229-896-4553. Every 1st and 3rd Sat. Livestock Sale; sale starts at 10 a.m., tack/horses; pigs at 11:30, cows at noon, goats at 1 p.m., poultry sale to follow; Metter Livestock Market, Lyons, Ga. Info: Lewie Fortner, 478-553-6066. GAL 3415.

Six-foot rotary four-wheel rake; John Deere 265 disk mower; six-foot box blade boom pole hay, elevator hay dolly. Andrew Davis Statesboro 912-5365868 Snapper lawn mower, 30-inch cut, Briggs & Stratton, eight horsepower. Kenneth Parker Gainesville 770-6533020 Subsoiler, three-point hitch, adjustable. Kermit Fourakre Hampton 770845-4197 770-946-9112 Super A Farmall with cultivators, $2,400. JC Hilliard Eastman 478-3744904 TD-15B dozer, straight blade, rake, extra parts, very good undercarriage, $12,000. Homer Rivers Tarrytown 912-537-8490 912-293-4381 Three round bale, hay collector, hauler; new hydraulic cylinder, pump; tandem wheels, needs hydraulic hoses, $1,200. Bobby Fountain Cochran 478934-6837 Three-fourths inch Elector magnetic drill press, heavy duty, good condition, use in farm shop; will sell or trade. V Felkel Millen 912-682-5813 Three-point hitch fertilizer spreader, $300; three-point hitch, six-foot HD aerator, $400; three-point quick hitch, $100. Roy Watson Senoia 706-5381185 404-642-6766 Three-point hitch Kelley backhoe, new pump, two buckets, minimum 50 horsepower tractor, $4,300. Ray Lawrence Macon 478-808-1442 Three-point hitch; aerotor, $150; Mx10, 10-foot John Deere rotary cutter, $6,000; 6x10 trailer, $650. Ronnie Thomas Bogart 706-207-7366 Tiller for three-point, power take-off hitch, long 1504, four-foot extended to six-foot, good condition, $675. Horace Brookshire Dahlonega 770536-7617 Troy Built horse tiller, 8 HP Kohler engine works great, $650 Glenn Slaton Alpharetta 770-475-7749

Every 1st & 3rd Sat. S & D Goat Sales, Baxley Fairgrounds, begin 12:30 pm; goats, pigs, poultry, calves. Info.: Steve Smith, 912-367-9268, 912-2781460. Every 2nd Sat. Winstead Horse Sales, 5 pm, Eastanollee Livestock Auction, Eastanollee. Info: Shannon Winstead, 864-710-4030 or 864-944-6200. Every 2nd & 4th Sat. R&R Goat & Livestock Auction, merchandise, 10 am, goats, 12 noon, chickens & caged animals to follow, 526 Ga. Hwy. 56 N., Swainsboro. Ron Claxton, auctioneer, GA Lic. #3485. Info: 478-237-8825 (weekdays), 478-455-3714 (sale day) or 478-469-3533 or 478-455-4765 (nights). Every 2nd & 4th Sat. Pony Express Stockyard Horse & Tack Auction, 5 pm, GA Lic. AUNR002843, 1852 Highway 11 S., Covington, GA 30014. Info: Scott Bridges, 704-434-6389 or 704-4738715. Every 2nd & 4th Sat. Livestock Auction, Waddell Auction Barn, Climax, Ga., 1 pm, selling goats, sheep, poultry and small animals; selling miscellaneous at 10 am; #AU003249. Info.: 229-2464955/416-7217. Every 2nd & 4th Sat. Goat & Chicken Auction, Mid-Georgia Goat & Chicken Auction, 12 noon, Cochran. Info: Frankie Howell, 478-271-0550. Every 2nd & 4th Sat. Livestock auction at Pearson Livestock; sale, 1 pm; goats, sheep, poultry & small animals; 1168 Hwy. 441 N., Pearson, Ga. Info.: 229798-0271, 912-422-3211. Every 3rd Sat. Goat & Sheep Sale, 12 noon, Agri Auction Sales, held at Eastanollee Livestock Market, Hwy. 17 btwn. Toccoa & Lavonia. Info: Ricky Chatham, 706-491-2812 or Jason Wilson, 706-491-8840. Livestock auctions listed in the Market Bulletin sometimes offer related items for sale, such as tack and other livestock equipment. Notices for auctions selling any items other than livestock must be accompanied by the auction license number of the principal auctioneer or auction firm conducting the auction, per regulations of the Georgia Secretary of State. Notices without this information cannot be published. Have an event to put on our calendar? Contact Dallas Duncan at 404-6563722 or

Troy-Bilt horse, seven horsepower; Koler, good parts; BCS #725 tiller, 10 horsepower, attachments, new wood chipper, layoff plow. William Warbington Dacula 678-477-3306 770-9622454 Troy-Bilt tiller horse for parts or recondition; needs tires and carburetor rebuilt; best offer, serious inquires only. Eugene Sigers Rockmart 770-6846914 Tufline 14-foot harrows, dual tires, serial No. 66374, like new, 1974 Cub tractor, cultivator and extras. Everett Panter Blue Ridge 706-455-7227 Tufline 20 disk harrow, $375;.subsoiler $100, middle buster $100; Silver Creek. Robert Hazen Canton 770-6559431 Two Farmall Super C tractors, one with cultivators and one with planters, good running condition. Fred Gayton Cumming 770-887-9476 Two Jacobsen walk-behind reel mowers with grass catcher and transport wheels, $750. Barry Collins Milledgeville 478452-1056 Two John Deere 71 planters on cultivator, $1200; two Convention planters/ cultivators, $1,000. Harrel Willis 5692 Spooner Road Iron City 39859 229524-8257 Two Meadows hydraulic sawmills; three hydraulic dogs; hydraulic set, one on wheels, one not, $20,000 for portable. Hartwell Ricketts Dahlonega 706-864-2012 706-265-0506 Two-cylinder diesel, Zenoe Yanmar, four-foot finishing mower, 220 hours, $3000; 6ft.,TM 72 finishing mower, $1,500 (Rhino). C Holton Douglas 912592-8584 Vermeer 605H hay baler, good condition, kept under shelter, $2,500. Derek Williams Milan 229-315-0986 Vermeer model 605F hay baler, good condition, $2,000. Sammy McCorkle Thomson 706-831-0798

Vicon DMP2800 nine-foot, three-inch disk mower for parts, $1,500. Chan Cabe Carnesville 706-384-7119 Wood splitter, power take-off driven, $350. Gene Tucker Hahira 229-7942595 Wood-Mizer 2001; resaw attachment for LT40, in good condition, $1,100 OBO. Danny Rice Douglasville 770-949-2738 Yanmar 2210; Perkins two-cylinder diesel, 888 hours, good shape, twowheel drive, $3,800. Ken Graham Dallas 770-445-1848 Yanmar 24 horsepower, three-cylinder diesel engine, brand new, still in shipping crate, $2,100 OBO. Alvin Strickland Patterson 904-335-7463 Yanmar 3000 tractor with a harrow and Bush Hog. Adron Bennett Leesburg 229-759-2514 Yard machine MTD, three-way feed system; chipper shredder, 10 horsepower, Briggs & Stratton. Paul C Slaughter Jr. Stone Mountain 770469-5621 Yenmar tractor, 225 series, same tractor as 850 John Deere, good cond.; 7 pieces of equipment for 12 ft. utility trailer, $4,700. Howard Milsap 361 Thigpen Road Newnan 30263 770253-4594

Farm Machinery Wanted “V” ripper, five-shank, good condition; levelers behind spiders in front of planters on KMC ripper spider. Frank Freeman Plains 229-942-0939 10-foot, pull-type Bush Hog, medium to heavy duty, working condition. Edmon Dempsey Nicholson 706-7572228 Amadas peanut combine. Wayne Carr Donalsonville 229-254-8007 Canopy for Ford 3910 and 1920 tractors, already have ROPs. Helen Allgood Loganville 404-660-0077 Case 1H, 683 IT or 683 ITA diesel engine for irrigation. Jud Greene Bainbridge 229-254-3312 Complete power steering system for Ford 3000 diesel tractor. Porter Hammond Statesboro 912-682-5408 Foam row marker unit. Doyle C Lindsey Fayetteville 770-851-5497 Front end loader to fit Kubota B7300 small tractor. Roger Dittmer Lincolnton 706-831-4669 706-359-6538 Massey Ferguson 253 tractor, must be excellent condition, low hours, original, two- or four-wheel drive, top price paid. Tim Putman Clermont 770-6541595 Mower deck for a Bolens Iseki G152, as well as other G152 parts. Wyatt Holcomb Ball Ground 575exit27@gmail. com 770-235-6119 Need Reynold dirt pan, six yards. Vinh Ta Buena Vista 229-314-0530 Portable band saw mill; please text or email. Wayne May Nashville 229-686-7385 229563-1424 Six-foot three-point hitch cultipacker. David Huguenin Martinez 706-8555000 Troy-Bilt tiller, Pony model, running or repairable. Bill Stinson Junction City 478-837-3002 Used John Deere 457 or 468 with net wrap, field-ready. Paul Smith Hazlehurst 478-952-3899 912-375-2896 Wood L59 mule drive for Farmall Super A. Mark Ivester Newnan 678-4166201

FARM SUPPLIES If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-656-3722. $300 for 250-gallon propane tank with $100 gas in tank; $100 for 100-gallon vertical propane tank. Davis Yaun Soperton 912-3991988 1,000 feet lumber and turning blocks: hickory, ash, cedar, red and white oak, maple, poplar and basswood. David Gray Bowdon 770-655-4674 115 new T-posts, 6.5 feet, $3 each or all for $300. Mitchell Sayer Carrollton 770-328-7633 12-ton tilt bed Gooseneck trailer, new in 2006, never used, kept inside, $8,500. David Rock Savannah 912313-7625

12x6-foot utility trailer, enlosed, white bumper-pull, Haulmark model TSV6x12DS2; ramp-style back door, $2,100. Becca Fernandez Powder Springs 404-754-6812 14-foot fifth-wheel trailer; tandem axles, three sets of ramps, $1,200 OBO. Ernie White Milton 678-858-3908 16-foot equipment trailer with spare tire and toolbox, $1,200. Jeff Coalson Woodstock 770-826-0462 16-foot trailer, dual axle, five-foot fold up ramps; good condition, $850. Michael Stone McDonough 770-9578613 16-foot trailer; dual axle, ramp, side rail, tool box, treated wood floor, $1,350. Martha Nix Lizella 478-9517043 20 aluminum pallet skids; 24x36x3 inches thick, $15 each. Josh Daniels Atlanta 678-601-1671 20-foot Gooseneck trailer; five-foot dovetail ramp, all steel; four short axles; $1,800 OBO. Jack Andrews Canton 678-431-1848 22-foot with 5.5-foot dove tail, fold down ramps; Gooseneck tractor or hay trailer, like new, $4,500. Bobby Smith Manchester 706-656-6427 24-and 36-inch fans, 18-ton feed bins, 100-kilowatt generator with automatic switching. Robert Reepe Demorest 706-754-6747 250-gallon propane tank, no regulator, $250. Randy Ledbetter Waleska 706-299-3600 30-foot Gooseneck trailer for sale; new brakes and tires, LED lights, dove tail with stand-up ramps. Stan Leid Hephzibah 717-572-2690 300-plus gallon plastic tanks in metal cages, five-inch caps on top, valve in bottom, $50 per tank. C. Stovall Dahlonega 678-491-0838 4x8-foot all-metal trailer, 18-inch deep cab, $300. Bill Wright Snellville 770-9290145 55-gallon spray tank with pump, pressure gauge and hoses mounted on two-row cultivator frame. James Adkison Albany 229-436-5369 58 T-posts; six feet, $2.50 each; two rolls welded wire 6x100 feet, $90 each; one roll barbed wire, $25. Lenora Lewis Waleska 770-428-7996 6.5 horsepower Powertrain trash pump with hoses. Don Lively Waco 770-8803486 60-kilowatt generator. Harold Walston Ringgold 706-271-6310 725-gallon clean freshwater tank with pumps, $525. Anthony Calandra Savannah 912-354-2020 8,000-gallon fuel tank, steel fiberglass coated, excellent condition, $2,500. Chris McCook Williamson 770-5840333 Air, kiln-dried Wood-Mizer sawn lumber, large selection wood specials, paneling, wide-plank flooring, fencing, barn wood. John Sell Milner 770-480-2326 Air-dried Wood-Mizer sawn lumber, black walnut, cherry, antique hardwood beams, heart pine beams. Wayne Barber Athens 706-818-1385 Antique heart pine flooring sills, 37foot trusses; 12-hole laying cages; dryer chicken house fans, three to five feet. James Donaldson Metter 912685-4095 912-682-0347 Approximately 200 old bricks, very good condition, $100. Jean Loomis Cumming 770-778-2790 Barrels, plastic heavy-duty, 55-gallon, 20-inch screw top, air tight, food grade, $35 while they last. Bill Sewell Brunswick 912-265-7633 Blacksmith shop; 130 anvil tongs, hammers; Hardees tongs, well pulleys, buckets. Ben Hendrick Austell 770948-9842 Blue and white 55-gallon plastic drums, closed tops, two twist-off caps, food grade, other types sometimes available. Eugene Needham Loganville 770-466-4284 Buckets: white plastic, food grade, handles, lids, five-gallon, new condition, $2.25 each. Dennis Grizzle Gainesville 770-532-8510 Buggy steps, $45; wooden wash tub ringer, $85; white churn, $95; Stilliads, $85; well Winless, $50; wood plane, $50. Byron Shackelford Griffin 678603-3593

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014 Bush and bog harrow, made by King Plow Co., Atlanta, Ga.; heavy-duty plow, good condition, $500. David Combs Jefferson 706-367-4645 Bush axe, wash pot, cane stripper, turpentine cups, turpentine dip bucket, sawmill blade. Russell Jewell Waycross 912-283-8871 Chicken pen components, 320 feet chicken wire, posts, water containers, miscellaneous items. Charles Vickery Smyrna 770-688-6178 Cider press; fruit grinder, four feet tall, Garden Way brand, $75 OBO. C. G Bearden Douglesville 770-489-9581 Clean 55-gallon metal drums with lids; 1,000-gallon fiberglass tank. Leonard Crane Dawsonville 678-9476744 404-210-1516 Cool seal five-gallon buckets, top grade, cool those tin roofs off and seal those leaks, $50. Russell Cantrell Newborn 770-855-3008 Digital small animal floor scales, 200plus pounds capacity; 32x48 inches, battery powered. Larry Rutledge Snellville 770-883-5325 Dove and pigeon cages; breeding and holding, quality construction indoor and outdoor, $20 and up. John Bennett Atlanta 404-680-5150 Eight- to nine-foot fence posts, $1.25 per foot. Winfred Crane Winder 706654-8686 Firestone tractor tree, 18.4.38, six-ply, 50 percent tread, $200. Bill R Williams Monroe 770-267-3180 Four stainless steel gas tanks, fourgallon capacity with straps, $10 each. Carl Dobson Atlanta 404-247-7343 Fuel tank, portable cube, 360-gallon, double wall with pump, $350. Roy Whaley Hampton 770-876-7472 Generator and chicken house equipment. James Mosley Breman 770646-3031 Greenhouse aluminum frame, made for glass, 20 x 40, $600. Charles Britt Douglasville 423957-6867 Hay tarps for sale, heavy-duty silver agro, 25x48, $150 each. Charles Crawley Unadilla 229-942-0243 Haywagon 9x15 feet, four wheels with side rails, rear step, nice condition, $1,200. Michael Witcher Murrayville 770-331-9480 Heart pine wood for sale: 2x4, 4x6, 2x10, 2x8; 12x12-inch by 40 feet sills, etc. Ken Wilson Ellaville 229-942-5759 Heavy-duty tires and wheels, fit 8000 series; John Deere tractors, $10,000; firm. Felton Leverette Ambrose 912393-5345 Hen house with two 12-hole nesting boxes; eight feet wide, 12 feet long, eight feet high, $450. DJ Sheppard White Plains 706-453-6879 Hen nests for sale; 12 metal nests per box, $40 per box. Lamar Bryant Cleveland 706-878-8509 Irrigation system: 2,400 feet; four-inch twist-lock aluminum pipe, 15 rain bird sprinklers, No. 70 elbows, tees, suction pipe, $6,000 OBO. Dan Skipper Ludowici 912-545-9566 912-294-5901 Locust fence post and rails. Eugene Cook Blairsville 706-745-8724 706897-5828 Lumber (sawmill); as low as 35 cents per board foot; hardwood and pine available. Mitchell Smith Griffin 404-867-5106 Metal and plastic barrels with locks, tops; solid with bung holes; plastic tanks, 275 gallons in wire cages. G. Allen Covington 770-786-6377 Metal gate (44 inches wide), complete with 4.5-inch diameter posts for sale, $50 for the set. Terence Sebright Thomaston 256-497-7641 Mortar mix, eight or nine bags, $1.25 per bag. Marlowe Collins Gainesville 678-207-1993 Myers half-horsepower submersible well pump and motor; cable, 30foot, one-inch pipe, pressure tank and switch, $200. John Phillips Royston 706-680-2170 New greenhouse, plastic, $150; S head clutch, $100; aluminum loader, heavy duty, 24 to 48 feet, $250. Nancy Williamson Lithonia 770-981-1263 New PT3 whacker pump; eight horsepower Honda engine, $1,200. Delores Anderson Dahlonega 706864-4726 Old 10x28 Ford rim, free newer;11x28 Ford rim $50; tires no good. Joe Williams Cumming 678-727-6231

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014 Old barn wood and tin for sale; barn wood, all different sizes, old tin ranging from eight to 10 feet. Michael Collins Blairsville 706-897-0939 Old-type Bell drinkers, approximately130 at no charge. Henry Wallace Bethlehem 770-867-6176 One wash pot; 30 55-gallon plastic drums, two bung plugs, 55-gallon metal lock ring; 55-gallon stainless and more. Jimmy Cannon Canton 770889-2342 Poles used for pole barns; 25x32 feet; $1 per foot or all for $200. Ronald Cannon Adairsville 678-899-0627 Roxell classic flood pan feeders with removable top; no pipe, feeder only; 2,000 available. Fred Hall Danielsville 706-255-5878 Rubbermaid watering tubs, 100 gallons with tank heater, $75; 150 gallons, $120; hay feeder, round bale cradle type, aluminum, $175. David Wood Danielsville 706-202-3436 Sawmill lumber: pine, poplar, oak, cedar, cherry, black walnut; portable sawmill service starting at 25 cents. Todd Chaney Cartersville 404-861-7402 Seven-foot, 10-inch long tri-axle trailer, Gooseneck, $1,400. Willard Edwards LaFayette 706-463-5985 Several dozen canning jars, quarts, $4 per dozen. Pat Allen Talking Rock 706-635-5823 Small utility trailer, 64x39x10 inches, to pull behind a lawn tractor, excellent condition, $225, has steel floor. Dale Jones Flowery Branch 770-967-6948 Still air incubator, egg turner, candler; 1 year old, $100, holds 45 eggs. Thomas Bentley Monroe 770-266-6942 Stock tank: Behlen Country, 1,000-gallon; $100. Carlos Bagwell Alpharetta 770-827-7366 Sullivan’s show barn fans, heavyduty, high efficiency motor, half-horsepower,12 fans each, $200. Robert Lanier Madison 404-310-0412 Tractor tires, 16.9x30, Goodyear radial, 50 percent tread, matching set, $900. Eddie Hodges Millen 706-551-9411 Two Breeder hen houses, feed bins, 50-kilowatt generator and others. Bill Thomason Dalton 706-847-1136 Two John Blue seeders, $150 each; post vise, $125. Rick Worrell Kennesaw 404-314-1498 Two steel tanks, one horizontal and one vertical; both 15,000 gallons, 14 tons, sound condition; $3,500 each. George Harris Covington 404-2770150 Used tires: four 225x75x15, four 225x60x16, $25 each. Ronald Rush Franklin 706-675-3417 Utility wagon, trailer; 4x7, excellent for off-road, needs tires, lights for road use, $325 OBO. Steve Hendrick Palmetto 678-849-7505 Very old wash pot, no holes, very good condition, $125. William Pardue Murrayville 706-502-0437 Wanted: Tractor tire; TR-135, 16.9x30, 6 ply A, good used tire. Tammy Ward Rentz 703-965-6452 Wood-Mizer lumber; pine, poplar, 1x12, oak trailer flooring, any thickness. Larry Moore Newnan 678-2785709 Wood-Mizer sawn lumber, custom sizes pine, poplar and oak; 40 to 80 cents per board foot. Timothy Tucker Newnan 770-251-7612 Ziggity drinkers, Chore-Time feeders and other miscellaneous poultry house equipment; used building materials, cement blocks, boards, lumber. Joshua Martin Clarkesville 770-531-7432

LIVESTOCK All livestock must have been in the advertiser’s possession for at least 90 days before they can be advertised. Livestock listed must be for specific animals. Generalized ads such as “many breeds of cattle” or “want horses, any amount” will not be published. Ads for free or unwanted livestock will not be published. Ads for cats, dogs, reptiles, rodents and other animals not specifically bred for on-farm use will not be published.

Cattle If you have any questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-656-3722. 120 yearling Hereford and F1 Braford bulls. Jonny Harris Odum 912-5866585

FARMERS AND CONSUMERS MARKET BULLETIN – 404-656-3722 15 good SimAngus cross replacement hiefers, weaned, wormed and all shots, $1,200 each. Freeman Wingard Montezuma 478-244-0014 478-4727885 24 head Angus-cross herd; 19 cows, four calves, one Angus bull, $30,000. Jay McCranie Metter mccraniefarms@ 912-682-0909 3-year-old registered Angus bull; Al Sav Bismarck, $2,500. Gene Cantrell Shady Dale 770-312-6224 770-7061341 4-year-old Gelbvieh bull, $1,400. Debra Montford Macon 478-788-4472 478-731-2369 4.5-year-old polled Hereford bull; excellent growth and maternal traits, selling to prevent inbreeding, $2,000. Lynn Barber Manor 912-584-8442 40 Charolais-Angus cross heifers, 40 SimAngus heifers, five bred Angus cows, four registered SimAngus bulls. Kirk Little Lyons 912-326-3512 Angus and Hereford bulls; ages 18 months to 3 years, also several Angus and Hereford cows for sale. John Watson LaFayette 423-834-3457 Angus bull; 6 years old, low birth weight, excellent bull, $2,600. Gene Lindsey Union Point 706-486-2627 Angus cross bulls, 1.5 years, $1,200; and two 9 months, $950 each. George Grisel Hoschton 706-658-4713 Black Angus bulls; AI-sired by Image Maker, 878, Impression; 17 to 21 months old; gentle, $2,000 each. Vance Gafnea Whitesburg 678-4461829 Black Angus heifers, registered if desired; 11 to 14 months. Larry Sanders Hartwell 706-376-7130 Black Baldy open heifers; 7 to 9 months, mothers in pasture; $1,200 to $1,400; White Plains. call for appointment. Bob Holder Social Circle 770385-0127 Black SimAngus bulls, 17 to 27 months; TNT Scholar, Gibbs Hy rake and HY PAO bloodlines. Eddie Massey Menlo 706-862-6149 Braunvieh bull, from Ridgefield Farms, $2,500. Ricky Cox Washington 706-401-8625 Calving ease, milking ability, gentleness, registered polled Shorthorn bulls, show heifers, steers, excellent quality, Club Calf member. Ken Bridges Commerce 706-768-3480 Commercial and registered Angus bred heifers; AI-sired and bred registered Angus bulls, 20 months to 5 years. Ken McMichael Monticello 706468-2442 Eight bred registered polled Hereford cows, bred to registered polled Hereford bulls, top bloodlines. James Jeanes Macon 478-972-0912 Eight registered Black Angus bulls, 8 months,14 months, 20 months, 2 years; Objective, 5050 AI/ET/NS, calving ease, docile. K. Schwock Homer 404-735-9524 Five purebred Red Angus bulls, ranging from 8 to 20 months, moderate framed. A. Daniel LaGrange 706-8827423 Gelbvieh bulls, registered purebred; heifers, exposed to Free Agent bloodline bull. John Kiss Gainesville 770531-1126 Half Brahman, Beefmaster cow, $800; three-fourths Brahman, 15-month heifer, $700; $1,200 for both. Jan Hanson Waynesboro 706-558-1015 Halter broke show heifer, high quality replacement females; SimAngus and Shorthorn Plus; call for information. Gibson Priest Cartersville gibson31@ 770-843-4807 Hereford bull for sell, 3 years old, good EPDs. $2,500. Paul Beck Cedartown 706-506-2434 Jersey heifer; 20 months, open, extremely gentle, $900. William Gholston Dahlonega 706-867-6588 Limousin and Lim-Flex weaning-age bull calves; black and red. Kelvin Irvin Eatonton 404-569-9881 Limousin bulls, purebred, registered, reds and black, 18 months old, low birth weights; five black Limousin cows, preg-checked. Calvin Minchew Macon 478-781-0604 478-951-0197 Miniature full-blood Zebu bull; 3.5 years old, $500; full-blood Zebu cow, 6 years old, $600. William Haas Perry 478-9871789

Performance-tested black full-blood Simmental, SimAngus bulls, cow-calf pairs, heifers; AI, embryo bred, easy calving, high milk, satisfaction guaranteed. Milton Martin Jr. Clarkesville 770-519-0008 Purebred Black Angus bulls for sale; Mitty In Focus bloodline and caving ease; will register at your request. Jake Stewart Alma 912-218-6597 912-6325652 Registered Black Angus bull, born November 2012; Saugahatchee/Emblazon ABS bloodline, bred for easy calving, $2,850. Lynn Nasworthy Swainsboro 478-494-4150 478-4943291 Registered Black Angus bulls; New Design and War Alliance bloodlines, $1,500. Eugene Ridley LaFayette 706764-6110 Registered Charolais cattle; serviceage bulls, excellent bloodlines. Madison Morgan Clyo emadisonmorgan@ 912-661-3050 912-4336011 Registered Lim-Flex heifer, double black, born Sept. 21, 2013; show prospect, halter broke. Larry Walker Barnesville 770-358-2044 Registered polled Hereford bulls, gentle, rugged pasture-raised, easy calving, good EPDs and bloodlines. Bobby Brantley Tennille 478-553-8598 478-552-9328 Registered polled Hereford bulls, good EPDs, ultrasound carcass, info provided, herd certified and accredited. Larry Lane Carrollton 678-3785170 Santa Gertrudis bulls; polled, registered, breeding age, semen tested. Linda Loughridge Chatsworth 706-695-4987 Service-aged purebred Black Angus and black Simmental bulls, years of extensive AI breeding; registered. Billie Clanton Odum 912-221-1383 Simbrah stock available, heifers, cows and bulls; all are wormed and upto-date on shots. Kevin Kent Cleveland 706-3442355 Three Jersey nurse cows; three Jersey bulls, ready for service, very gentle. Charles H Johnson Carrollton 770328-1483 Two 2-year-old black Balancer bulls, $1,750 each. Paul Kelly Monticello 706-319-5930 Two Angus-Baldie cross bulls, approximately 1 year old for $800 and $880. Abu Bakr Locust Grove 404395-1670 Two Belted Galloway heifers, 12 months old. LeRoy Hurst Dewy Rose 404-863-1901 Two full-blooded polled Hereford bulls, 8 months old; May 14, 2014; all shots, wormed. David Jaillette Covington 770-786-5143 Two purebred Angus-purebred Hereford cross open heifers, age 15 months, $1,300 each. James McCallum Broxton 912-309-3842 Two registered Angus Lead On bulls; born Sept. 20, 2013, and Nov. 27, 2013; good EPDs. Jason Cope Glennville 912-6540019 Two well-bred registered Jersey heifers, 7 months old, $550 each. Wendy Scott Fort Valley scott.wendy@yahoo. com 478-954-6568


Two Hampshire-Yorkshire cross Bred Boer does; Spanish does with gilts; 11 months old, ready to breed kids; Boer and Spanish billies, both or slaughter, 300-plus pounds, $350 black and 2 years old. Gilbert Reed each. Russell Johnson Fairmount Braselton 770-967-3254 678-756-7547 706-337-5608 Certified Alpine dairy goat, registered ADGA; Doe, born Feb. 10, 2014, very Goats And Sheep sweet, debudded, $250 to $350. Kristy If you have questions regarding ads Shorr Buford 678-464-4782 in this category, call 404-656-3722. Dwarf Nigerian blue-eyed buck, $75; 1-year-old female Pygmy goat, Nigerian doe, very small, $75; both for $50. Larry Smith LaGrange 706- $135. Donna Milligan Martin 706-356416-5404 0275 2-year-old large dehorned Nubian Hair sheep rams and ewes, all ages, buck; proven, offspring on farm; $200 $100 and up; in Hinsonton, Ga. Ronor trade for Saanen buck. Lester Davis ald Brinkley Meigs rdb31765@outlook. Pearson 912-422-5646 com 229-319-0408 3-year-old pygmy male, $50 or will Katahdin ewes, born November trade for another pygmy male. Richard through January; purebred, healthy, no Day Monroe wad1954@windstream. shear, $150. Mimi Vickers Union Point net 770-267-0004 706-486-4675 ADGA American Saanen dairy goats, Katahdin lambs, ewes and rams for does in milk, doelings, bucklings; CAE- sale; born February through March free, registered. Darcy Reinagel Thom- 2014; Bullfrog Hollow Farm on Faceaston 706-646-3682 book. Teresa Coggins Ranger 770ADGA Lamancha; 2-year-old buck, 595-5229 great bloodlines. Preston Garner Bra- Kiko-Boer cross, 20 weaned bucks selton and doelings with color; 35 to 75 706-654-3423 pounds. James Willis Rupert 478-862ADGA purebred Nubians, buck and 5749 478-952-3363 doe kids, CAE-negative herd; Saada Large CAGBA registered Angora and Goldthwaite lines. Kaley Pilgrim buck, 7 years old, light tan, assertive, Hiram 404-883-9890 $350. Joyce Woodrum Hartwell jnADGA registered 6-month-old bucks 706-376-1485 for sale; herd tested for CL, CAE, Bru- Nice young does, sired by blue-eyed cellosis, Johnnes; $175. Cathy Pollard registered Nigerian Dwarf; beautiful Thomaston colors; $100 to $150. Pam Trammel El706-656-7091 lijay 770-365-8501 ADGA registered American-Saanen Nubian bucklings; three ready now; bucklings, superior genetics, show two will be ready mid-July, $150 to quality, four to choose from; one weth- $350; registered, disbudded, CD&T er, 1 year old. S. Stephens Hoschton shot done. Joan Kiser Commerce 706-654-2867 706-247-0976 African Pygmy goats from registered Nubian, Nubian-Boer cross bucks, stock, 2 months old; does, $125; bucks does, wethers, $100 and up. Jason $75. Phil Bowen Powder Springs 678- Cox Social Circle 404-925-5412 773-8736 Purebred Nubian bucklings, unregisAlpine-Oberhashli stud, born January tered, weaned, $80 and up. Lisa Rees 2014; sire registered (FL) Dame, 100 Good Hope 770-267-8279 percent, $200. Lavon Kuykendall Ac- Pygmy billy; 1.5 years, black with a worth 770-241-7393 little white, $50; text, call or email. Beth Baby Pygmy goats for sale; $60 for Vrooman Winder 404-801-5867 nannies and $50 for billy. Terry Tram- Registered, non-registered Boer and mell 1180 Mount Moriah Road Auburn Kiko goats for sale. Chris Nichols Ho30011 770-283-0236 gansville 706-594-1910 Boer bucklings and does for sale, full- Saanen proven billy; full blood, but blooded, parents on site; call for prices. no papers, $150. Gary Greenlee AlKim Barnes Meansville KimBPresley@ pharetta 770-757-5026 678-513-8625 706-975-8982 Savanna-Boer, Savanna-Kiko cross Boer goats, $100 to $300; dewormed, bucklings, 90 days old, 6-25, $125. L some mixed. Eugene Hopkins Athens D Carver Jasper 770-735-3432 770706-549-1960 312-3910 Boer-Kiko nanny goats; 3 to 5 years Six young high-percentage Kiko old, traditional, white, brown-red and bucks; bred for parasite resistance and spotted, $200 to $300. Townley Wilson growth. Tommy Waldrop Tifton 229Lexington 770-601-3612 326-3053

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GUEST COLUMN: Celebrating beef and debunking myths, one at a time Even though we like to celebrate beef 365 days a year, Gov. Nathan Deal once again signed a proclamation stating that June is Georgia Beef Month! As I work to support Georgia’s producers by promoting the wholesome beef they provide and educating consumers about beef, I come across many misconceptions and myths that are centered around beef. In BENTLEY honor of Georgia Beef Month, I’d like to spend some time debunking some of those myths and provide you with the cold, hard, beefy facts. Myth: Beef is not heart-healthy. Truth: When it comes to your health, there is no room for uncertainty, and we understand that. Despite all of the negative and backwards articles you may have read about beef being a risk factor, that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Recent research has shown that incorporating beef into your heart-healthy diet can improve cholesterol levels. The Beef in an Optimal Lean Diet, or BOLD, study proves that eating lean beef daily decreases LDL (“bad” cholesterol). So, enjoy three to four ounces of lean beef every day to maintain your heart health! Myth: Family farms are a thing of the past. Truth: One of the most gut-wrenching misconceptions out is often discussed using the dreaded term “factory farm.” Truth be told, more than 97 percent of farms and ranches in the United States are family owned and operated. Many of those operations have been passed down from generation to generation where the passion for the cattle and the beef industry runs deep. Our cattlemen will tell you that it’s in the family

blood and they will be raising those cattle until the good Lord takes them home. To them, it’s a way of life. They care for those cattle like you would your children. After all, they feed their families with the same beef they send to the grocery store for us. So, those of you looking for “home-grown beef,” look no further! Myth: Decreasing your consumption of beef will improve our sustainability. Truth: Contrary to popular belief, beef producers have reduced their environmental burden by 9 percent in five years. For cattlemen, sustainability means ensuring the land will provide for generations to come. They continually work to help preserve water quality, invest in the land and protect wildlife and native vegetation. Many cattle ranchers operate on land that would otherwise not be utilized because not all land is suitable for crop production. Go ahead; enjoy that steak or burger while cattlemen continually strive to improve our sustainability. Join us in celebrating beef and our 15,000 cattle producers from around the state who work each and every day to provide us with this safe, wholesome protein we find neatly packaged and ready for us at the meat case. Happy Beef Month, Georgia! Suzanne Bentley is the director of industry information and public relations for Georgia Beef Board. She works to promote and educate consumers across Georgia to fulfill the mission of the Beef Checkoff. Bentley is a May 2013 graduate of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College with a degree in diversified agriculture. She lives in Ashburn, Ga., with her husband Daniel. For more information about Georgia Beef Board and Beef Month, visit or call 478-474-6560.

TRAIL: Path winds through south Georgia farms, wineries and more From Page 1

Georgia Grown Trail 37 makes its official debut on June 2 as Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary W. Black, center, cuts the ribbon at the route’s dedication ceremony while surrounded by representatives of the 24 tour stops. Trail 37 is the first officially branded Georgia Grown trail in the state. Photo courtesy Jerry Connell

two-day tour, an Eastern tour and a Western tour. There are also plans for a “Taste of the Trail” event featuring chefs and ingredients plucked from the tour stops’ fields. Connell said Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary W. Black told him that Trail 37 might be the first Georgia Grown trail, but it wouldn’t be the last. Upcoming agriculture-related trails include Highway 41 from Forsyth to Valdosta, Ga., traveling from north to south Georgia; the North Georgia Farm Trail, which has already been voted on by the commission but not the legislature; and the existing Farmeander in Morgan and Newton counties, Norton said. There is also a Scenic Byway for Enduring Farmland in Pulaski and Wilcox counties, though it is not decided yet whether that route will pursue becoming a Georgia Grown trail. There are certain requirements a trail must meet with the Georgia Grown Commodity Commission and the state legislature before becoming a Georgia Grown Trail. Legislation for Trail 37 was introduced during

the 2013 session to designate the route and instruct the Georgia Department of Transportation to create and install signs. Trail 37 is managed as a nonprofit and tour stops, with the help of grant money, cover advertising and promotion costs, Connell said. The trail is another step in agriculture becoming a highlight of the state’s tourism industry, which brought in a record high of $53.6 billion in 2013, according to a Department news release. “We know that tourism in the state of Georgia is a big business and tourism is economic development in the truest sense of the word. … Agritourism is very big and is getting much bigger,” Connell said. “Why wouldn’t it follow that our biggest industry, agriculture, foster a bigger industry in agritourism for people interested in how agriculture works and where their food comes from and how these things grow?” Summer intern Maggie Dudacek contributed to this story.

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June is, aside from Christmas, one of my favorite times of the year. The weather is beautiful, the temperatures are warm, people aren’t in disastrous moods because they’re about to go on vacations … oh, and it’s Georgia Beef and Dairy Month. We commemorated Dairy Month in the June 11 issue, and I sacrificed myself to eat the leftover photo props from the front page. Let me tell y’all something, few things make my taste buds tingle these days the way peppermint ice cream and gelato do! But no matter how much I enjoy ice cream (and yogurt, frozen yogurt, Greek yogurt, milk, cream, butter …) beef is king of my menu. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a proud meatetarian who’s eaten everything, quite literally, from head to tail derived from a number of animal species, but there’s just something about beef that makes my heart grow three sizes bigger. My first foray into the beef world was as a college junior on the Georgia Beef Team. This was a group of students that went out on weeknights to grocery stores and handed out samples and talked to customers about beef. The things that people thought – or insisted that they “knew” – about beef was astounding. Through two years of Georgia Beef Team and 1.5 years working with Georgia Cattlemen’s Association and Georgia Beef Board, I would like to say that I’ve heard it all during ag days, trade shows and other events, but what I’ve seen and heard is probably not even close: u Beef comes from (insert animal name here). Nope, beef does not come from pigs. Or deer. Or horses (sorry for that dig, Europe …). It comes from cattle. u The only way to eat a steak is well-done to kill off bacteria. Whoops, nope, this is incorrect! Fun fact about cooking beef, steaks and roasts do not need to be cooked well-done in order to kill any foodbourne bacteria. A good sear on the surface and rare to mediumrare cooking temperatures will do the trick because the inside of that cut is not exposed to surfaces that could harbor such organisms. Ground beef, however, needs to be cooked to medium or mediumwell inside because when you grind beef, the entire surface area of everything on the outside and inside of that burger touches equipment at some point, so a higher cooking temperature is required for food safety. u You know it’s a boy cow if it has horns. First things first, “boy cows” are actually bulls (intact males), steers (castrated males) or bullocks (males castrated at an older age). Cows are adult females that have had a calf. Second thing, a bovine’s sex does not determine whether or not it has horns, so female cattle can be horned and male cattle can be polled (no horns). u Calf vs. calve. A quick lesson: A calf is a baby bovine. Calve is the verb meaning “to give birth to a calf.” Calves is the plural of calf. So cows calve calves or sometimes they just calve a calf. Try saying that five times fast! u Would you like sauce with your steak? Unless you’re eating something that’s been dried, reheated, boiled, pounded and then regrilled … your answer to this should be a very loud “NO.” Beef has a flavor all of its own. It’s savory and distinct from other domestic meats and you don’t need to mask it with a sauce, especially a steak. My cousin Rachel, who I love to death, learned my stance on this issue very well recently during a family trip. She bought KETCHUP to put on her high-choice Certified Hereford FILET MIGNON. And then wondered why I lecture her about it for 10 minutes at the supper table. I could go on for days talking about beef, but I’ll leave you with this (since I know you’re dying to put down the paper and go cook one of those recipes on page seven). The Georgia beef industry is one of the nation’s best. 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ARTY’S GARDEN: Anise-scented salvia deserves our attention The violet-blue flowers of Though the dark blue flowers anise-scented salvia (Salvia may not be eye-popping attention guaranitica) do not grab your grabbers for us, they do catch the attention and demand you look eye of any hummingbird passing at them the way the saucer-sized through. It is not unusual to see flowers of a dahlia or the vibrant hummingbirds ignore showier blooms of a daylily do, but that flowers for this salvia’s nectaris OK. rich blooms. It is invaluable if Blue flowers, even violet-blue you want to attract hummers. ones, are hard to come by. The Consider planting aniseflowers of anise-scented salvia scented salvia along with annuals are welcome for that reason and perennials such as tropical alone. But that is not the only or Texas sage (Salvia coccinea), reason I include this perennial Mexican bush sage, goldenrods, salvia in my garden. native asters, canna, monarda, The dark flowers of anisephysostegia, garden phlox, scented salvia look good with Mexican sunflower, Turk’s cap practically any color flower mallow and seashore mallow planted next to them. I created (Kosteletskya virginica). It also some hideous color combinations works in plantings with shrubs ANISE-SCENTED SALVIA’S blue flowers are appropriate for such as French hydrangea, dwarf in my day, but I can’t think of a patriotic bouquet. anything that doesn’t look good pomegranate and golden-leaved next to anise-scented salvia. abelia. Most perennials have a short period of blooming, but While anise-scented salvia is not attention-grabbing, anise-scented salvia keeps on going. It may begin in late it certainly deserves our attention. Look for it at Georgia May and continue into October. That is hard to beat. And nurseries and garden centers. anise-scented salvia it is not a demanding plant. It does not demand any fertilizer or special soil. It will grow in Arty Schronce is the Department’s resident gardenfull sun to half shade. Its tuberous roots make it drought- ing expert. He is a lifelong gardener and a horticulture tolerant so that it can get through dry periods with little graduate of North Carolina State University who encouror no supplemental water. ages everyone to discover the fascinating world of plants.

Atlanta City Council passes urban agriculture zoning ordinance By Dallas Duncan ly.

Georgia’s biggest city just got a little more farm-friend-

Atlanta City Council members passed a new urban agriculture zoning ordinance earlier this month, the product of four years’ of drafting, redrafting and presentation by the Atlanta Local Food Initiative, which allows for community gardens and market gardens to dot the metro landscape. “This is a great start, laying the legal foundation that can support education and production farms in the city of Atlanta as well as community gardens. And it’s a great way for us to foster new growth and our local food movement in this area,” Julie Self, former director of ALFI, said during a press conference on June 10. Urban agriculture is defined as the production of crops and animals that are distributed around a city to feed the local population, said Suzanne Girdner, executive director of ALFI. “Before the ordinance, there were not positive rights for residents to farm or garden. It meant that the public or neighbors of a garden or farm could challenge a garden or farm operation as a public nuisance,” Girdner said. “It was an unrecognized use of land in the zoning code … Also, it meant that market gardeners could not apply for a business license.” The ordinance lays legal infrastructure for existing growers by expressly permitting community gardens and market gardens, giving producers confidence to continue their work without interference or the threat of being closed down, she said. It allows for various methods of food production, excluding livestock and bees, which are already addressed in Atlanta’s zoning code. “In cities across America, zoning ordinances are being amended right now to promote urban agriculture,” said Mindy Goldstein, director of Turner Environmental Law Clinic at the Emory University School of Law. “Local food production is a local issue. We decided to remove the red tape and a lot of the complicated requirements … And what we managed to do … is prepare a streamlined ordinance that really will allow growers to grow food in this city without being super worried about all the kind of loopholes and legal technicalities that some folks in other cities are being faced with.” Other Georgia areas are working to pass similar ordinances, including Savannah, Augusta, East Point and

DeKalb County, Girdner said. Goldstein said that if Atlanta can pass such an ordinance, there’s no reason why other areas in Georgia cannot. “Atlanta is the capital of the South. We’re the leading city, we lead the South. So what happens here has a reverberating effect throughout the entire region,” said K. Rashid Nuri, chief executive officer and president of Atlanta’s Truly Living Well farm. “This urban agriculture zoning policy in place, it will enable us … to provide leadership not only to this region, but to the entire country.” The ordinance affects more than just Atlanta farmers, however. “We do all understand how important that is from a health standpoint, from a food desert standpoint … to have vacant lots in town to legally have both urban gardens and market gardens,” Atlanta City Council member Mary Norwood said. “It is a huge step in the right direction for Atlanta, for preserving green space, for enhancing our communities throughout the whole city.” Ceasar Mitchell, Atlanta City Council president, said the policy tackles three things. “No. 1, addressing the issue of food security. Having an urban agricultural ordinance in place allows for all of you … to proliferate the availability of the food. The sky is the limit. The second thing I believe is that this is an opportunity for us to educate young people. This is a place where people will really gain an appreciation for not just urban agriculture, but you can produce your own food,” he said. “For the third thing, we are really on the precipice of really creating a strong, entrepreneurial economic development kind of movement as it relates to urban agriculture. It’s something we need in our city.” Girdner said the ordinance’s passage is a “perfect recipe” for the city’s continued transformation into a farmfriendly area. “Take a disused or abandoned parcel of land, mix in garden plots, neighbors, gardeners, seeds and water, and you will get a more resilient community that’s eating healthy local food,” she said. “Agriculture has a way of revitalizing a community as it builds self-sufficiency. Urban ag is critical in offering healthy meal options to residents with few options or access to fresh produce. This is particularly important as the state looks at addressing the issue of obesity and food deserts, which exist in urban and rural areas.” Summer intern Maggie Dudacek contributed to this story.



Editor’s Note: Who needs Hamburger Helper when you’ve got the Market Bulletin? Here’s an easy dinner that only takes minutes to prepare and serves up to five. It’s a quick, kid-friendly way to celebrate Georgia Beef Month, and you can extend the celebration by doubling the recipe and freezing half for a later meal! Ingredients: ½ box elbow macaroni 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 cup bell pepper, chopped 1 cup onion, chopped 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped 1 pound ground beef

2 cups canned, crushed tomatoes 1 teaspoon each dried basil and oregano Salt and pepper, to taste 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. 2. Cook macaroni according to package directions. 3. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven. Sauté bell pepper, onion and garlic. Add ground beef and cook until brown. Drain if desired. 4. Add tomatoes, spices, salt and pepper. 5. Place in a casserole dish and top with cheese. Bake until cheese melts.

Coca-Cola beef marinade

Editor’s Note: A cut of beef that’s been soaked in Coke? Yes! It will be tasty on its own as the center protein or served atop a salad or grains. Ingredients: 1/2 cup Coca-Cola ½ cup Italian salad dressing ¼ cup vegetable oil Juice of one lemon

½ cup low-sodium soy sauce ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce 1 to 2 pounds flat iron or flank steak, or London broil

Instructions: 1. Combine Coke, dressing, oil, lemon juice and sauces together in a non-reactive container or food storage bag. 2. Pour marinade over beef. Marinate eight hours or overnight. 3. Grill beef seven to 10 minutes on each side, basting with additional marinade, or until cut reaches an internal temperature of at least 145 degrees Fahrenheit. 4. Let beef rest several minutes before slicing.



Spanish billy, 3 years old, 200 pounds; $200 or trade for Boer mix, proven breeder of same age, weight. Ricky Walsingham Jackson 770-5040022 Two female goats (not Pygmy), 6 months to 2 years old, need delivery; located in Milner, Ga. Nancy Harp Barnesville 770-358-3884 Two Savannah-Boer bucks, $800 each; 5-month-old Boer-Kiko buck, $200; breed size and durability into your herd. Laura Shenk East Dublin 478-290-5774 Young red Boer cross bucks, $150; red Boer-Kiko does, $225. John Moore Taylorsville 404-277-5554 Young registered Kiko bucks and doelings, $250; also, 11-month KikoSpanish buck, $175. John Woodruff Tifton 229-388-0677

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Equine At Stud If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-656-3722. Abes skipa Leo, palomino Quarter Horse; Hancock, Leo bloodline; nice mover, good disposition; $350 plus $10 per day mare care. Rodney Alldredge White 205-617-3479

Equine Miscellaneous If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-656-3722. 16 Buford saddlery, cutter saddle, etc., $650; WP show bridles with silver reins and bit; $165 each. Katie Fishburn Monroe 770-715-4213 16-foot Gooseneck stock trailer, just painted, rudder mats, great tires, always under cover, always horse trailer, pulls great, $2,800. Smith Wilson Athens 706338-4646

1998 WW three-horse stock trailer, bumper pull, escape door, dividers, dressing room, electric brakes; needs TLC, $2,500. Vicky Toporek Homer 706-6771122 2000 Ponderosa,16x6-foot bumper pull horse stock trailer, paint, tires, no rust, excellent condition, $2,300 OBO. Wayne Green Bremen 770-841-6815 2003 Shadow aluminum three-horse slant-load trailer with living quarters; eight-foot SW; photos available; $16,000. Delmar Finco Watkinsville 706-769- 852 Amish doctor’s buggy; very good condition; new brakes, kept under cover, $1,900. Cary Dupree Dahlonega 770-654-7159 Circle Y dk oil; lots of silver matching breastplate, Courbette all-purpose huntseat, 17 and 1/2. Aimee Costales Gay 678-596-7564 706-538-6622 Homemade road cart with brakes and motorcycle wheels; couple of bridles and harness, $300. Bennie May Warrenton 706-465-2954 Horse cart, full size, two-wheel Meadowbrook oak, iron, great condition, elegent, $650. Susan Prugh Buckhead 678-596-8177 Horse-drawn buggy for sale, good condition; add the horse and you are ready to ride. Carlton Williams Albany 229-881-5560 Hot Walker, four-horse, hydraulic drive, excellent working condition, $2,100. Bill Batts Barnesville 478-3943478 One-horse wagon, like new, made four years ago, used twice, new master cylinder and tires, $900. Edward McCarty Alma 912-632-6015 Pasture board available on 40-acre horse farm; arena, round pen, trailer parking included; $125 per horse, negotiable. Nicole Todd Milner 678-9723280 Still looking for “Doc,” old swayback barrel horse sold to a girl in Gainesville. Roger Keebaugh Gainesville 770-869-7941 Three roping saddles, all excellent condition with pads, blankets, $300 each OBO on all. Ron Smith Hampton 770-227-0504 Wofford 14-inch saddle, hardwood tree, roughout seat; can be used for roping, $350 OBO. R. Vest Jefferson 770-634-5582

Boarding Facilities If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-656-3722. Advertisers must submit a current staple license in order to advertise boarding and breeding facilities. Ads submitted without this information will not be published. For questions regarding licenses and applications, call 404-656-3713. Home for retired horses; pasture, barn, free choice hay; daily feeding, care; stable license 11940. Joe Douglas Villa Rica 770-402-6590 Horse boarding on a family farm; pastures, barn stalls and utilities. Ronnie Mitchell Grayson 770-235-6623

Poultry/Fowl For Sale If you have any questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-656-3722. Mallard ducks must be at least three generations removed from the wild before they can be advertised. Advertisers must include this information in ads, or they will not be published. 1-week to 16-week-old chicks for sale, $4 to $10; lavender Americanas, light Brahmas, Wyandottes and others. Matt McCord Bowdon 404-535-1294 11-month-old red Sexlink laying hens, $15 each. Paul Frantz Abbeville 229-423-7350 12 brown-egg layers, just started laying; three Dom. hens, seven bantams, males and females, $200 for all. V. T Batchelor Barnesville 770-358-2664 12 Dominique hens, one roooster, 14 months old, laying good, $12 each. Michael Burt Dawsonville 706-864-8591 15 varieties: peafowl, javas, whites, spaldings and more; 1 year and older, male and female. Ray Watts Macon 478-3613468 18 weeks; red Sexlinks, Buffs, Rhode Island Reds; begin laying first of July, $16 each. Kyle Smith Madison 678898-5266

2-week-old guineas, $2.50 each, no shipping. Mack Chambers Vidalia 912223-6743 20 midget white turkeys, 3 to 4 weeks old, $10 or all for $150. Curtis Musgrove Bainbridge 229-662-3235 2014 chicks: Red Golden pheasants, Impeyan pheasants, Java Green peachicks, Eastern turkeys; 2010 India Blue peahens. Herb Tart Cumming 770-841-5713 25 Deleware pullets for sale; hatched Feb. 27, 2014; $375 for all or $17 each. Carlos Leach Stockbridge 770-9106989 6 year old Black Shoulder peacock and 2 black shoulder hens, $350. Diane Hall Macon 478-808-9128 75 Rhode Island Red chicks weekly, few Barred Rocks; 0 to 20, $3 each; 20 to 50 $2 each; 50-plus $1.50 each. Travis Ellington Senoia 678-787-9341 Adult geese; Chinese white, African grey, crosses, $25 each or a pair $40; call, text, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Barry Gwilt Conyers 404-539-7435 All breeds of chicks for sale, please call; starting at $4. Angel Pollan Barnesville 770-713-2280 All-natural day-old brown egg breeds, professionally sexed, ship year-round, NPIP certified. Bob Berry Ray City 229-455-6437 Americauna pullets; hatched April 5, 2014; $11; Buff Orpingtons, Cuckoo Marans and Rhode Island Red hatched June 2, 2014, $7; vaccinated. Alan Sanders Blairsville hhound@brmemc. net 706-745-3884 Baby chicks, various ages; American Dominique, buff Orpington, Rhode Island Red, pure breeds; reasonable prices, call for availability. Monte Poitevint Lakeland 229-482-3854 Baby chicks: R.J. Reds, silver Wyandottes, buff Brahmas, Red Stars, Black Giants, $1 each. Gary Ridley LaFayette 706-638-1911 Baby guineas, just hatched, ringneck doves and grown roosters, Covington S guinea. Sandra Smith Covington 770-786-6227 770-337-0160 Baby peacocks, $15 each; leave message. Willie Keen Perry 478-9873687 Bantam rooster and eight hens, $50. Robert Chambers Flowery Branch 770-967-6422 Bantams for sale; Japs, Cochins, Ohikis and some mixed, fancy roosters. Libby Deal Social Circle deal4826@ 770-464-0046 Blue, splash Orpington hatching eggs, $20 per dozen; shipping add $13; NPIP. Katie Goodman Toccoa 706-886-8624 850-974-8490 Bourbon red turkeys for sale: tom, two hens, six poults. $150 for all or sell individually. Jannie Thombley Forsyth 678-218-8021 Chicks and hens, some roosters; black copper Marans, Ameraucana, olive eggers and Silkies, 6 weeks to 18 months. Frank Grove Macon 478-7195180 Ducks: from SQ Holderread birds; Penciled Runners, greys, whites, Saxony, Dutch Hookbills, $10 on some mini-ducks; Tufted Buff goose. Laurie Durgin Summerville ladurgin@msn. com 706-857-1178 Falon Indian Runner ducks, selling 1 year old, pairs only; day sleeper. Hank Cole Augusta 762-333-4961 Four hens, four roosters for sale. Paul Williams Conyers 770-483-6038 Fresh java blue peacock eggs, to a good home, $7 each. Rrichard Haigler Hiawassee 706-896-2181 Game fowl from proven stock; hatch roundheads, crosed and pure; also a few other breeds, good honest fowl. Matt Hewell Alma 912-286-0234 Game fowl sweater and gray stags; some crossbred, some pure. Al Byrd Whigham 229-977-8379 Game roosters: Bennett; pure hatch, green leg, $100 each; 1, 2 years; black Japanese Shamos pairs, $125 per pair. Terry Elmore Macon 478-737-7507 Golden Comet 2014 pullet, should begin laying late summer. D. Hinson Yatesville 770-468-6254 Hatched April 2014; 15 game roosters, $2 each or $15 for all; bring your own cage. Annette Combs Hephzibah 706-592-1030

Heritage Narragansett turkey poults, $10 each, straight-runs only, eggs, $50 per dozen plus shipping. Kenneth Spear Chickamauga 706-539-2423 Lavender Orpington and f-black copper Maran chicks. Robert Qualls Mineral Bluff 706374-0996 Many varieties of pullets: Rhode Island, Dominque, red comets starting at $12 each. Blake Johnson Millen 706214-3710 McMurray Hatchery; show quality, golden lace Wyandottes. hatched April 2014. roosters, one pair available, $10 each. Patrea Pabst Dewy Rose 706-213-1197 Old English show quality, splash quail, blue quail, Columbian, blue brassy back, B.B. red, fawn duckwing; others. Randy Shoemake Carrollton 678-7969222 Peacocks: healthy, range-free, friendly females, $75 and $100. Nancy Dougherty Carrollton 770-832-9345 Peacocks: Indis Blue male, PurpleShoulder male; tame, hand-fed, $175 each. Bob Courtney Macon 478-7884888 Red King utility pigeons, $15; black homing pigeons, $10. Terrell Paulk Warm Springs 706-663-9400 Rhode Island Red chicks, $1.50 each; brown eggs, $2 per dozen; hatching eggs, $5 per dozen. Scott Clark Nashville 229-686-2778 Rhode Island Red pullets, also New Hampshire Red pullets, healthy. Brian Sturdy Dahlonega 706-865-9201 Rhode Island-New Hampshire cross rooster,1 year old. Robert Ingram Blairsville 706-745-5356 706-994-4217 Royal Palm turkeys; red Royal Palm brahmas, BLRW, FBCM, adults, chicks, hatching eggs, poults. Beth Hall Douglasville 770-833-3320 Seven Rhode Island Red hens; 1 year old, big brown eggs, good layers. Julian Dent Lincoln 706-359-3580 Six Rhode Island Red pullets; 5 months old, laying soon, $15. James Dickerson Mauk 229-649-5651 Straight run baby Dominiques, $1.25 each; Guineas, $2 each; possible other breeds and ages available, hatching weekly. Seth Weaver Ellijay 706-6690524 Three Bronze turkeys, one tom and two hens, $150 for all. Alana Hayes Douglasville 404-567-1192 Trio Khaki Campbell ducks; 6 months old, $25. Darren Wilkes Demorest 706-768-2683 Two pair blue laced, red Wyandotte, $60 per pair; five Welsumer hens, $30 each; Blue Orpington eggs, $40 per dozen. Donald Allen Snellville 404578-7758 White Leghorn pullets, Barred Rocks, laying; Black Java pairs; Thai hens and Barred Rock chicks. Brian Fowler Monroe 678-602-6291 White Leghorn roosters, 1 year old; free range, have six at $15 each. Nic Sparacia Lawrenceville 678-896-0103 Wyandotte roosters and two hens; not for fighting or eating; hens laying, $15 for all. Mary Barrett Waleska 404457-6671 Young turkeys for sale; born May; Bronze and Narragansett mixed, $7 each. Pat Hanks Dawsonville 706531-4351

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014 Bobwhite, Coturnix quail eggs, $70 for 100, $140 for 500, $270 for 1,000; Willie Strickland Pooler 912-748-5769

Poultry/Fowl Wanted Female peacock; Douglasville area. Mike Shepard Douglasville 678-7783659 Game hens for my son; not looking for specifics, just some hens. David Inscore Covington 770-841-9075 Little Bantam rooster (red); near Monticello, Ga. Lorene Durden Monticello 706-468-1834 Old English Golden Duckwing pullet or hen, needs to be close to Loganville, Ga. Misalam Pohlel Loganville 770466-8059 Two male and three female Mallard ducks. Harold A Tatum Ludowici 912545-9285 Want to buy some Old English game Bantams, B.b. Reds, Ginger Reds, black Breasted reds, Red Pyle. Lee Adams Macon 478-228-1782 Young pigeons. Olivia Massey Toccoa 706-282-0617

ALTERNATIVE LIVESTOCK If you have questions regarding this category, call 404-656-3722. Alpacas for sale: females as low as $500; fiber males available. Lisa Corbicz Rockmart circlecalpacas@yahoo. com 678-247-5331 Alpacas for sale: some as low as $500 OBO. Deborah Rodriguez Commerce 706-336-6683 Baby llamas for sale; 8 months to 1 year old, beautiful color, three males, one female. Marsha Randolph Locust Grove 678815-1999 Buffalo heifer calf, 4 months old; $900. Jeff Gray Hartwell 706-7171531 Downsizing our alpaca herd; great genetics and pedigrees, great prices; Melissa Reeder Clarkesville 706-7549716 Male llama, 2 years old, $250. Glenn Knight Rentz 478-989-4555 Male Suri llama for sale; 3 years old, walks on lead rope; shown in halter, performance; $1,000. Louise Meadows Evans 706-726-3195 Two llamas, both part Appaloosa; one male (4 years), one female (15 months); both for $1,000. Joe Cronan McDonough 770-957-4761

Alternative Livestock Requiring Permit/License

If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-656-3722. Advertisers selling fallow deer, axis deer, sika deer, elk, red deer, reindeer and caribou must submit a current deer farming license with their ads. Ads submitted without this license will not be published. If you are faxing or mailing in an ad, the license needs to be sent along with it. For ads submitted online, the license can be attached using the attachments button. For information about the deer farming license, contact the Poultry/Fowl Requiring Georgia Department of Agriculture at 404-656-3667. For information on Permit/License other hoofed stock, excluding llamas If you have questions regarding this and buffalo, contact the Georgia Decategory, call 404-656-3722. partment of Natural Resources at Advertisers selling wood ducks must 770-761-3044. submit a USDA permit with their ad. Ads for wood ducks that do not have this permit will not be published. For information on these permits, call the If you have questions regarding ads in US Fish & Wildlife Service Atlanta of- this category, call 404-656-3722. fice at 404-679-7319. Advertisers sell- 50-plus 700- to 900-pound heifers or ing quail must be accompanied by a yearlings at market price. Carl Weaver copy of the commercial quail breed- Bartow 478-625-0480 941-468-4471 er’s license. Ads for quail that do not American Chinchilla rabbits. Ann Dahave this license will not be published. vis 1412 Doodle Hill Rd NE Townsend For information on these licenses, call 31331 912-832the Georgia Department of Natural 4402 Resources Wildlife Resources Division at 770-918-6401. If you are faxing Brush or Pygmy goats, within short or mailing in an ad, the permit/license distance of Hampton, Ga. Jim Snow needs to be sent along with it. For ads Hampton 678-834-5624 submitted online, the permit/license California Buck, good breeding stock. can be attached using the attach- Jon Richardson Smithville 229-3950752 ments button. Bobwhite quail, flight conditioned, Haflinger mare, 2 to 6 years old; 50 now available for the 2014 season, call to 54 inches; broke or unbroken, must for pricing. Rembert Hancock Fair- be gentle. Ellieque Allegood Moultrie 229-941-2010 mount 404-376-0550 706-337-5711


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014 One male Pygmy or Dwarf goat; must be dehorned, prefer born with no horns; around Spalding County area. Darrell Dotson Griffin 678-326-9357 Standard donkey to live with my goats. Erin Johnson Carrollton 937901-5479 Want half-breed dairy heifers for $200; can bottle feed, would like to find a Nubian-Oberhasli buckling. Gerald Garnto Maysville 706-335-2226

LIVESTOCK HANDLING If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-656-3722. 16-foot Stoll cattle trailer, Gooseneck model, excellent condition, center gate, $4,200. Joseph Lee Hogansville 706-881-7492 16-foot WW livestock, horse trailer with new floor, $3,000. Tammy Anderson Elberton 770-403-8964 20-foot Gooseneck stock trailer, great condition, $4,000. Tara Cannon Box Springs 706-681-1719 229-314-0627 24-foot Sooner Gooseneck aluminum cattle trailer. Michael Sirmans Milledgeville 478-456-9594 28-foot stock trailer; in good shape, triple axle, asking $5,000. Randall Ruff Elberton 706-498-4344 Goat trailer, 5x8 with metal sides, wire top, very good condition; new tires, $550. Vicky Logan Plains 229-9380094 Gooseneck cow trailer; 12-foot, $1,000. Penny McMahan Homer 770654-8588 Long steel cattle body, fits longbed truck, good condition, $100. Carl Sanders Oglethorpe 706-743-3436 Metal cattle body, fits eight-foot, bed, $100. Mel Davidson Gray 478-9540187 New 120-pound super heavy cattle panels or complete livestock chute systems, delivered to you free. Anthony Carpenter Buckhead 706-318-1979 Two Gooseneck stock trailers,16-foot aluminum, escape and cut gate, 7,000 axles, $6,500; 24-foot steel, two cut gates, $4,500. Mark Woodham Madison 404-379-8037 WayPig litter scale, $200; metal goat V-Trough feeders, $40; goat mineral dispenser, $15. Chris Saye Watkinsville 706-540-8447

RABBITS If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-656-3722. 5-week-old rabbits, $5; grown doe, $7. B. K Wilson Round Oak 478-9869609 Baby rabbits for sale; New Zealand mix, $10 each; born May 3, several colors. Kim Owen Rockmart 404-3940591 Bunnies: Netherland Dwarf, Mini Lop, New Zealand Red; call for appointment. Jacque Garry Bowdon 404-4092352 Dutch bucks; black, blue, chocolate; breeding age, $20 and up; call after 5 p.m. Tommy Whittle Thomaston 404502-7025 Lilac (rare breed) program; one buck, three does (two bred); all for $250; Californian babies for show, brood, meat. Jo Roy Aragon SilverBellRabbitry@ 585-369-7073 Meat rabbits New Zealand Red, $30. Vivian Cason-Marks Jasper 770-7150771 New Zealand born March 19, 2014; Californian bunnies born May 1, 2014; $20; Ashley Farm on Facebook. Sabrina Ashley Murrayville ashleysga@ 706-482-8345 New Zealand White baby rabbits; solid white, black, grey and white, 14 weeks old, $12. James Cox Leesburg 229-733-0363 New Zealand, Californians, Lion Heads, Rex and San Juan; juniors and seniors; in Morgan County. Morgan Jackson Griffin 770-841-0706 New Zealands, New Zealand-Californian mix, purebred Silver Foxes; call 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., inside 285. Lenny Stevenson Atlanta 404-867-9525 Rabbits for sale, $8 to $12 each. W. W. Abney Franklin 770-301-5658 Rabbits for sale: assorted colors, $10 to $20. Kelly Lane Covington 404-5583028

FARMERS AND CONSUMERS MARKET BULLETIN – 404-656-3722 Selectively cross-bred meat rabbits; 2014 fescue, 4x5 rolls in barn, no earmites, worm issues; males sev- sprayed and fertilized. Charlie Chastain en to nine pounds, females six to eight Talking Rock 770-893-9013 pounds, starting $5. Joshua Garner 2014 fescue, orchardgrass mix; netNewnan 678-617-3056 wrapped in field, tested: protein 8.5 percent, RFQ 107.6, $38 per roll. Patrick Halloran Arnoldsville 706-6143009 If you have questions regarding ads in 2014 first cutting, $35; 4x5 round, dry this category, call 404-656-3722. All feed, hay and grain ads must in- in barn; delivery available. Jim Sibley clude the variety offered for sale. Ads Woodbury 404-434-8081 for mulch hay will not be accepted in 2014 mixed bermuda, fescue; 4x5 this category; they will be published round bales, $55, horse quality, rainin the Fertilizers & Mulches category. free in barn, fertilized; 4x5 round bale $20; 2014 4x5 rolls of hay in the field; mulch, $25. Guy Seals Hiram 770good hay; Carrollton, Bowdon area. 942-3759 2014 ryegrass; 4x6 John Deere netJohn Weaver Bowdon 404-316-9099 $30; 4x4 rolls fescue hay, 2014 in wrapped, stored in barn, $50; can debarn, fertilized, rain-free; 2013 mulch liver. William Stevens Gray 478-214hay, $10 per roll. Walter Henson Ellijay 1257 706-264-4477 300 5x4 rolls, coastal bermuda and ‘14 fescue, 4x4 half-rolls, 800 to 900 bahia hay for sale, $20 per roll. Walter pounds, fertilized, under cover, $40. Dominy McIntyre 478-946-2621 478Don Schultz Pine Mountain 706-881- 233-1037 7382 4x5 round bales, bermuda, weed‘14 mixed hay, fertilized, coastal; free, $30 for nine or fewer; $25 for 10 round bales, $35; square bales by or- or more. John Gibson Newborn 470der. Leonard Kinsley Perry 478-714- 336-8721 9900 Appoximately 40 acres John Deere, ‘14 rye, clover mix; fertilized, limed, 5x6 round bermuda hay bales, $10 per square bales; $5 field, $5.50 barn; bale. Bobbie H McLemore Weaverly net-wrapped 4x6 round, $47 field, $52 Hall 706-582-2595 barn. Dave Garwood Sandy Springs Approximately 12 acres fescue; free 770-354-2085 to be cut and baled. Todd Alewine ‘14; Tift 44, excellent horse quality Eastanollee 770-616-8619 hay, dry in barn, $5 each. Paige Bullock Bermuda, fescue, rye hay, heavily ferDallas 770-445-2107 tilized, rain-free, horse quality, $7 per 10 acres fescue hay or mulch, free. square, $50 per round, delivery quanJW Landress Lawrenceville 770-380- tity available. S. Stana Carrollton 7702516 241-3201 10-plus acres of grass hay; you Coastal mix, fall 2013, square bales, cut, bale and haul away, $500 for enstored in loft, rain-free; 10-bale minitire crop, worth $1,500-plus. Melissa Strickland Byron southernhomesales@ mum, $4.50 each. W. Abrams Milner 770-228-3865 478-919-8106 14 rye grass, fertilized with chicken Coastal, bahia mix; 800- to litter, 4x5 rolls, $40 under shed, $35 1,000-pound bales, baled with Claas outside. Dan Barnes Jackson 770- baler, $60 inside, $35 to $45 outside; $25 mulch. Coy Baker Loganville 770366-3734 2013 coastal bermuda hay; 4x5 466-4609 round, square bales and mulch hay. Cow hay, bermuda, fescue mix, Larry Morgan Lizella 478-972-5977 $20 per bale; delivery available. Otha Knight Social Circle 770-403-9422 478-781-1990 2013 fescue hay; large square bales, Cow hay, fescue, bermuda mix, 4x5 $350. Harry Hughes Warm Springs roll, May 2014 cut, $25 per roll. Gene Quick Newnan 678-776-1859 706-655-2475 2013 fescue, bermuda mix hay; 4x5 Cow, goat and mulch hay; square round, $40; square bales, $4.50; mulch bales only. Jimmy Waldrep Forsyth hay, square bales, $2.75, round, $25. 478-994-0701 Ricky Anderson Taylorsville 404-402- Fescue, bermuda, premium horse 8470 quality, fertilized, rain-free; 4x5 2013 fescue, bermuda mix; 4x5 rolls, rounds, $55; squares $5.50; quantity fertilized, in barn, net-wrapped. Glen discount. Rex Palmer Auburn 770Whitley Bethlehem 770-867-2718 867-9589 770-307-7098 Fescue, bermuda; 5x5 round bales, 2013 fescue, mixed hay, 4x5 rolls or $45, covered. David Smith Mcsquare bales; barn-stored, delivery Donough 770-853-9433 770-954available. Jimmy Payne Rockmart 1253 404-557-8448 Hay, 4x5 tight rolls, 2014 berrmuda 2013 hay; mulch, fescue rolls, $15. mix, $400; delivered (15 rolls). David Syresa Pilcher Covington 770-356- Rackley Lexington 706-410-5784 5287 478-230-0060 2014 5x5, rye, fescue, unwrapped High quality alfalfa hay, $12 dollars rolls, weed-free, $40; square bales, per bale. Mark Browning Yatesville $4.50. Ray Gilbert Bishop 706-769- 478-952-5610 706-472-3000 5820 706-296-4360 Round bales, orchard, fescue grass, 2014 alicia and marshall rye mix; well- rain-free, 4x4, $18 per roll, delivery fertilized, 4x5 bales for cows and hors- available. Ron Smith LaFayette jpees, $55. Clifford Hancock Hephzibah 706-537-8841 706-799-2488 2014 alicia hay, 4x5 net-wrapped, Taking orders: bermuda, fescue horse quality, well-fertilized, weed-free, square bales, horse quality, $3 in field. delivery available. Paul Harris Patter- Lawrence Shadix Villa Rica 770-6050222 son 912-670-0222 2014 coastal and fescue-coastal Top quality 2014 tested alicia, russell mix, square and round bales; taking hay: round, square, sheltered; delivery orders to pick up behind baler. Jane available; free storage through March Askew Rutledge McDonough 678- 2015. Heath Pittman Vidalia 912-2932535 912-537-9721 372-6443 2014 coastal bermuda hay, horse Top quality perennial peanut hay for quality, $5 per bale at barn; delivery sale, $10 per bale or $9 per bale; 100. available. Glenn Brinson Tarrytown Anthony Waters Statesboro 912-531-8790 912-288-5960 2014 coastal bermuda hay; horse Well-fertilized coastal bermuda quality, square bales, $4.50 per bale; hay; horse quality, $5.25 per square horse, cow quality rolls, $35 to $45, bale, behind baler; 4x5 rolls, $5.50. when available. Curtis Durden Lyons Gerald Shelnutt Loganville 770912-526-3189 912-245-1081 466-8917 2014 fescue and fescue, coastal mix, Feed, Hay and Grain Wanted 4x5 bales; fertilized, delivery available. Terry Jones Good Hope 770-601- Perennial peanut hay, square bales. Perry Hallmark Williamson 678-8583041 2014 fescue hay, 4x5-foot, large rolls, 7821 rain-free, $35. Clay McDaniel Bethlehem 770-867-9841 2014 Fescue mix, cow quality, $3 per bale; 2014 fall, $2.50 per bale; mulch hay, $1.50 per bale; barn-kept. Brian Nix Winder 770-867-1897


AG SEED FOR SALE If you have questions regarding this category, call 404-656-3722. Advertisers must submit a current state laboratory report, fewer than nine months old, for purity, noxious weeds and germination for each seed lot advertised. Ads submitted without this information will not be published. If you are faxing or mailing in an ad, this report needs to be sent along with it. For ads submitted online, the report can be attached using the attachments button. Seed lots must be uniform and cannot exceed 400 50-pound bags. Certain varieties of seed are protected from propagation unless they are grown as a class of certified seed. These include Florida 304, Coker 9152, Coker 9835, 6738 soybean, Haskell, Bennings and others. For questions regarding certified seed, call the Department’s Seed Division at 404656-3635. Brown top millet, 50-pound bags, 99.56 purity, 95.0 germination, $25 per bag. Troy Chandler Danielsville 706338-9144 Tifton 9 bahiagrass seed; GCIA certified; 40-pound bags. James Gaston Americus 229-924-7460

Ag Plants for Sale Bermuda sprigs: alicia, coastal, russell and Tift 85; also custom planting. Ronnie Hart Guyton 912665-2261 Castor mole bean seed; 30 for $5, free shipping. Kathleen Biddy Ball Ground 770-735-3548 Coastal, alicia, russell,Tift 85 and bermuda sprigs; also, custom planting. Mack McGee Glenwood 912-5687379 229-868-0262 Coastal, russell sprigs; also custom planting statewide. Freeman Montgomery Junction City 706-366-1956 706-575-5697 Dogwood trees: three-, four- and fivefoot dogwood trees for sale, $12 each. Jack Maffett, Sr. Montezuma 478954-2111 478-472-7133 Georgia Jet sweet potato vines; will ship. Rodney Mullis Alma 912-6328348 912-614-9140

PAGE 9 Greasy green collard seeds, $2 per teaspooon; send SASE with payment to address shown. Barry R Pittman 4121 Lampp Road Gibson 30810 706598-3664 Japanese lace leaf maples, many varieties and sizes, great prices. Matt Veccie Fayetteville 770-286-9855 Japanese maple trees for sale. David Byrd Covington 770-786-5654 Large healthy strawberry plants, 12 for $5 or 25 for $10; no shipping. Haywood Waters Marietta 404-844-9568 Lots of mondo grass, cheap, you dig. Ann H Miller Atlanta 770-491-8369 Martin gourd seeds, 25 seeds for $2, send SASE. Ibra Osa 263 Buster Brown Rd Jackson 30233 770-7750672 Pecan trees: grafted, bareroot Pawnee, Sumner, Oconee varieties; call to place your order for January 2015 pick up. Andy Smith Hawkinsville 478-2258433 Pindo palms: three feet tall; three-gallon pots, $25 each or two for $45. Vicky Washburn Forsyth circlewplants@ 478-394-0029 Sweet potato plants for sale. James Coleman Uvalda 912-594-6434 912614-2931 Thorless blackberry plants, potted, 1 gal. - 2 gal. pots, $5. Carol Caggiano Lafayette 706-468-8462 Tift 85 and russell bermuda sprigs for sale; custom planting also available. Alton White Dry Branch 478214-1197

Ag Seed/Plants Wanted Jerusalem cherry seeds. Sharon Coleman Chickamauga 706-8661238 Sugar cane plants. Diana Strickland White Oak 404-513-4453

FLOWERS FOR SALE If you have questions about this category, call 404-656-3722. 2-year-old Gerbera daisies, daylilies, $2; red ht pokers, shrimp plants, others; no shipping. Etheleen James Lyons 912-526-8516 A-1 wildflower seeds, attracts butterflies and birds, $3; two gigantic packs, SASE. Sam Marler 339 Walden Shore Drive Brunswick 31525 912275-9710

Caroline and Audrey Webb hold long-handled gourds grown by their granddaddy, Jim Luffman of Chatsworth, Ga. One measured five feet, 11 inches and the second five feet, nine inches.



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June 26 Home Food Preservation: Salsa Workshop Washington County Farm Bureau Ag Center Tennille, Ga. 478-552-2011 June 28 Peach Day at Cherokee Fresh Market Cagle Family Farm Hickory Flat, Ga. 770-479-1871

Georgia Grown Farmers Showcase Atlanta State Farmers Market Forest Park, Ga. 404-656-3680 June 28 – 29 Horse Show Ventures: The Southeastern Hunter/Jumper Series Georgia International Horse Park Conyers, Ga. 770-827-0175 Georgia Mountains Farm Tour Farms in Rabun, Habersham, White, Stephens counties June 30 – July 3 Seagraves Summer Boot Camp Lacoda Farms Nicholson, Ga. 706-424-3108 July 3 – 6 Stars & Stripes Circuit Georgia International Horse Park Conyers, Ga. 770-785-2747 July 7 – 13 GQHA Big A Circuit Georgia International Horse Park Conyers, Ga. 404-405-6625 July 8 Home Food Preservation: Jams & Jellies Workshop Burke County Office Park Kitchen Waynesboro, Ga. 706-554-2119 July 10 Georgia Junior Cattlemen’s Association Field Day Georgia National Fairgrounds Perry, Ga. 478-474-6560 Home Food Preservation: Salsa Workshop Candler County Extension Office Metter, Ga. 912-685-2408

Sunbelt Expo Field Day Spence Field Moultrie, Ga. 229-985-1968

July 11 Deadline to register for Master Goat Farmer Certification To be held Tuesdays from Aug. 5 through Sept. 9 College Park, Ga. 404-762-4077 Home Food Preservation: Jams & Jellies Workshop Washington County Farm Bureau Ag Center Tennille, Ga. 478-552-2011 July 12 Tractor Day at Cherokee Fresh Market Cagle Family Farm Hickory Flat, Ga. 770-479-1871 32nd Annual UGA Trial Gardens Open House University of Georgia Athens, Ga. July 13 – 14 Georgia Seed Association Annual Convention Ponte Vedra, Fla. 706-542-2351 July 13 – 19 UGA College of Veterinary Medicine VetCAMP 2014 UGA-Athens Campus 706-542-8411 July 16 Home Food Preservation: Green Beans Workshop Burke County Office Park Kitchen Waynesboro, Ga. 706-554-2119 July 19 Cowgirl Circus & Co. Horse Show Harmony Hill Arena Royston, Ga. 706-498-3271 July 19 – 20 HJ Fox “Wounded Warrior” Classics I and II Georgia International Horse Park Conyers, Ga. 706-342-3029 July 19 – 21 Georgia Forestry Association Annual Conference Westin Resort Hilton Head Island, SC. 478-992-8110

Additional pesticide recertification training notices are available on the Department website under the Plant Industry Division tab. Livestock auctions listed in the Market Bulletin may offer related items for sale. Notices for auctions selling any items other than livestock must be accompanied by the auction license number of the principal auctioneer or firm conduction the auction, per state regulations. Notices without this information cannot be published. Have an event to put on our calendar? Contact Dallas Duncan at 404-656-3722 or

Angel trumpets, banana trees, Confederate roses, black magic elephant ears, ginger lillies, lotus, pond plants and more. Patrice Cook Covington 770-787-6141 Angel trumpets, Christmas roses (Helleborus), $5; hydrangeas, nandinas, ferns, forsythia, beauty berries, Siberian iris, $3, weeping cherries. Carla Houghton Marietta 770-428-2227 Angel Trumpets, stephanatis, hyacinth bean, Queen Anne, verbena, rose campion, $2 per tablespoon, SASE. F. Brooks 674 New Rosedale Rd. Armuchee 30105 Azaleas, Japanese maples, hosta, gardenia, roses, hydrangeas and more. Linda Waites Fayetteville 770-9646414 Crape myrtle trees in 10-gallon and 20-gallon containers; assorted colors, no shipping. Myrtle Russell Bonaire 478-923-1951

Daffodils: White Mount Hood, old time yellow, old time double blooms, white narcissis, mole bean seed, etc. E. Beach Duluth 770-476-1163 Daylilies, stella d’oro, ever-blooming dwarf, 20 fans (plants) for $26.95, priority shipping included. M.M. Haynes 275 Pine Crest Drive Canton 30114 770-479-5224 Daylilies: all colors, 100-plus varieties, super affordable, large plants; Laura’s Garden. Laura Frank Douglasville/ Villa Rica 770-459-5428 Daylilies: hundreds of named hybrids; see some of our pictures, e-mail or call for appointment. Mary Denney Newnan 770-5029320 Daylilies: Need to sell out many colors, eyes edges, sell by plant or whole field. Brenda Brannock Hiawassee 706-896-2700

Daylilies; five to eight fan clumps, $3; hundreds of free iris; variegated liriope, large clumps, $3. J. Wilson Tyrone 770-487-4767 Egyptian onion, Lenten roses, ginger lilies, spider lilies, blue salvia lambs ears, autumn joy, sedum and more. Ann Ezell Mansfield 770-786-1406 Four-inch perennials, 350 varieties, $1.50 each including Helleborus; onegallon grafted Japanese maples, $20 to $25; display garden. Selah Ahlstrom Jackson 770-775-4967 Four-o-clock, cleome, touch-me-not, Mexican sunflower, tiger lily, money plant, marigold; $1 each, SASE. B. Savage 3017 Atkins Dr. Gainesville 30507 Free iris, mixed colors; already dug and ready to go, I have man; must pick up. Linda Hagler Social Circle 770464-0567 706-474-0085 Grancy Greybeard seeds, yellow fouro-clock and red four-o-clock seeds, $1 per package, SASE. L. H. Norton 25384 Hendricks Rd Metter 30439 Hen ‘n’ chicks, large five for $25; medium five for $15; small five for $5; $5 shipping. Bobbie J Roop Austell 770948-8740 Hostas: minis to extra large, 200 varieties, open Friday through Sunday or by appointment; two miles beyond Zion Hill Church. Dee Little Ellijay 706635-4891 Hostas; several varieties, $3 and up; free liriope, you dig. Deloris Sharp Atlanta 404-809-6993 Leland cypress, azaleas, viburnum, aucuba, perennial petunia, hosta, hibiscus, red bud tree, $2 and up. Carol L Bland Fayetteville 770-9643162 Mature Lenten rose plants ready to bloom next winter, $5; 50; Pachysandra plants for $10. Carol Olson Marietta 770998-1076 Night-blooming cereus: red, white; extra-large pencials, aloe, jade cactus (extra large), amaryllis, begonias, $2 and up. Nancy Rosser Powder Springs 770-943-1915 Pond plants, banana trees, fruit trees, landscape plants at reasonable prices; contact me for appointment. Susan Kingsolver Hull 706-363-8892 Red spider lilies, $5 per doezen; red and pink seven sister roses, $5 each. June Hurst Whigham 229762-4476 Reseeding petunias mixed; Angel Trumpets, double purple or double yellow, $1 per packet with SASE. Carolyn Arnold 644 Lynn Ave. Jefferson 30549 Seeds: Altheas (Rose of Sharon), Jerusalem cherry, yucca, hibiscus, four-o-clocks; cash, $1 per teaspoon, SASE. Gail Wilson 1020 B. Wilson Rd. Commerce 30529 Seeds: mullein pink, touch-me-nots, money plant, morning glory, hibiscus, devil’s trumpet, Siberian iris, $1 teaspoon, SASE, cash. G. Robertson 2966 Cardinal Lake Cir. Duluth 30096 Variegated liriope: 3,500 one-quart pots available at $1.50 each; gardenias: 90 four-gallon pots at $7 each. Jim Hadaway Athens 706-543-5432

FLOWERS REQUIRING PERMITS If you have questions regarding this category, call 404-656-3722. Advertisers selling officially protected plants must have a permit to sell such plants. Ads submitted without this permit will not be published. If you are faxing or mailing in an ad, the permit needs to be sent along with it. For ads submitted online, the permit can be attached using the attachments button. For information on the sale or shipment of protected plants, call the Protected Plant Program at 770-918-6411.

Flowers Wanted Knock-out roses, azaleas, gardenias, one-gallon pots; within 50 miles of Carnesville, Ga. Dale Burroughs Carnesville 706-391-1248


Will remove honeybees or catch swarms for free; Fannin, Union, Gilmer counties. Don Clark Suches 678-237If you have questions regarding ads in 7972 this category, call 404-656-3722. Things To Eat 10 solid wood Antebellum columns, size nine feet by 13 inches; $1,000. Advertisers submitting ads using Richard Morgan Buena Vista 229-649- the term “organic” require Certified 8118 Organic registration with the GeorAll-American pressure canner; holds gia Department of Agriculture. Ads up to 19 quart jars, excellent condition, submitted without this registration $350. Lori Davis Jackson 404-276- will not be published. If you are faxing or mailing in an ad, the registra7696 Antique coffee mill Star No. 10, re- tion needs to be sent along with it. painted, two flywheels, countertop For ads submitted online, the regmodel, $650. Bones Perry Dawson- istration can be attached using the ville 706-265- attachments button. For information on this registration, call the Organic 2347 Bells: farm, school, church, old ones, Program Manager at 706-595-3408. some parts; also I buy bells and parts ‘13 Desirable pecans, $11 per pound or broken ones. Shane Burnett Cov- plus postage. Russell Eaton Stockbridge 770-506-2727 ington 770-827-0999 Old hand-hewn log house, excellent 2013 black walnut meat, clean, $20 condition; delivery and set-up available per quart, $6 postage. Lela Norrell anywhere. Kerry Hix Chatsworth 706- Gainesville 770-532-3945 2013 shelled and cleaned pecans 695-6431 Old hand-water pump that works with in freezer, $8 per pound, no shipping. foot valve, No. 61, $150. Horace Wat- Vickie Hogan Clarkesville 706-7688417 son Atlanta 770-964-8840 2013, pecan halves, $7 per pound, One walk-in cooler freezer, 8x12 feet; plus shipping. Jess Arnett Tifton 229one Globe meat grinder, 2.5 horsepow- 382-6517 er, 110-volt, ask for Matt. M. Mammoth 2013-2014 Stuart pecans, ready to Fairburn 770-969-0151 eat, mostly halves, 20-ounce bags, $8 Smoking wood potenial; statewide plus shipping cost (in freezer). Doug delivery; mini logs, chunks, chips, Mitchell Loganville 678-650-7500 sawdust; prices start at 35 cents per 2013; cleaned black walnuts, $20 per pound. Hollis Morris Jasper 678-767- quart, local pick up, no shipping. C. 9451 Sheppard Macon 478-743-7680 Steel i-beams for sale; different size 40 January-born ram lambs for sale; and lengths, can bolt or weld them approximately 60 pounds each, starttogether. Roy Callaway Carlton 706- ing at $2 per pound. Mike Mulligan 207-9444 Glennville 912-213-1202 912-654Wild hog traps, 4x4x8, continuous 1098 catch, spring loaded door, removable Angus beef, no antibiotics or hortop, large and small hogs. J. D Conger mones; grain fed, dry aged 17 days; Norman Park 229-769-3253 229-339- quarters; Bill Farr/ 0104 Sell Milner 770-584-9727 BBQ goats and lambs, $100 each. Bees, Honey & Supplies Larry Priest Monroe 770-630-7982 10- and five-frame bee hives, start- 770-267-8575 ing kit and some parts, call for more Bi-Color sweet corn available from information. Eliseo Delia Mineral Bluff 2nd Week in July-End of Summer. 706-492-5119 Charlie Thomas 1141 Charlie Thomas 20-frame Dadant extractor with Road Cleveland 30528 706-809-0515 stand; $1,200; excellent condition, 706-865-2709 used recently. William Tyre Jesup 912- Blackberries: $3.50 per quart, $10 294-0563 per gallon; call for availability and di200 single-story hives for sale in rections. William Blackstone Mitchell June. Patrick Wilbanks Metter 912- 706-598-0938 706-564-8993 286-7789 Clean black walnuts, $20 per quart Albany, southwest Georgia bee re- plus $6 shipping, postage. Roy Caine moval; licensed, insured; also hornets, Cumming 770-887-4114 yellow jackets, wasps. Dale Richter Grass-fed broilers, email to pre-orLeesburg der and get updates on availability, $3 per pound. Hilton Hobby Alpharetta 229-886-7663 All raw and natural, allergy relief wild- 770-789flower honey, direct from beekeeper, 0948 gallons and half-gallons. Virginia Webb Grass-fed pork, heritage-type hogs. Ed Shealey Douglasville BradbentClarkesville 706-754-7062 All-natural pure, unprocessed honey; 678-249-7319 sizes available: quart, $14; pint, $8; Green sugar cane syrup; case; boteight-ounce bear, $5; cut comb, $15. tles; first pound 6 p.m., second pound Jimmy Brown Jackson 770-775-0157 Monday to Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Harold Barnes Douglas 912-381-1479 678-448-7781 Bee removal, metro Atlanta and west 912-384-7835 Georgia areas, work guaranteed. W.O. Marview Farms provides organically raised, grass fed beef, pork, and lamb; Canady Winston 770-942-3887 Carpenter bee trap, handcrafted trap ground beef sale. Fernando Mendez that really works, $20; three for $50, Arabi 229free shipping. Jack Snyder Hephzibah 401-8722 Stoneground grits and cornmeal 706-554-7959 Carpenter bee traps, $10 each or (white and yellow); whole wheat flour three for $25, plus shipping. Billy Mid- in two-pound bags; will ship. Stacey Freeman Statesboro 912-852-9381 dlebrooks Monroe 770-267-7084 Taking orders now for dried apples Gallberry honey, voted best-tasting for year 2014, $4 per pound. Jeanette honey in the state of Georgia, $46 per Cole Temple 770-459-4970 gallon, shipping included. Ben Bruce Herbs Homerville www.brucesnutnhoney. com. 912-487-5001 Advertisers selling ginseng must be Honey extraction service; your su- registered with the Georgia Departpers, my extractor. Roger Swafford ment of Natural Resources and proof Talmo 404-402-7673 of this registration must be submitTaking orders for survivor stock ted with each ad. Ads for ginseng queens; we remove honeybees. Bill submitted without this registration Adams Dublin LaughingPlaceFarms@ will not be published. For more 478-290-1957 mation, contact the Georgia Natural Used: eight bee hives and 16 su- Heritage program at 770-918-6411. pers. A. Dean Talking Rock 706-276- Old time, hot cowhorn pepper seed 2680 and hot red Peter Pepper seed, $1 Will catch honeybee swarms in per packet with SASE. Amory Hall 130 Clayton, Fayette, Henry and Spald- Ellison St. Maysville 30558 706-652ing counties, no charge. Tom Bonnell 2521 Hampton 678-983-7698 770-473-5434 Will remove honeybee swarms, unwanted bee equipment and removal from structures. Derry Oliver Commerce 706-335-7226 706-621-1781



Fish & Supplies Advertisers selling sterile triploid grass carp must submit a current Wild Animal License from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Ads submitted without this license will not be published. If you are faxing or mailing in an ad, the license needs to be sent along with it. For ads submitted online, the license can be attached using the attachments button. For license information, call 770-761-3044. $25 to $30 per pound, Big Red Europeans, Red Wigglers and worm castings, plus shipping. Lew Bush Byron 478-9554780 A-1 quality channel catfish fingerlings; graded, priced by size, accurate weights, counts; guaranteed live, healthy, immediate delivery. J.F. Gilbert Thomaston 706-648-2062 770-4680725 All sizes; catfish. minnows, bluegill, shellcracker, bass, sterile carp, electrofishing, feeders, aeration and consulting services. Keith and Kim Edge Soperton 478-697-8994 Any size bass, bluegill, crappie, channel cat, redbreast, shellcracker, shad, minnows, goldfish; free delivery, pick up; best prices. Danny Austin Roberta 478-836-4938 Bass, bluegill, channel catfish, crawfish, minnows, shellcracker shad, sterile carp, fish feeders, aeration, electrofishing. Caleb Lewallen Ball Ground 770-735-3523 Bass, bluegill, hybrid bream, channel catfish, sterile grass carp, statewide delivery. David Cochran Ellijay 706889-8113 Bass, bluegill, shellcrackers, hybrid bream, channel catfish fingerlings, sterile grass carp; delivery available. Tony Chew Manchester 706-8463657 Bluegill, shellcracker, F1 largemouth bass, grass carp, catfish, hybrid bream and threadfin shad; delivery available. Paul Williams Hawkinsville 478-8923144 Competitive prices on two-inch and up Bluegill, Coppernose bream, shellcracker, F1 Tiger bass and Florida bass. Viola Buford Cordele 229-2734157 Composting and fishing worms for sale in Maysville, Ga., for prices check Lee Peach Decatur 678-640-4893 Grass carp, aquatic weed control, electrofishing; feeder, aerator and fountains sales. Willam Burge Richmond Hill 912-704-9201 Grass carp, bluegill, shell cracker bream, channel catfish fingerlings, bass, threadfin shad; delivery, pick up by appointment only. Robert Brown Brooks 770-719-8039 Red wigglers, fish love them; by the cup; after 3 p.m. and weekends. Reed Adair Loganville 770-527-6064 Stocking fish, all sizes: catfish, bass, bluegill, carp and more, free delivery available. Ashley Todd Vidalia 912293-7097 Trout: good stocking quality, various sizes, hatched and grown on our farm, delivery available. David Cantrell Ellijay 706-273-6199

Fertilizers & Mulches $1.00 or 50 cents per pound, worm castings great for any planting project, teas, repairing soil. Lew Bush Byron 478955-4771 2014 wheat straw, $3 per bale at barn; delivery available. Gary Brinson Tarrytown 912-286-3191 Aged horse manure, you load any time; I load, call ahead; $10 truck, $20 trailer, $30 tandem. Raymond Dunnigan Smyrna 678683-2624 Clean pine straw, $4 per bale, delivered, spreading available; garden tilling, 33 years experience. Steve Schultheis Winder 770-235-1351 Free aged manure, compost; easy access, will help load; located in Crabapple area, Alpharetta; ask for Nina. Kristina MacRae Milton 770-410-0868 678-793-0694

FARMERS AND CONSUMERS MARKET BULLETIN – 404-656-3722 Free horse manure mixed with shavings. Danny West Fayetteville 404771-4041 Mulch for $5; delivered and installed; red slash pine straw for $4; delivered and installed; long leaf pine straw. Tracie Courtenay Snellville 678-743-7172 Net-wrapped mulch hay rolls, $15 per roll in quantity. Charles Osborn Watkinsville 706-769-4336 Pine straw installation, $4 per bale; call to set up an appointment. Tracie Courtenay Atlanta 678-665-1961 678514-2171 Pine straw, slash or long leaf, installed as low as $4 per bale, statewide. Josh Bulloch Manchester 404-925-1076 Quality pinestraw installed, $4 per bale; local and reputable; serving Atlanta and surrounding areas. Gloria Williamson Buford 770-912-6671


Poultry Litter/Compost

Gourds for sale: Martin, crooked handle, craft, bottleneck and more, shop any time. Thelma Moon/Maxwell Royston 706-245-4218 Gourds, many varieties to choose from, at farm or ship UPS. Crystal Lang Cordele 229-322-1321 Gourds. Jimmy McDonald Sylvester 229-777-0444 Gourds: snake, birdhouse, etc.; dried, cleaned, ready for crafts; 34 to 46 inches; some $5 each; smaller gourds, 50 cents to $5. Patrick Munn Fairburn 770-570-0122 Lucky buckeyes, $4.25 per dozen; buckeyes for planting, $5.25 per dozen; planting instructions included; please include shipping. Jules Simmons Stone Mountain 828-2264700

Aged garden compost, horse manure with shavings; we load, $5 small truck, $10 large trucks, $25. Charlene Cook Fort Valley 478-825-1981 Chicken manure compost, $15 for wheelbarrow full. Jennifer Sandjaja Milledgeville 478-206-8280 Free compost. Jerry Riles Douglasville 770-337-1516 Soil amendment farm compost and real topsoil; by bag, yard, truckload; Bright Hope Farm. Jim Boggs Aragon 706-234-5842

080 generator wanted; 80KVA or higher; will pay cash for used, good generator; need model, hours, etc. Matt Karimi Clermont 678-948-8344 15.5x38-inch rear tractor tires. Johnny Tingle Jonesboro 770-4717496 16-inch barrel saddle and two-horse trailer, bumper pull; in good condition and reasonably priced. Christie Marchant Hazlehurst Cmarchant@bellsouth. net 912-375-7396

Miscellaneous Wanted

550 McCullough chainsaw; no junk, please call or email. Andy Adams Hartwell 706436-7031 Blacksmith coal forge. Jack Owens Shiloh 706-577-3698 Darkouts and vent boxes. Aubery Lunsford Carnesville 706-498-7909 706-498-7908 I would like to rent or lease a fourframe honey extractor for one day in August. Charles London Bremen 678-468-0480 In search of someone processing blackstrap molasses. Happy Wyatt Macon 478-752-1093 Old used Mason, Ball canning jars, all sizes, free or reasonabe for charity; Coweta, Fayette County area. Brian Moffett Senoia 678-329-7677 Old wooden tool boxes with hand tools and carpenter’s tools. Tim Toler Atlanta 404-217-5432 Place for beginner fisherman (kids) to learn and develop interest in fishing, easy fishing with frequent catching. Ron Morrow White remorr316@gmail. com 770-386-1338 Tractor tire, size 12x4x28 for $200; Ford tractor, 100 miles of Swainsboro, Ga., good shape. Billy G Holder Swainboro 478-237-3703 800-9222023


Out-Of-State Wanted Ford or Pittsburg spring tooth cultivator with seven or more feet. Larry Jordan Gainesville FL 352-332-7707 352-339-1103 Good, used manure spreader; will consider spreader truck. Carroll Moore Iva SC 864-933-2306 Standard show Cornish and exotic jungle fowl; Shamos, Saipan chickens. William Claxton Ruffin SC 843-9094285 Thompson prolific corn seed. Labron Frerichs Benton TN 423-284-1318

Timber Timber must be individually owned and produced by the advertiser on his personal property. No companies or businesses are allowed to advertise timberland in this category. Timberland advertised must be at least one acre. Timber wanted ads will not be published. Free multi hard wood trees; also leave brush, some near house; located near Madison in Buckhead. Weldon Bailey Buckhead 706-342-3696

CORRECTIONS Farm Machinery Wanted: Junk G- model, rear engine, Allis Chalmers tractor to restore, must be lowpriced. James Elliott Lavonia 706356-4839

Pick-Your-Own Summer Crops When using the pick-your-own list, remember that the maturity of fruits and vegetables is directly influenced by the weather. The dates and availability provided on the list are approximate. For accurate, up-to-date information, be sure to contact the individual farm operator for produce availability. It is best to call ahead before driving to a pick-your-own operation for detailed location directions, hours of operation and other information you may need.


Potluck Blueberry Farm Blueberries Bob and Loretta 282 Cox Woodland Road, Milledgeville 478-932-5390 Open 8 a.m. to dark daily $8 you-pick, $16 we pick


Echols Hilltop Orchards Peaches, vegetables Kalen Echols 244 Echols Road, Alto 706-768-7453 Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Fleeman U-Pick Blueberries Blueberries John and Brenda Fleeman 716 Harrison Mill Road, Winder 770-867-3420 Open mid-June; call for hours and availability Picnic tables, cold water, restrooms; picking containers furnished, bring carry-home containers;


Duggan Farm & Produce Okra, peas, corn, tomatoes, squash, cucumbers Teresa Duggan 1767 Lacy Gaskins Road, Nashville 229-507-0130 Open Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Weaver Berryland Farm Blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, tomatoes, muscadines 2252 Highway 16 West, Jackson 770-595-8303 Open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Buckets provided; off I-75 exit 205


Tom Sawyer Farm Blackberries, peaches Tom Sawyer 952 Empire-Chester Highway, Cochran 478-934-7584 Open Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please bring take-home containers; call for updates.



Sidney Rolands Blueberry Farm Blueberries Sidney Roland 860 Sidney Roland Road, Demorest 706-754-6700 Open all day No spray, seven acres, honor system


Cool Springs Blueberry Farm Blueberries, blackberries Mark Ransbotham 5975 Smith Mill Road, Gainesville 770-480-8085 Open daily June 15 through Aug. 1; Sundays 1 p.m. to dark Irrigated blueberries, restrooms, handicap access; picnic area;

Jaemor Farms Blackberries, peaches Caroline Black 5340 Cornelia Highway, Alto 770-869-3999 Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Blackberries available July 19, peaches Aug. 9; Blackberry Family Fun Day on July 19, Georgia Belle Peach Festival, Payne Farm and Produce Tomatoes, okra, squash, beans, Aug. 9; follow us on Facebook peas, peppers, cucumbers, pumpkins, other vegetables NEWTON Carla Payne Blueberry Hill 204 Salem Road SW, Calhoun Blueberries 770-878-2005 Richard Burr Open Monday through Saturday, 6325 Highway 20 South, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Sundays Covington 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 404-771-1391 Check Facebook or call for Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily availability; tour options Picking buckets available available Fox Blueberry Farm Blueberries Dan Fox 863 Owens Chapel Road SE 706-629-1085 Open daily, daylight to dark $8 per gallon; containers provided.


Whippoorwill Blueberries Blueberries Kay Smith 1571 Whippoorwill Road, Watkinsville 706-769-1929 Open Tuesday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; closed Mondays


Garden Fresh LLC Sweet corn, peas, okra, tomatoes Stephen Feitshans 2417 Highway 41 North, Fort Valley 478-396-2665 Open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Two miles north of Perry


Vine and Branches Farm Thornless blackberries Malivia and Waynes Swanson 793 York House Road, Rabun Gap 706-746-2369 Available July 11 through late August, call or email vineandbranches@ for availability



BEEF: 17-year-old works his way up to head butcher in 10 years


From Page 1 Buckhead Beef started with a handful of people cutting portion steaks for select customers in the Buckhead, Atlanta area, Blahnik said. The company grew throughout the 1980s and ‘90s, but what really put it on the map was the 1996 Olympic Games. “Buckhead was awarded the protein contract for the Olympic Village and for all of the athletes and all of the athletes’ coaches and staff,” Blahnik said. “That kind of really opened up Pandora’s box, if you will.” Sysco purchased Buckhead Beef in 1999. Before then, the foodservice distributor didn’t have any “center of the plate” protein companies, Blahnik said. Now it’s the flagship of more than 20 meat and seafood businesses in the US and Canada owned by Sysco. When beef subprimals – cuts such as the rib, chuck, loin and round – are brought into Buckhead Beef, they head straight into the wet aging cooler for 30 to 40 days. Cuts are debagged, prepped, trimmed and either hand- or machine-cut to customer specifications before being placed in Cryovac bags for aging, Blahnik said. “We wet-age it first, 14 to 21 days. Then we open the Cryovacs and put them on racks to dry out in a humidity controlled, air-controlled room that dries out the meats. The outside actually looks like beef jerky, but when you cut that part off, it’s just bright red deliciousness,” Galione said. “It’s basically controlled rotting, but by doing that you break down the enzymes in the meat and release the tenderness and flavor. It’s amazing. It’s my favorite.” There’s a fine line to dry aging beef the perfect amount. Too much and it dries out; too little and it tastes “like a regular steak.” “I can’t even compare the two,” Galione said. “Going from start to finish in each cooler you can smell the difference. It’s intense. It goes from just smelling like meat to getting kind of a cheesy, funky kind of smell, then it smells just amazing at the end.”

Be it dry aging or working with Buckhead’s Executive Chef Matt Richardson, Galione makes an impression in every aspect of the beef industry he works with. “He does a very nice job at anything he does and he’s a perfectionist at what he does,” Coggins said. “Even when it comes to talking to customers, he kind of understands the dynamics of the animals so he’s able to convey that understanding.” Galione learned the animal dynamics from breaking down whole grass-finished beef carcasses as part of a contract with Whole Foods Market. “It’s intimidating to want to learn how to break down an animal,” Blahnik said. “Breaking down and learning all of the muscles, the animal science behind it is pretty neat and he’s learned it quite well.” He also gets to teach it. “He didn’t come from an agricultural background; he didn’t come from a farming background. He learned it. He learned it to an extent to where he can convey that message to a customer who maybe has a similar background,” Coggins said. Galione works hand-in-hand with Richardson on tours, demonstrations and Sysco trainings. “That’s a lot of fun. I like doing that stuff,” Galione said. “Then I get to experience the other end of it too, where a chef will actually cook that stuff and get to interact with all the customers.” Buckhead Beef customers want a personal butcher, someone to work with directly to plan affordable, high-quality menu items, Blahnik said. “He’s our customer’s butcher,” Blahnik said. “He does all the training to Sysco sales reps. He presents the primal breakdowns to all of our customers. He’s very active in the culinary center with our executive chef, Matt Richardson. He’s presentable, he’s articulate, he’s good and he’s just worked his way up from nothing to being the face of the company.”


Looking for a variety of agricultural products bought from a farmer? Look no further than Georgia’s State Farmers Markets. Visit the one nearest you this spring for delicious strawberries and other seasonal produce.

ATLANTA 16 Forest Parkway, Forest Park 404-675-1782

MOULTRIE Quitman Highway, Moultrie 229-891-7240

AUGUSTA 1150 5th Street, Augusta 706-721-3004

SAVANNAH 701 US Highway 80 West, Savannah 912-966-7801

CAIRO 1110 North Bend Street, Cairo 229-377-4504

THOMASVILLE 502 Smith Avenue, Thomasville 229-225-4072

CORDELE 1901 US Highway 41 North, Cordele 229-276-2335

VALDOSTA 1500 South Patterson Street, Valdosta 229-225-4072

MACON 2055 Eisenhower Parkway, Macon 478-752-1097

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Visit with a Georgia veterinarian in this monthly feature. This edition comes from Dr. Sue Turnquist of the Tifton Veterinary Diagnostic Lab. Mild winter and spring and hot weather and rain can set up a perfect storm for insect-borne diseases in livestock. With increased populations of ticks in most areas of south Georgia, outbreaks of anaplasmosis are possible. Anaplasmosis is an infectious disease of cattle that causes destruction of red blood cells, resulting in potentially fatal anemia. The Tifton lab has seen cases of anaplasmosis in Georgia cattle herds in recent years. Transmission and clinical signs: Anaplasmosis in cattle is caused primarily by Anaplasma marginale, a bacterium that invades red blood cells. A number of different tick species have been shown to harbor the bacteria, and cows are infected when an infected tick feeds. Anything that can transfer blood between cattle, including needles and equipment such as dehorners that are not cleaned between animals, can result in transmission of the disease. The bacteria can also cross the placenta and infect a mid- to late-term fetus, but late-term abortion is usually due to severe anemia in the dam. Calves and younger cattle may become infected, but they are much more resistant to the development of clinical signs than older cattle. Cows that recover from the acute phase of the disease will become lifelong carriers and may be sources of infection for future outbreaks. These cattle are usually clinically normal, but can relapse and develop symptoms following significant stress. Brahman cattle generally have a greater resistance to infection than the European breeds. Clinical signs are not observed during the initial stages of the disease. Once the body recognizes the presence of the blood parasite, the immune system destroys the organism along with the red blood cells in which it resides. Clinical signs appear once enough red blood cells are destroyed to result in anemia. Initially, affected cows have elevated body temperature and milk production will decrease or cease in lactating animals. As the anemia progresses, affected cows may appear weak or lag behind the rest of the herd. Pallor of the skin or mucous membranes may be noted. In later stages the animals may show excitement and aggressive behavior, exhibit respiratory distress such as open-mouthed breathing or become recumbent and unable to rise. Abortion may be the only clinical sign in fat, late pregnancy cows. Handling affected cattle with clinical signs of anemia may result in respiratory distress or death and is generally not recommended. Diagnosis: Clinical diagnosis is usually based on typical clinical signs, demonstration of anemia and the presence of typical organisms in stained blood smears. The absence of organisms in the blood smear does not rule out the possibility of infection, and there are serological, or blood serum, tests available to confirm the diagnosis. Submission samples should include a fresh blood smear and blood samples in EDTA and clot tubes. Cattle that die of anemia will be pale or yellow with thin, watery blood, like cherry Kool-Aid. The lungs will be pale and the spleen enlarged and bulging on cut surface. There are no typical microscopic lesions, but major organs including the lung, liver, spleen, liver, kidney, heart and intestine can be submitted in formalin to rule out other disease processes. If the carcass is fresh, blood smears are helpful in making a diagnosis. The organisms can also be observed in impression smears made from the spleen. Body cavity fluids – thoracic, pericardial or abdominal fluid – or blood from the right ventricle of the heart heart can be tested for anaplasmosis with a c-ELISA assay. The Tifton diagnostic lab can provide comprehensive testing if anaplasmosis is suspected. If you suspect your cattle herd might be infected with anaplasmosis, contact the Tifton or Athens diagnostic labs at 229386-3340 or 706-542-5568, respectively.




June 25, 2014 Market Bulletin  

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