Bay leaves: an essential part of the garden pantry Page 7 GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE • GARY W. BLACK, COMMISSIONER • WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013 • VOL. 96, NO. 15
Grower finds success in pick-your-own farm venture By Dallas Duncan
Blackberries are just one of the crops visitors can take home from pick-your-own farms like The Berry Barn in Canton, Ga. Photo by Dallas Duncan
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Though his wife grew up on a farm in Iowa, Jack Morgan didn’t have any agricultural experience until a little more than 20 years ago. When he retired from the armed forces, the Morgans moved to Canton, Ga., and decided to plant some apple trees. “Then I went to blueberries. I started out with about 12 blueberry bushes and they did well,” Jack Morgan said. “Then I multiplied it and we went up to probably 100 bushes. … So then I put in some blackberries.” Now, what started out as a small hobby farm is a flourishing pick-your-own agritourism enterprise. The Morgans’ property, nestled in the cool north Georgia foothills, is full of blueberry and blackberry bushes, apple trees, two bee hives, an experimental plot of corn, some grape vines and more. It’s dotted with ornamental horticulture plants propagated by Mary Jo Morgan, who was Cherokee County’s first Master Gardener. “Farming was new to Jack because he grew up in Detroit,” Mary Jo Morgan said. “But he’s always had a knack for it.” Though not all the crops are up for grabs
by the public, The Berry Barn has been a pick-your-own farm for about 16 years. “People that come out really enjoy it,” Jack Morgan said. “Sometimes they’ll bring their picnic. We do a little bit with the special needs children. They come out and pick and it gives me something to do so I’m not just sitting around.” He said opening this type of business has been “exceedingly” popular. His picking times are appointment only, and he ends up having to turn people away. “I get about 20 phone calls a day, and I would say there’s probably at least 100 that come out,” Jack Morgan said. “We have a good time, and it keeps us busy.” There are roughly 125 pick-your-own farms listed in Georgia, said Cindy Norton, agritourism manager for the Georgia Department of Agriculture. The most popular crops grown on these farms are berries – blackberries, blueberries and strawberries. Jack Morgan said blueberries are the most popular crop people pick at The Berry Barn. They’re perfectly ripe when they’re a deep, navy blue color, but if picked while See BERRIES, page 12
Farm Bureau honors two Georgians By Dallas Duncan The American Farm Bureau Federation honored two Georgians this month in recognition for their contributions to agriscience. Michael Doyle, a University of Georgia Regents professor and director of the Center for Food Safety, was awarded the Distinguished Agriscience Scientist Award, and Sonoraville High School agriculture teacher Sara Clark was given the Agriscience Educator Award at a ceremony in Washington, DC., on July 8. The agriscience awards are sponsored jointly by AFBF and the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation. This is the fourth year CCFF sponsored the agriscience award, executive director Judith Shellenberger said. “It is one of our premiere programs,” she said. “Agriscience and agriculture is the backbone of America, and the foundation is very proud to be able to honor those working in that field or working toward See AGRISCIENCE, page 11
Georgia Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall stands with American Farm Bureau Federation agriscience award winners Michael Doyle and Sara Clark, along with University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Dean Scott Angle, at the awards ceremony July 8 in Washington, DC. Photo courtesy of American Farm Bureau Federation
GEORGIA GROWN PROFILE: Peach State Pride
Apparel focuses on love of Georgia agriculture Published by the Ga. Department of Agriculture Gary Black, Commissioner
By Morgan Smith Derek Chitwood is a Georgian through and through. He grew up in a small Georgia town, working in his grandfather’s peach orchard, and wanted to share his love of Georgia and its agriculture with people everywhere. So in 2009, he started Peach State Pride – a clothing line devoted to the love and pride of Georgia. “I was a one-man crew with a big dream,” Chitwood said. “Peach State Pride simply symbolizes my love for the state of Georgia and the love and pride that so many others feel for this great state.” From Cartersville to Jesup, Dahlonega to Bainbridge, Peach State Pride products are sold in stores across the state. The company recently opened The Peach State Pride Store in Watkinsville, Ga. Though Peach State Pride specializes in apparel, it also has products
including decals, tumblers and koozies. “We care about Georgia in a genuine way. We give back to Georgia, and we believe in our small towns. I don’t think you’ll find another clothing line that does that to the extent of Peach State Pride,” Chitwood said. “It is our goal to provide our customers with the highest quality merchandise that shows our pride for our beloved state.” Peach State Pride joined the Georgia Grown program earlier this year, because, as Chitwood says, he believes in agriculture. “There is only so much joy and happiness that money, material things and pavement can bring to a person. Farming is such a pure establishment, given to us by God as an avenue to connect to Him and to enjoy His creation,” Chitwood said. “While agriculture isn’t the only use of land, I personally believe it’s the most beautiful use, and it will stand the test of time.” That belief is emblazoned on the company’s latest shirt design, which features the agriculture and commerce state Seal. “Agriculture has a way of slowing life down and putting things into perspective,” Chitwood said. “Not everyone can be a farmer, but everyone can and should appreciate farming, and that’s why we joined Georgia Grown.”
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Eighteen-stall barn with caretakers quarters; lighted ring, tack rooms, wash areas on seven acres; three bedroom, two bathroom home adjacent; convenient to I-20. J Neal Augusta 706-833-3631 Land for rent for hunting. 1,500 acres in five tracts; housing, power and water hookups. David H Lee Alma 912-2187952 Pasture for rent on Fite Bend Road in Gordon County; 20 acres at $30 per acre. Ralph Ruddell Clarkesville 706-9473645 770-881-0382
Farmland Rent/Lease Wanted Looking to board 10-year-old gelding near Gainesville; must be affordable; prefer minimal barbed wire fencing; references available. Mallory Elsinger Gainesville 30501 Mallory.email@example.com 404-444-0065 Looking to lease 75 to 100 acres for husband and wife to hunt in Greene, Walton, Putnam, Morgan, Newton or Jasper counties. William Parris Madison 706342-7050 Need land/lot lease to park our fifthwheel camper with power/water sewer connections. Will pay rent or trade for work Walton, Morgan, Barrow, Gwinnett, Rockdale, Dekalb, Oconee. Jason Smith Grayson firstname.lastname@example.org 678614-3241
Need pasture for cattle operation, lease to own, owner financing a plus, southeast to central Ga. or north Florida. J.R. Burns Woodbine 478-320-2222 Need pasture with water for existing Lowline Angus cattle operation; lease to own; owner financing a plus; northeast Georgia. Bob Coward Grayson email@example.com 678-663-3853 Want to lease pasture land in or around Forsyth or Cherokee counties to put cattle on. Sam Howard Cumming 770-595-5914 Wanted: Pasture to rent for cattle; can rehab, repair fences and buildings; Cherokee, Pickens, Bartow. Jim Norton Canton firstname.lastname@example.org 404-5808676
FARM EMPLOYMENT If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-651-9081. Only farm work or farm help wanted advertisements allowed. No commercial, industrial or domestic employment permitted. Caretaker wanted for small horse farm in Paulding County; if interested, please call. Bob Weaver Dallas 770-855-0645 Couple looking for caretaker job; need house and small salary, will relocate, North Georgia. Lynn Hanawalt Cedartown 256605-7195 Farmhand/Groundskeeper couple wanted for agri-tourism business; need to know a little bit of everything. Pilar Quintero Dacula support@ranchoalegrefarm. com 770-339-3065 Looking for employment on horse farm or any farm where hard work is needed; 33 year old male, experienced. Richard Hayes Alpharetta 678-262-7407 Management history with breeders and broilers; looking for housing and salary; call anytime, willing to relocate. Mary Scroggs Nicholson 706-983-1295 Married couple or individual for limited farm work in partial exchange for private living accomodations /board; references & experience. Bonnie Hewett Griffin 770229-6017 Need two adults for vegetable picking/ field maintenance; 3-4 hours daily, pay by crate and by hour. Roland Nash Madison email@example.com 404-304-4184 Want experienced farm hand; farm equipment, cattle experience required; resume to P.O. Box 2352, Valdosta, Ga. 31602. Thomas Stalvey Valdosta 229740-1678 Want general farm help, cows, horses, etc., furn. apt. w/small salary, background check, non-smoker. Barbara Draper Cedartown 770-748-2042 Want person or couple for maintenance of grounds and up-keep on small goat farm, in exchange for housing; no children or pets, no salary. Bonnie Seagraves Comer 706-202-1219
FARM MACHINERY If you have questions regarding this category, call 404-651-9081. 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. (2) 2000 gal. fuel tanks, great condition, tanks have welded frame around them for easy moving. Brooke Bagwell Buford firstname.lastname@example.org 770-896-7493 1 John Deere 3940 silage cutter, 2 row tcorn head, 2 pick-up heads; all manuals, good condition, $3500. Patsy Spear Dearing 706-595-4867 10 ft wide Bush-Hog brand, hydraulic wheels, cuts well, needs some paint, $1000. Jeff Adams Cumming 770-6523304 12’ Case Farmall 55A 50hrs, Tw72 rhino, 6’ brown harrow, 6’ pulverizer, 24’ gooseneck, $19,900. Brad Stephens Hogansville 706-594-3136 14ft stock trailer with divider, $800.00 Kathy Chastain Talking Rock 770-8939013 15ft batwing rotary mower, good condition, $2000. Gary White Calhoun 30701 706-629-6527 180 MF, Perkins engine, good rubber, $5000; 2 axle 20X8 tailer, $2000 firm. D.R. Brody Hephzibah 706-231-8563 1948 IH Farmall Super C tractor with hydraulics.; completely rebuilt engine, new tires, battery and waterpump,$1,900. Doug Kinsey Cleveland 706-878-6993 1950 8N Ford Tractor w/bushhog, 1yr old, like new, $2200 OBO. Mark Browning Yatesville 478-956-5994 1950 John Deere A, popping johnny, runs, good condition, good tires, $2,800. Melvin Setser Acworth 770-318-1977 770-974-0620
1950 John Deere SE 43495 model G, $5500. Thomas Crow Wildwood 706820-1761 423-240-2456 1952 8N Ford w/hi-lo transmission, electric lift on front; 1957 601 Workmaster Ford. Wayne Shelnutt Loganville 770466-4943 1952 8N, new motor, reworked hydraulic pump, lift, rear-end, good tires, fresh paint, $2500. Danny Ward Buchanan 770-876-0429 1957 cub lowboy w/mower, runs good; 1948 cub for parts; 1972 cub w/mower; $3500 for all. C.H Hobeat Hahira 229794-2111 229-794-3184 1963 Ford 2000, runs well, gas engine, new brakes, top link, belly bar, clevis, $3500. Byron Botdorf Camilla 229-3365444 1974 Cub lowboy, runs good, $2000. Bob Chapman Fayetteville 770-9970628 1980 Long 360 tractor in Resaca; PS, Dual range transmission, $4000. Ralph Ruddell Clarkesville 706-947-3645 770881-0382 1982 Ford 2310 tractor w/BushHog loader, 1516hrs, 34hp diesel, great condition, garage kept, $8,500. Norman Morris Douglasville 770-826-8674 1983 JD, 755A Track Loader, rebuilt engine, 80% undercarriage, $16,000. M Brookshire Forsyth 404-444-1421 1984 GMC 7000 14’ all alum, flat bed; 5.8 Detroit diesel; 5+2speed ;gvwr23160. Tracy Allgood Danielsville 678-575-4003 1986 John Deere 850 diesel tractor w/80 loader, bushhog, 859hrs, $6800. Tommy Mize Loganville 770-318-8867 1989 Isuzu 24’ box van, runs good, great for seed storage/delievery, roll up door and lift, $3500. J Greer Hampton 770-946-3136 1994 Ford F-450; V-8, 5-speed, extended cab, 75k mi., excellent condition, $3,300. Richard Hatcher Watkinsville 706-207-4084 20 ft., 6 ton bumper hitch trailer w/drive over fenders, $2,750. Eric Mincey Baxley 912-367-5569 2002 KOBELCO SK330 excavator, $42000 OBO; Mitsubishi engine, 48in bucket and mechanical thumb,7500hrs. Douglas Webb Juliette 478-973-0056 2005 Claas 260 Variant baler, $8800; 2011 Krone 283S, $8700;Vermeer WR-20 rake, $1500. Jessica Davis Carnesville 706-980-1946 2007 Hooper gooseneck trailer, 12 ton capacity, 8X40ft, $6,000 OBO. Douglas Webb Juliette 478-973-0056 2007 Kubota ZD21 60” zero turn mower, excellent condition, 235hrs, new transmission w/warranty, new blades $6,500. Keith Phillips Armuchee 706-233-9500 678-296-1671 2011 JD Z960A commercial mower, 60” deck, new blades, only139hrs, ROPS w/ sunscreem, good condition, $9000. Jackie Wright Douglasville 901-463-0016 2012 JD 458 standard baler w/monitor baled 1923, rolls same as new, $14500. Wayne Swanson Ringgold 706-9354691 2012 Kubota 400RTV, camo, 4X4, 44hrs, gas engine, 16hp, tilt-bed, spoke wheels, top bench seat, $9000 cash. D Chandler Carrolton 770-832-2364 2138 Savage pecan shaker, 3pt hitch, w/doughnut pads, good condition, $3500 firm. Wayne Roberson Blackshear 912449-4574 2390 Case tractor, 2wd,AC, 160HP, cab, $4,000. John Allen Vienna 229-938-4526 240D Yanmar Tractor, 24HP 4WD, 5 pcs of equipment. $4,500. Gary Brendel Talking Rock 706-692-6104 770-5474950 25 HP Sears garden tractor with 3 pcs. equipment. James Meers Fannin 706838-4233 3-point hitch attachment for Farmall H, also fits other models, $475. John Gray Mauk 706-593-7799 310E JD backhoe, $17500; 2-row new idea pull type corn picker, $2875; (3) 140 Farmalls, will sell separately $5995. J.R. Sullivan Vidalia 912-537-4944 318 Perkins Engine, 1400 hrs, $1200; 477 NH mower/conditioner 7ft, $750. Jimmy Floyd Brooklet 912-656-6600 3pt hitch, 2 bottom plow, $475; Coolair 36in fans, $50/each. Chan Cabe Carnesville 706-384-7119 3pt subsoiler, new, $150; 16X16 double Taylor way harrow, $350; Bulldog 6’ pulverizer, $700; Ford mower, $300. Taylor Cantrell Pendergrass 706-693-2337 4000 Bushell Butler grain bin, w/6in. discharge auger, tall supporting blocks under floor, $2000. S.D. Sellers Pembroke 912-653-2289 4230 John Deere power shift,. allied front end loader with bucket and hay spear, $10,600. Clay Walden Mitchell 706-831-2392
WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013 45 kw single phase generator; Ford engine; LP or NG; new paint, wiring, battery, starter. $6,500. Darren Queen Gainesville 678-971-5040 460 long tractor, 3pt hitch, w/7’ lift pole, 6’ box blade, 5’ bushhog, more. Nelda Martin Hiram 770-505-1675 770-4450653 468 JD baler, megawide, net wrap, bale kicker, hyd. head, 3500 bales, $26,000. Winston Beaty Barwick 229-735-3623 5’ bush and bog harrow, good condition, $500, also 5’scrap blade $300. Emory Thomas Jefferson 404-402-3824 506 John Deere bush hog, very good condition, currently sheltered in barn, $650. Tom Watson Newborn 770-4906480 580 Case Backhoe, $8500 obo; 404 IH Industrial tractor with loader, $1500. Donnie Luke Fitzgerald 229-425-1330 5ft skidsteer loader bucket, no teeth, universal bucket, will fit most any kind, good condition, $350. Joe Walker Fayetteville 770-461-7142 5ft. Ford finishing mower, good blades and belts, $500. Doyle Barnes Social Circle 678-481-5067 6 Screens to fit a Gehl 65 feed mixer; 1/2 inch holes, $150 each. Jason Cope Glennville 912-654-3817 615-513-7065 6.5-16 ft. flat bed trailer w/ramp, bumper pull, $1000 OBO. Floyd Barnes Hiram 770-942-7630 600 ford, bushhog, harrow, pulverizer, box blade, AP plow, 6 in phd, $6150. Tyler Phillips Athens 706-614-0387 6060 Allis Chalmers; open station, overhauled and clutch, 700 hrs. ago, $8000; Athen chisel plow, $1,200. Wes Smith Thomaston 706-648-4210 616 Cycle Mower $2,850. Doug Franklin Clarkesville 706-768-0059 6320 John Deere Tractor, 95 HP, excellent condition, cab, heat/air, stereo, 2 wheel drive, 510 hrs., always sheltered. Robert Blackmon Lilburn 770-318-6316 65 NH Bailer $1600; 672 NH Conditioner $1600; Vicon Rake $600; 671 Detroit Power Unit $3400. Bill Myers Blue Ridge 706-964-5483 6Ft John Deere Bush Hog MX6, good condition, $1750. Robert Payne Franklin 706-675-1751 706-675-1751 7ft. heavy duty woods mower, 2 seasons old, in excellent shape, $1700. Lee DeLoach 242 Hendrix DeLoach Road Statesboro 30458 email@example.com 912-536-1821 8’ John Deere Frontier finish mower HD, $2000. B.C. Padgett Jeffersonville 478945-3985 478-397-5803 800 ford, bushhog, harrow, lay off plow, box blade, bottom plow, $6400. Ken Phillips Bogart 706-714-7282 85 IMT-539 (like MF135) w/5’ cutter, new clutch/dsl fuel injector pump seals, $4600, pics/delivery available. Thomas Richardson Ellijay 706-635-2729 8N Ford $2,000 & 9N $1,800, both good dependable tractors; Dearborn plow, $300. Don Morris Eastman 478-374-1804 8N Ford, $2,000; good and dependable tractor & BF Avery, $1,000; needs float and tank cleaned. Clifford Morris Hampton 770-530-8799 8X30 flatbed GN trailer, 3 axle, $2500, will trade. Michael Dauphin Covington 770-652-7229 941B Cat track loader, 90% UC, on farm last 20 years, good condition, $14,500. Marvin Taylor Calhoun 770-547-3198 9N Ford, new paint, rebuilt radiator, gas tank, distributor and carb, 12V, runs great, $1900 OBO. Frank Rodriguez Buckhead 404-456-4482 Agri-Fab Universal 36” wide tow-behind tiller, 206cc engine, tow behind lawn tractors or ATV’s. excellent condition, $875. Robert Westerfield Molena 770-4682229 Allis Chalmers G Disc plow culti, $2250; 555D backhoe, runs good, FWD. Jennings Ivester Young Harris 706-4358293 Allis Clamers B bi-cycles, front end, has run in past, needs work, $500. Walter Zevill Decatur 404-395-5476 Antique corn grinder, belt driven and hand crank needs restoration or display as is $120. Jeffrey Meeks Augusta 706513-6628 Automatic hog catcher, $200; bushhog harrow, 14ft wide, hydraulic on 4 wheels, $500. E.L. Rogers Reidsville 912-7391321 Backhoe Case 580D Construction King, new tires, 2WD, everything works, $7500. Eddy York Lexington 706-743-5063 Baltic 3pt. hitch seed/fertilizer spreader, good condition, $150. Tim Burdett Jackson 30233 404-226-0582 Bush Hog, 5ft JD w/two new blades, has brand new composite trailing wheel, good condition, $425. William Crowder Athens 706-254-8557
WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013 BushHog tag-a-long 303, $1200 OBO. T. Harwell Madison 706-818-3370 Cat 941B track loader, 1979 cutom made cab/air, great shape, used on farm, $13,500, LaGrange area. Gaines Harman Greenville 678-733-2564 Chattanooga sugar cane mill; 3 roller, cast, great shape, $1000. Matt Swint Gibson 706-558-0599 Cole planters, 6 row/twin row pattern on 36”, Gandy boxes, plates, etc; used last year. Terrell Jones Lumpkin 229-321-9739 Columbus 18 and Golden 27 cane mills, totally rebuilt, See Albany Craigslist or call. Thomas Hancock Moultrie 229-9415579 Covington planters (2),TP-46 for sale; 2 years old, used one season, no frame, planters only, extra plates. Gerald Driggers Ochlocknee firstname.lastname@example.org 386-209-0209 Dake, number 3, ratchet lever, arbor press. Calvin Smith Chatsworth 706517-5110 Deutz farm tractor, diesel, excellent condition, air cooled, 68hp, $8500. Richard Balkcum 5149 Henderson Rd. Hephzibah 30815 706-592-9584 706560-0147 DR power wago, electric start; used, $850. Jon Bearden Dawsonville 30534 770-329-8981 Electric pea sheller, Taylor Manufacturing Co., $200. Betsy Nance Statesboro 912-682-5406 Farmall AAA tractor w/bushog, $750; 1 Rollerfase 2.5hp, $250. M Mammoth Fairburn 770-969-0151 Farmall H tractor w/cultivators, not running; Super H Farmall, not running; Allis Chalmers B, 20 hp, running; 54 hp new field diesel tractor. J. Blasczyk Douglasville 770-942-5018 404-7720340 Farmall M, runs great, good tires, has belt driven corn grinder, $2750. Sam Hutson Marietta 678-758-1481 Farmall super M tractor, new paint and decals, runs well, good tires $2300 Wayne Kitchens Jackson 678-925-0857 Ford 1220 project tractor, needs paint and small repairs, 989hrs, 60” mower, turf tires, $3,000. James West Commerce 770-993-2100 Ford 2000 farm tractor, not running, Cletus Mullis Chester 478-358-4523 478697-9180 Ford 2000, power steering, hydraulic hook ups, diesel, only 1300 hours, new paint, $5500, OBO. Gary Thompson Lagrange 706-402-7060 Ford 3000, power steering, 3pt hitch, hydraulics, 2355hrs, excellent condition, $6000 OBO. Phillis Futch Calhoun 706625-5575 Ford 4000 tractor, motor good, new tires on back & front; roll back body for 1970 Chevy, good shape, $7,000. Pat Cannon Norcross 770-448-8555 Ford 552; large roll hay baler, good condition, $2,400. Frank Stowe Jefferson 706-367-1550 Ford 7000 12ft box dump, 3802 Cat diesel engine, good condition, juice brakes, $2800. R.L. Thompson Ross 423-9917530 706-861-3092 Ford 7600 tractor, runs great, looks good, no problems, dual remotes, canopy, $10,000 obo. Duke Burgess Louisville email@example.com 478625-9542 305-923-0262 Ford 960V tractor, factory duals, front/ rear weights, new clutch, dual power, rebuilt. PE Anderson Millen 912-863-6144 Ford tractor, 1952, twelve volt system, excellent for restoring, not running, $1000. Wallace German Winder 770-867-7140 Galfre hay tedder; 3pt hitch, new oil seals, $500. Mickey Hilliard Baldwin 706949-0197 GEHL 1162 hay disc mower, good condition, $4000; JD 350 hay rake, $500. Mike Hawk LaGrange 706-957-3651 Gehl 3250 square baler gc, barn kept $3500. Dee Martin Fort Valley 478-3385109 Hay Tedder; Kh 2.52 Deutz Fahr, 17 f., $1,200. Butch Malcom Bostwick 706474-1372 Hinomoto 4WD, 32hp, 54.7hrs, 10/2005 paperwork, 5ft implements, loader, PTO, rototiller, ditch blade, cutter, $9500. M Harrison Commerce 706-335-4994 770868-6219 Honda WT40X; trash pump with 340 engine, 75 feet of pipe; like new, $1400. John Higgins Crawfordville john@ sportinggeorgia.com 912-656-1589 IH 544 diesel, strong TA, good org. paint, low hrs, new tires,custom seat, 2nd owner, always shedded, $4,800. OBO Lucia Miller Cherrylog 706-455-6611 IHC 175C track loader, powershift, 4-inbucket, power reverser, used clearing land, $11,500. Frank Bates Yatesville 706-975-1228 706-472-3437
FARMERS AND CONSUMERS MARKET BULLETIN International 884, $8500; 16 foot trailer, $1500. Keith Stevenson McRae 229868-5940 229-315-2024 International Cub-Loboy 154, needs drive shaft pulley, great shape otherwise, $2000 or trade for another small tractor. Johnny Weaver Snellville 678-848-1624 International loadster 1600, 1974 truck, 360 bushel capacity dump body, good condition, $4000. Jimmy Kelley Mitchell 706-598-3263 International TD20B, 13ft angle/tilt blade, 26 tons, New undercarriage, Used for roads and land clearing, $11,500. LaGrange Area. Gaines Harman Greenville 678-773-2564 Jet worm harvester, $3000, you pick up. James Davis Hortense 912-266-3063 John Deere 2040, diesel tractor with front end loader in great shape, 2042 hours. Billy Thompson 7015 Campground Rd Cumming 30040 678-777-4058 John Deere 328 square baler, parts only. Gary Smith Broxton 912-359-3575 John Deere 336 sq. baler, $2950. Jim Raptis White 770-712-5883 John Deere 435 round baler, $4500. Lee Banks Mansfield 678-656-3060 John Deere 4400 combine w/220 grain head, rebuilt injector pump, good engine and transmission, $1850. Ellis Cadenhead LaGrange 706-884-5542 John Deere 450B loader, motor out and disassembld, operates like it should, $3500. Jim Bishop Franklin 706-6753943 John Deere 450C loader g/c, $15k or trade for 4WD telescopic fork lift, 40’ reach w/bucket. Travis Gilbert Woodbury 334-750-0032 John Deere 4640, cab, a/c, duals, gc, $19,995. Doug Huff Dearing 706-8331163 John Deere 830 tractor w/front end loader, diesel with bush hog, spreader, and hay fork, $8000. CD Gravitt Buford 770-945-4371 John Deere 894 Corn Header, $21,500. Jimmy Moncrief Fort Valley 478-9555775 John Deere 950, 3cyl.,diesel, 508 hours; 1987 & 7 ft. Bueler finishing mower, $7500. Jerry Orton Rydal jerryworton@ gmail.com 770-382-7855 John Deere 9930 cotton picker, good condition, $9500; Farmall 100 Orchard, $2000; John Deere push blade, $1500. Owen Stapleton Richland 229-389-1083 John Deere model 40, runs good, new front tires, must sell $1000 OBO. Eddie Robinson Canton 770-345-6576 John Deere model M tractor w/full set of cultivators. Jerry Cox Fayetteville 770461-7938 John Deere No.9, side sickle mower and some parts barn kept, good condition, $300. Greg Morris Cumming 678859-3752 John Deere plot drill, 5’ & 8’ wide, works on 3 pt. hitch, excellent condition, $2,200. Royce Hulett Hazlehurst 912-253-0161 912-375-3008 John Deere X340 riding mower w/16s dumpcart, 25HP, 54” cutting deck, 259 hrs, one owner, all-service maintenance. Pat Chatov Rutledge 30663 706-5571717 John Deere, 455D track loader w/forks; turbo diesel, all new under carriage, exc. condition, 5100 hrs., $14, 800. W. H. Cochran Cherry Log 706-632-5744 Jubilee tractor; 12 volt bush hog, bush/ hog plow, chisel plow, lift pole, double cutting disc., $5,200; Rome. Wilma Bridges Silver Creek 706-291-0358 Komatsu D75S Crawler Loader 50,000 lbs., 3yd bucket, strong farm clearing tractor, 3100 original hours $25,000. John Jones McDonough 404-357-4220 Kubota 2005 L2800D FWD, 280hrs, hydrostatic, 30 hp. $10,500. Richard Breeden Rising Fawn 30738 423-3090527 Kubota L245H high clearance tractor w/scorpion 4ft finishing mower, Bruch 4-row cultivators, new sweeps; MF3 bottom plow. Ricky Powell Wrightsville 478290-5660 Landpride FR1672 6’finish mower, rear discharge, 3 point hitch, $700. Jim Gathercole Gainesville stromstrider@gmail. com 678-283-3029 Lay-off plow for Farmall Cub Tractor, includes hat section, break way standard, unused furrower and other parts. Thomas Tucker Lithia Springs 770-9412354 Left and right rear plows for Farmall-100, $150 firm. John Eberhart 4308 Sudie Road Hiram 30141 770-943-0775 Massey Ferguson 165 tractor for sale, $4795; runs great. Marty Martin Summerville 706-506-6565 Massey Ferguson 35 diesel w/disc harrow $2000. Don Clark Suches 678-2377972
Massey Ferguson front end loader & backhoe, 3cyl Perkins motor, does not run. Pete Cobb 8405Teal Rd. Fairburn 30213 770-964-5644 MD 316” bottom plow, spring trip feet, new cutting colters, new points $550. Wayne Tapley 1943 New Rd Sandersville 31082 478-232-4083 Medium size diesel power shavings mill, call for more information, $23K. Jasper Cummings 156 N Johnson St. Newborn 30056 404-925-0869 MF 2300 loader, 60” belly mower, 48” tiller, one-row cultivator, 794hrs, good condition, $9250. L. Ward Villa Rica 770459-9492 770-595-1066 MF 245 Diesel, 1600 hrs; includes 5ft bush hog & set of forks; $5200. Nancy Dean Williamson 770-228-2985 770228-2985 MF 4 bottom flip plow, heavy duty, hydraulic cylinder, works well, $725. Brad Collins Macon 478-951-8600 MF175 $5000; gravity grain trailer $850; manure spreader $500. Wayne Laircey Statesboro 30458 912-536-6888 Miller “Thunderbolt” welder, 2 tanks w/wheeled dolly, masks, welding rods, torches, etc.; entire package $500. L. Nelson Ellaville 31806 229-937-2376 Mitsubishi compact tractor D1850, 4 cyl. diesel, 4WD, looks and runs like new, $3800. Jerry Davis Suwanee 770-9455042 New Holland 256 ground driven rake, Kuhm GF 5001 tedder, $5800; Kohn 8ft, 6 dick mower, $3500. Bobby Smith Manchester 706-656-6427 New Holland 355 grinder mixer, good condition. Everett Panter Blue Ridge 706-455-7227 New Holland 477 Haybine, good condition, used this spring, $2,500. Chet Barrett Mt. Airy 706-499-8008 New Holland 630 round baler, 4X4, $4200; Hesston 9ft disc mower, 3ph, $3200; rake also. Jeff Knowles Eatonton 706-485-6748 New Holland 68; square baler, NH 451 mower, 3 PT. hitch wheel rake, $2,500 for all or will separate. Brian Hart LaFayette 706-397-8006 New Holland hay baler, model 269, old but good, $550 Tommy Kemp Marietta 404-680-7219 New Holland round baler 847, $600; 7’ Rhino HD scrape blade $600; boom aum for auger, $75. D Bentley Thomaston 706-647-7089 Norlake Koldlocker walk-in cooler, 6X12X6, $4000. Naomi Davis Roberta firstname.lastname@example.org 478-836-4564 One point hitch, excellent condition, $6500. Charles Richitson Denton 912375-0505 Power King tractor 2418 w/harrows, drawbar, spring harrow, $1700 cash. James McCain Macon 478-746-7406 Powermatic 18” converter, 15HP, $700. Jimmy McKinley Thomaston 706-9757244 PTO driven side deliever rake, good working condition $600. Stan Manous Hampton 404-392-0694 Rare John Deeres; 40 hicrop, 4010 and 4020 hicrop, 60 Orchard, 420 industrial,1938. Mike Hollingsworth Statesboro 912-764-5570 RDTH72 72” bush hog finishing mower; very good condition, $1350; cash only. Monica Flynn Dawsonville email@example.com 404-428-1534 Rhino TW84 mower,7 ft, drive line/ blades in good condition, deck has places rusted through, $500. Vance Gafnea Whitesburg 678-446-1829 Round baler, Vicon RP-1211, 4X5,w/ expensive belt lacing tool, sheltered, field ready, $3400. James Gaston Americus 229-924-7460 Round hay bale unroller, 3pt hitch, hydraulic cylinder. Wendell Holland Conyers 404-444-3090 Sandblaster, Clemco 350lb capacity, 50ftX1”, blasting hose, deadman control, boron nozzle, GC, $2300 firm. Jack Wilson Chamblee 770-452-1616 Service truck; ( 2 ) 60 gal. diesel.; gas 35 gal, hydraulic 35 gal., anti 35 gallon, grease 5 gal., new batteries. $23,500 Bo Pounds Martinez 404-626-0376 Sidewinder bushhog, needs two tires, $600. Jon Jarvis Bowman 706-9889385 Taylor-Way 10.5 ft harrow, cover disk, baulk buster, great condition, $7000, 3 bottom, 16”, moldboard plow $550. Phillip Merk Commerce 706-367-5972 Trobilt tiller, new belts, new Kohler Pro7, 280cc motor, new belts, plow $750. Billy Parrish Stone Mountain 404-610-3829 Troy Bilt rear tine tiller, 6HP, Tecumseh engine, $625. Harold Bagwell 5987 Shadburn Ferry Rd. Buford 30518 770945-9404
Troy built 11HP, B&S ‘Big Red Horse’, tiller, elecrtic start, PTO chipper, brush guard. J.C. Sherrer Newnan 770-2530995 Two 14-9-24 tires and one tube, 5060% tread, Goodyear, $350 cash. Marty Lynn Cumming 770-889-1394 Veermer track walk behind trencher, RTX100, bought new, used very little, stored inside, low hours. Roberta Verdone Lexington 706-743-3994 Vermeer SW3500 silage wrapper, 45 rolls plastic wrap $12,000. Terry Harris Boston 229-344-3701 229-344-3701 Vicon v-rake, 8-wheel, 3pt hitch, good condition, $800. Ford/NH 162 tedder, 4-spinner, 16.5ft., good condition, $800. Jim Bogger Aragon 706-234-5842 Wood chipper, Liberty 5”, excellent condition, 15hrs, $1200, extra set of blades included. Luther Kurrass Pine Mountain 706-443-6332 Woodmizer sawmill, 20in planer, blade sharpner, setter, $12K. Chuch Barry Reynolds 478-957-5125 Woods grooming mower, Model RM306, works, but needs work, best used for parts Charles Canning 3075 Old Lost Mountain Rd. Powder Springs 30127 770-943-3485 Woods Scrap Grapple; 14.4 c/f cap, $1950. Phil Bowen 3430 Old Lost Mtn. Rd. Powder Springs 30127 678-7738736 Yanmar 1700 2wd/2cyl. diesel compact tractor, 34 hrs since refurbish; good hyd., pto, ROPS. EC. $3750 OBO. Ron Strickland Gillsville 770-869-7575
Farm Machinery Wanted 140 Farmall wanted. Would like ‘75 to ‘79 model with fert dist & 1 pt fast hitch. Aaron Simpson Mill Wood 912-283-7471 912-282-0682 Cotton wagon with double axles front and back, long (40 feet), good condition. John Washington Watkinsville 706-2546736 Disk plow, also 4’-5’ rototiller. Herbert Metz Cumming 678-947-6987 Farm tractor needed for barter, 2001 31ft Dutchmen Sport camper trailer with slide out. Sleeps 8+. Ann Green Hiram 770-369-5139 Four row ripper spider, in good condition. Freeman Plains 229-942-0939 Four row ripper spider, in good shape. F Freeman Plains 229-942-0939 I am looking for a 2 or 3 row bottom plow, 3 point hitch. Jimmy Nail Covington 678-858-0191 Interested in any pecan harvest equipment. Wayne McKellar Moultrie 229873-7094 KMC 180” tillivator, mechanical 5000 Series transplanter, 4 row sukup plow. Ben Batten Ambrose 912-309-0577 Looking for 16’ hay elevator/conveyor. Cindy Burtt Monroe 770-267-2034
Looking for P.T.O. driven corn sheller in good condtion. Duane Brown Rabun Gap 706-490-9600 Old motorized two wheel tractors, Planet Jr, David Bradley, etc. including accessories and attachments; running or not. Fred Gaunce Lawrenceville 770-380-2722 Older cab tractor to pull baler and disc mower, around 75HP, also cotton, watermelon, produce trailer, 35+feet Paul Smith Hazlehurst 478-952-3899 Original top link, in good condition, for 1990 Ford 5610 diesel, 2WD tractor. T Busby Dawson 229-869-5576 Sickle mower, 6ft, prefer IHC, two point hitch, others considered. Bill Bryant Lexington 706-743-5307 Sugar cane mill panel with COL on it for Columbus Improved 13. James Cox Leesburg 229-733-0363 Want syrup ketttle, 30, 40, 50, 100 gallon; will pay reasonable and pick up. Henry Hine Conyers 404-310-6490 Want to buy 2600 Ford tractor w/power steering and low hours. R.H. Garrett Statham 770-725-5230 Want to buy pecan cleaner for in shell pecans; working or one that needs minor repair. Andrew Kinder Royston 864-2478013 Want to buy, 6 ft. 306 bush hog brand for parts or main input shaft for gear box. R. H Garrett Statham 770-725-5230 Want used grain auger, work off PTO; also, grain vac. Frank Eaton Madison 706-474-0689 706-342-0727 Wanted: Dodge or Chevy 2500 4x4 regular cab, gas, automatic. Slate Long Madison 706-752-0206 Wanted: pull-type PTO driven hammermill. Jermaine Barlow Grantville firstname.lastname@example.org 706-302-7658 Wanted; six foot bucket for a John Deere, 146 front end loader. James McCay Ila 706-202-0097
FARM SUPPLIES If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-651-9081. (1) large plastic water tank in metal cage $50 E. Sims Carnesville 706-384-5279 (24) 17”x20’ heart pine boards (came from old buidling) Ted Ridgeway Lexington 706-743-5646 1000 feet of lumber and turning blocks: cedar, ambrosia maple, oak, basswood, ash, poplar, and pine David Gray Bowdon 770-655-4674 11 fence gates, 12 to 16 feet long, galvanized + 2” steel, take all $600. Raymond Gunter Lexington 770-536-8072 125 gallon upright propane tank. $125 Morris Smith- Jackson - 770-775-6346. Morris Smith Jackson mcpondpeople@ yahoo.com 770-775-6346 13’ steel ladder, $100 ; (10) 55 gallon Plastic Barrels David Powell 275 Eagle View Dr. Monticello 31064 470-233-9592
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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: 478847-3664 or 706-647-3559. 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 email@example.com. 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: 706-779-5944 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: 770-3580872/1786. 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 912-375-5543 (day). Every Sat. 10 am, farm-related mdse. Auction; 1 pm, goats, fowl & small animal auction; GAL#AU003224; Red Barn Livestock Auction, Sylvester. Info.: 229-776-9009. 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. night Goat, Poultry & Small Animal Auction, 7 pm, BradleyWayside Auction, 1035 Monticello Hwy., Gray. GAL 306. Info: Nancy Wilson, 478-986-4413. 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: 229-5602898 or 229-896-4553. Every 1st & 3rd Sat. Livestock Sale, sale starts at 10 am, tack/horses, cows at 12 noon, goats at 1 pm, poultry sale to follow, Metter Livestock Market, Lyons, Ga. Info: Lewie Fortner, 478-553-6066. GAL 3415.
14 x 96 hoop house frames; you take down, $100. Ed. Jordan P O Box 236 Warthen 31094 firstname.lastname@example.org 478-553-0616 16-ft. farm gate, $65, good cond. L Wade Jefferson 706-658-0070 2 120-gallon propane tanks, $125 each; 1 220-gallon propane tank, $200. Jimmy Freeman Boston 229-221-0606 2 7.5-12 Sears garden tractor tires, 2-ply on 5-lug rims, $15 each. Roy Largin Cumming 678-429-2290 2 chicken house feed bins, 10 & 14 ton, complete auger & motor, $950. Bill Bryan Summerville 706-397-8219 20 H.P. Briggs + Stratton engine complete with starter; set up for John Deere, $600 cash. Wayne Head Jersey 770639-7791 20-gal. metal drums, $20 ea.; 20-gal. plastic drums, $20 ea.; 275-gal. tote tank, food grade, $125. Windle Sneed McDonough 770-483-7007 200 lb. anvil-100 lb. anvil, #20 cast iron wash pot “good,” post vise, black smith hammer, Hardee’s well pulley. A. Hendrick Austell 770-948-9842 200lb. Anvil-$300 or trade for equal value goats H.T. Lyon Chamblee 770891-3939 250 gal fuel tank with 12v. pump $275 Larry Knowles Fayetteville 770-5603512 250 totes, 20-30-55-gal. plastic drums, 2 bung plugs, 55-gal. metal lock ring, 55-gal metal w/o lids, 55-gal. stainless, 30-gal. washpot. Jimmy Cannon Canton 770-889-2342 250-gal. white plastic tanks with aluminum sides or cage, 5” twist off cap, let out valve at bottom. Barry Needham Loganville 678-475-7068 3-ton grain bin, excellent condition w/4” auger, $1400; 850-gal. concrete flush tank $150 obo. John Simpson Talbotton 31827 300-gallon plastic tank with metal cage, 5-inch twist cap on top,valve on bottom. $50 C. Stovall Dahlonega 678-491-0838 4 stainless steel gasoline tanks, 4 gal capacity with straps, $10 each. Carl Dobson Atlanta 404-247-7343
Every 1st & 3rd Sat. S & D Goat Sales, Baxley Fairgrounds, begin 12:30 pm; goats, pigs, poultry. Info.: Steve Smith, 912-367-9268, 912266-7170. Every 2nd Sat. Winstead Horse Sales, 5 pm, Eastanollee Livestock Auction, Eastanollee. Info: Shannon Winstead, 864-710-4030 or 864944-6200. 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: 478237-8825 (weekdays), 478-4553714 (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, 704434-6389 or 704-473-8715. 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.: 229-246-4955/416-7217. 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 email@example.com
4000-gallon fuel or diesel tank, $1500. Dennis Burroughs Hull firstname.lastname@example.org 706-548-4949 5/4 pecan & cedar boards, antique heartpine flooring, doors, brick & 37-ft. trusses; 2 ton feed bins. James Donaldson Metter 912-685-4095 912-682-0347 50 gallon white barrels. Kamal Sarris Kennesaw email@example.com 404437-9723 50-ft. 1 1/4 schedule 40 PVC, Dosotron herbicide injector, $50. Newt Sikes Screven 912-294-1647 55-gallon steel drums with clamp rings, food grade with removable tops, $12 each. Emerson Bennett Royston Emersonbnntt@yahoo.com 706-680-1432 6’ harrow, perfect condition, $675. Jesse Champion 2715 S. Walkers Mill Rd Griffin 30224 62 Shenadoah brooders, 10 years old, good cond., $25 each, all $1000. Randy Kendrick Chatsworth 706-218-0572 7 sheets of tempered glass, 32” wide by 74” long, $200. Wilford Fincher 441 Heard St. Flovilla 30216 770-775-7100 7500 sf steel/metal building with loading dock and 50 ft. x 50 ft. insulated cooler on 3.29 acres of land. Landon Miles Blackshear 912-449-3822 Air/kiln dried Woodmizer sawn lumber, large selection wood species, paneling, wide-plank flooring, fencing, barn wood. John Sell Milner firstname.lastname@example.org 770480-2326 Baskets, 38 half-bushel $2.25 ea; 21 bushel $2 ea.; 14 bushel hampers $2.50 ea. Phil Mathis Gainesville 770-532-7227 Blue & white 55-gal. plastic drums, closed tops, two twist-off caps, food grade, other types sometimes available. Eugene Needham Loganville 770-466-4284 Blue Martin equipment, complete and ready to install on metal pole w/20 white gourds, $160. W.E. Rooks Albany 229883-6541 Buckets, good grade, white plastic with handles & resealable lids, new cond. D. Grizzle Gainesville 770-532-1070 Cages; doves & pigeons, quality epoxy coated & welded wire, various size, $15 ea. & up. John Bennett Atlanta 404-6805150
Complete set of blacksmith tools, $400 firm; also some mule plows, more Joe Kirkpatrick Dallas 770-505-9960 Ditch Witch trencher, R-40 - Ride On, less than 15 hourson new rebuilt 4 cyl. Wisconsin engine, new tires,etc. Roy Pruitt Douglasville 770-949-5453 770595-7891 Flooring, oak & pine, T&G, various widths; also wood shavings and beadboard; call for prices. William Briggs Union City 404-349-2315 Grain bin, will hold twenty thousand bushels corn, you move. Archie Morgan Lyons 912-293-5028 Grain bins, one 5,000-bu. bin; 2 - 2,600bu. bins. Kay R Taylor 711 Bayberry Rd. Alma 31510 912-632-4374 H type feed bunkers, concrete, $300 a piece. Shawn Cox Covington 678-4096233 Hardee 500-gal. pull sprayer, 28-ft. foam marker, hand wand, $3250. Jerry Glover Rock Spring 706-764-7245 Heart pine lumber, beams, lap siding, tongue/groove, old doors, mantels, vgroove tin, structures removed. Otis Brett Tennille 706-466-9035 Heavy duty galvanized gates 2-14’, 1012’, 1-10’, 5-8’, 5-4’ ; Richie waterer 4-4 hole, 3-2 hole, 22 KW Perkins generator, $5,500. Robert Lanier White Plains 404310-0412 Hen nests for sale, 12 all-metal nests per box, $40 per box. Lamar Bryant Cleveland 706-878-8509 Large metal extension ladder, $75. Melanie Ballard Kingston 678-438-4948 Lilliston 600 Hi-cap peanut combine, good cond., $1,500 neg.; J20 Ditch Witch, runs but needs work, $650 neg.; 6-ft. harrow, $300 neg. Ken Thompson East Dublin 478-279-3211 Locust 8’ split rails 8’ Terry York Rabun Gap 706-982-4348 Log handling, new skidding tongs (I-25), $85; crane eye hook, $150. Robert Brady Douglasville robroyartisans@earthlink. net 404-915-3398 Lumber, band saw produced, low as .35/bd. ft., pine and hardwood, custom cuts available. Mitchell Smith Griffin email@example.com 404-867-5106 Need hood for 484 Intl., tractor, no muffler hole, also need attached front grill from that hood. Donald Anderson Social Circle 706-424-0666 Old cast-iron, 7-gallon washpot on legs, very heavy, $275 firm; cast-iron kettle, $60 firm; farm bell, 14 inches wide, $275 firm; 10/gal. washpot, $300. Nathaniel Hester Madison 706-342-2572 Old hand hewn log house, excellent condition. Delivery & set avail. anywhere. Kerry Hix Chatsworth 706-695-6431 One metal well bucket with wooden bottom, pulley and chain; 1 painted well bucket; 2 cow bells, 1 small and 1 large. H.F. Golden Albany 229-883-1414 One-gal. glass poultry watering jugs, no lids, $1.25 ea., have 95, take all, $1 ea. Louis Beal Ellijay 770-344-8527 Priefert 5-ft. litter saver, used, in good working condition, $1500. Mitchell Hensley Ellijay 706-889-3776 Red Brand, non-climb horse fence wire, new with tags, no rust; (3)100 ft rolls, unused, $130 per roll. Steven Weaver Hiram 678-558-9736 Scythe, old timey cradle, 3 prongs & blade, $90, includes shipping in Ga. Reba McEldowney 107 Garden Ct. Warner Robins 31088 478-256-6992 Turn around for elec. fence wire plus 1 1/4 rolls of wire, $165. Jimmy Rains LaFayette 706-638-3531 Turtle traps, $35; fish traps, $40 and crawfish traps, $25. Al Redmond 2832 Americus Hwy. Dawson 39842 firstname.lastname@example.org 229-449-2554 Wanted a PTO Tractor Pump Dasher Enterprises Waverly Hall 706-329-1507 Wanted: hay ring for cows within 30 miles Gloria Malcom Social Circle 770646-4303 Wanted: Wadeken or jaydee automated hen nest must be in good condition. Bernice Mosley Reidsville 912-245-4491 Wild hog traps, spring-loaded door, continuous catch, removeable top, large/ small hogs, 4x4x8 ft. J.D. Conger 1376 Old Norman Park Rd Norman Park 31771 229-769-5472 Woodmizer lumber; 1x12 pine, poplar, oak trailer flooring, any thickness. Larry Moore Newnan 678-278-5709 Woodmizer resaw for sawmill, $1,000. Doyce Green Silver Creek 706-295-0381 706-767-1848 Woodmizer sawn pine lumber, cut to order, Fairburn/Fayetteville. Morris Deatherage Fayetteville 678-472-8487 Ziggity drinkers, Choretime feeders & other misc. poultry house equipment. Joshua Martin Clarkesville 770-5317432
WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013
LIVESTOCK All livestock (i.e., those animals such as, but not limited to, cattle, equine, goats, sheep, swine, and poultry) must have been in possession of the advertiser for a minimum of 90 days before they can be advertised.
Cattle If you have any questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-651-9081. 1 Limousin bull, black, polled and gentle, 13 months. Gray Bowdon 770-258-2581 1 milking cow (3 yo), bull calf (1 mo), perfect for homestead, Jersey/Piedmontese, $795. Janisse Ray Reidsville email@example.com 912-557-1053 1 registered Charolais bull, 15 mos;. 3 registered Charolais bulls, 11 mos., $1500-$2000. Scott Tipton Clarkesville 706-200-6655 1 Simmental bull and 1 SimAngus bull yearlings; Dream On and Desperado. Kirk Little Lyons 912-326-3512 10 black Angus heifers, some bred to registered Black Angus bull, others ready to breed, farm raised. Donald Hudgins Marietta 404-886-6849 10 pair Brangus C/C; cows 1150-1450 lbs., calves 200-400 lbs., $19,000. Ellis Whittington Omega 229-392-2651 120-130 Angus, Angus-cross, 2yr. old heifers; due to calve in Feb/March 2014, all or part, $1,250 each. Philip McCoy Newton 229-364-5555 13 Angus-cross heifers, fancy; 12 black and 1 black with white face, start calving Nov.1, bred low birth weight; Angus bull. Brandon Gibbs Bowdon 678-378-1253 14 good replacement heifers, will be year old in August, $975 each or all for $13,000. Scotty Phillips Royston 706498-0657 18 head Axbrn cows, 1 pair bred to purebred SimAngus bull; calves due JanMar. D Pike Lake Park 229-300-2918 2 regd. black Simmental bulls, 12 +18 mos. old, 1000 lbs. + 1200 lbs., 1 is Trademark Son. D. Sills Cleveland 706878-8606 2 yrs old; low birth weight EPD. Lalla Tanner Monroe 770-267-7179 678-823-5742 2-yr.-old polled Hereford & F1 Braford bulls w/performance data. Jonny Harris Odum 912-586-6585 20 Angus cows, bred to Red Angus bull, all vacc., will deliver, $1250 ea. Alan Williams Milan 229-315-1261 28 Holstein, 6 Holstein/Jersey cross, 2 Jersey springing heifers, due in midAugust, $1350 each. Chris Hensley Maysville 706-658-5177 3 Black Angus cross heifers. 5 - 7 months old. Charles Johnson Millen firstname.lastname@example.org 478-299-1216 3 black SimAngus bulls, AI sired, $1,500 each. Robert Harkins Suches 706-9690457 3 red SimAngus heifers, 10 to 12 months old, $700 each. Alvin Hall Martin 404-583-5528 4 registered polled Hereford cow/calf pairs, 12 bulls, 17-30 mos., top bloodlines. Jimmy Jeanes Gray 478-972-0912 50 B&BB bred heifers due to start calving Sept 1., avg. weight 1000 lb., $1500. Kyle Peeples Bowman 706-680-3008 706-680-3009 50 heifers, confirmed bred to Black Angus bull, mostly Black Baldies, some red and gray, $1500 each. Edward Allen Royston 706-498-8757 706-245-9382 6 purebred Angus cows, no papers, bred to calve to registered Angus bulls, Oct.-Dec. David Gazda Athens 706-2967846 6 purebred Black Angus open heifers for sale. Jake Stewart Alma 912-632-5652 90 head of SimAngus feeder calves; 60 steers, 30 heifers, tagged, shots, pre-conditioned. Lan Little Lyons 912-536-8513 Angus and horned Hereford bulls for sale, 18 months, starting at $2500, semen tested. Wes Smith Thomaston 706648-4210 Belted Galloway bulls, two to choose from; ready for service; $1,000 your choice. Ron Howell Macon 478-2563246 Black Angus, 3 bulls, 1 heifer about 6 mos. old, $250; 1 stock bull, 2 yrs. old, $120 obo. Don Gravitt Buford 770-945-9354 Bulls: Red Brahman, Simmental, and Simbrah, breeding and weaning age, few cows and heifers. Cliff Adams Bowdon 770-258-2069 Calving ease, milking ability, gentleness, registered polled Shorthorn bulls, show heifers, steers, excellent quality, Club Calf member. Ken Bridges Commerce 706-768-3480 Cattle for sale, heifers, open, Angus & Angus cross. Billy Silas Gibson 706-5989900
Dexter bull calf, Chrondro free, A1A2 milk genes, black, horned, 14 months, $900. Alce Heath Tccoa 770-298-6777 404-990-3374 Excellent performance-tested black fullblood Simmental and SimAngus bulls, cow/calf pairs, heifers; AI/embryo bred, easy calving, high milk, satisfaction guaranteed. Milton Martin Jr. Clarkesville 770-519-0008 Gelbvieh young bulls, all registered purebred, bred for easy calving and fast growth. John Kiss Gainesville 770-5311126 Gentle Jersey milking cow with calf, lactating now, $1200 firm. Linda Woody Suches 706-838-4684 Herd sale; 46 Angus crossed cows & 1 Hereford bull, $36,000. Woodard Holland 479 Cecil Tyre Rd. Bristol 31518 email@example.com 912-367-0229 904-449-2127 Jersey nursery cow and calf, $1,000. Ronald Boatright Stillmore 912-5623508 478-299-4457 Mini-bull calf, 7/8 Jersey, 1/8 Dexter, not regd., 11 months, 36” tall, $1500 obo. Jonathan Frazier Douglasville fraz2129@ gmail.com 404-431-2638 One purebred Polled Hereford bull, 4 yrs. old, gentle, no papers. Gene Miller Covington 678-625-8864 Outstanding groups of Angus bulls, two top bloodlines, forage developed, calving ease, fast growth, ready for service. Merrill Carter Madison 706-342-2840 706343-7001 Purebred Black Angus bulls and heifers, 10 mos, $1000. ea. Roy Millsap Summervillle 770-891-0486 Purebred Red Angus Bulls, weaning to three years old. L.A. Daniel LaGrange 706-882-7423 Regd. Angus bulls, 21-22 months old, semen tested, docile and many A. I. sired. John Stuedemann Comer 706-202-2371 Regd. Black Angus bulls, 10, 16, 21 months & 3 yrs., Art Insem to Objective & GAR5050, calving ease, gentle. K. Schwock Homer 404-735-9524 Registered Angus bulls, 21-22 months old, semen tested, docile and many A. I. sired. John Stuedemann Comer 706202-2371 Registered Belted Galloway heifers, gentle, great herd starters; have calved once. Tommy Statham 35 Leeward Court Newnan 30263 404-625-2783 Registered Black Angus bull, just weaned, 6 months old, vaccinated. Terry Willis Baldwin 706-499-8750 Registered Black Angus bulls 2-3 years old-eight 17 and 20 months; had all shots in May 2013. James Miller Hawkinsville 478-892-2839 Registered Black Angus bulls, 10, 16, 21 months & 3 yrs., Art Insem to Objective & GAR5050, calving ease, gentle. K. Schwock Homer 404-735-9524 Registered Black Angus Bulls; 18-21 mos old, A.I. sired by Image Maker and Rito Westwind; $2000 each. Vance Gafnea Whitesburg 678-446-1829 Registered Black Angus cows (20072010), AI’d, will calve in October; good cattle, exc. EPDs. Dennis Scott Sylvania 912-682-4422 Registered black polled Beefmaster bulls, good confirmation, gentle, all shots, bulls semen tested, 15mo to 2 yrs. Vernon Turner Dalton 706-278-7814 Registered Charolais and Limousin bulls, purebred Simmental bulls; breeding age, good selection. Adam Marsh Statesboro 912-536-1430 Registered Hereford bull calf for sale; DOB Jan 1, 2013, excellent EPDs. Paul Smith Watkinsville 706-224-2898 Registered Hereford bulls, semen tested, dark red, large frame, 14 to 16 months. Billy Martin Cumming 404-376-6414 Registered Jersey cow in milk, produces 4 gals a day, once a day milking; price $1200. Juan Quintero Dacula 770-616-4118 Registered low birth weight, 4- yr.old Maine-Anjou bull for sale, registration number: 416540. Steve Peskoe Davisboro 478-232-1479 Registered polled Hereford bulls, gentle, rugged pasture raised, easy calving, 20 to 23 mos. old, good EPDs & bloodlines. Bobby Brantley Tennille 478-553-8598 478-552-9328 Registered polled Hereford bulls, good EPDs, ultrasound carcass, info provided, herd cert. & accred. Larry Lane Carrollton 678-378-5170 Registered red polled Beefmaster bulls for sale, ages 10-12 months, multi-generational polled, great disposition. Sonny Bettis Blairsville 404-642-4275 Service age purebred Black Angus and Black Simmental bulls, yrs. of extensive AI breeding; registered Simmental heifers, open & bred, 40 to choose from. Billie Clanton Odum 912-221-1383
WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013 Superior herd of Registered Charolais cattle, starter herd, service age bulls, delivery available. Bobby Burch Eastman 478-718-2128 Two Brangus cows, bred for spring 2014 to pure red Angus bull, good cows, $2500 for both. Wiley Shumake Bremen 770-313-9466 Well bred, registered, Jersey bull; born 9/30/2012, $900; pictures available. Wendy Scott Fort Valley 478-954-6568
Swine If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-651-9081. Swine moving from farm to farm must have a negative brucellosis and pseudorabies test within the past 30 days before they are moved whenever there is a change of ownership. Exceptions are swine from a validated brucellosisfree and qualified pseudorabies-free herd. Buyers are urged to request proof of a negative brucellosis and pseudorabies test prior to purchase. 19 Duroc/Yorkshire piglets, ready in 3 wks., $50. Jean Simpson Cave Spring firstname.lastname@example.org 706-6221723 706-766-2465 4 Yorkshire pigs, ready now; 20 more will be ready 1st wk. of August. Wallace Taylor Milledgeville 478-251-0359 7 wks. old Duroc/spotted pigs, one red gilt, one red/spotted boar, $50. Danny Simpson Cave Spring simpson1212@ hotmail.com 706-766-2465 Berkshire swine, ABA Regd., ready midAugust, place orders now, $135 each. Robert Mitchell Franklin 678-673-1732 Berkshire swine, ABA registered, ready mid-August, place orders now, $135 each. Robert Mitchell Franklin 678-6731732 Farm closing; animals & supplies must go; hogs, $350, chicken, $5, turkey, $25, goats, $150. Ty Little Carrollton 770-8308913 404-694-0444 For sale: 15 hogs, Yorkshire and Hampshire mix, make offer, going out of hog business. Robert Snellings Dearing 706831-7512 706-910-3022 Hampshire and Yorkshire boars and gilts all ages, feeder/barb. pigs, valuable herd. Lawton Kemp Dudley 478-875-3243 Hampshire boar, 2 yrs. old, $400, 2 bred Yorkshire gilts, will farrow late Sept, $250 ea. Robert Cook Hamilton 706-575-4683 Hampshire Boar, 2 yrs. old, $400, 2 bred Yorkshire gilts, will farrow late Sept, $250 ea. Robert Cook Hamilton 706-575-4683 Mulefoot/large black pigs, 8 weeks, $60, 5 gilts, 4 uncut males, call or text. Blayne Smith Hull 706-765-8597 Purebred Duroc - 1 boar 600 lbs. and 1 sow 450 lbs., make offer. Billy Ewing Madison 770-713-9289 770-979-1057 Registered Hampshire pigs; 2 litters, 3/13 and 4/13 boars and gilts,14 available, show quality. Robert King Appling email@example.com 706-755-6955 706-541-0182 The Cadillac of hogs; registered large black hogs. Ed Shealey Douglasville 678-794-9118
Goats And Sheep If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-651-9081. 1 medium size mixed billy, wethered, good meat goat, $50 OBO. Betty Ardron Ball Ground 770-301-7356 100% Boer goats, giant imported grandsire, 450 lbs., improve your herd now. Marie Kilgore Lawrenceville 770733-7507 100% Boer goats, giant imported Grandsire, 450 lbs., improve your herd now. Marie Kilgore Lawrenceville 770733-7507 100% grass fed Katahdin lambs; highest quality, rams and ewes, breeding/ eatin; deliv. available, $200, volume discount. Hartner Cumming 404-7900881 100% New Zealand and purebred Kiko bucks, excellent quality and bloodlines, all colors. Awtrey Moore Powder Springs 770-943-3351 15 Boer does, red heads, healthy, dewormed, entire herd for $3000. Jerry Franks Tifton 229-567-0323 229-3263942 2 Nigerian mix buck, $70, friendly. Judi Hillis Royston 706-498-5595 5 Myotonic billies, 4 mos. & (1) 1 yr., $100 each, Charles Byers Talking Rock firstname.lastname@example.org 706692-5916 7 full blood Boer bucks, traditional & paints, good qlty. Michael Brown Avera 706-831-1226 ABGA 2013 kids, fullblood and percentage, traditional and color, top bloodlines, Tsunami sons and daughters, grown does. Susan Darrow Sugar Valley 706624-1981
FARMERS AND CONSUMERS MARKET BULLETIN ADGA Nubian does; start $300 and go up, unregd. bucks, $50 and up; CAE free and closed herd. Lisa Rees Good Hope 770-267-8279 ADGA Nubian goats, certified, accredited & scrapies free; beautiful, healthy herd. Paul Frantz Abbeville ellenfrantz@ windstream.net 229-423-7350 ADGA Oberhasli does, 1 bred & 1 w/ perfect teats, $250 each. Ken Hatley Zebulon 770-358-1300 ADGA reg. Am/Saanen, dairy; all must go, milkers bucks, buckling, doeling, superior genetics; all good health. S. Stephens Hoschton 706-654-2867 ADGA reg. American/Saanen, dairy; all must go, milkers bucks, buckling, doeling, superior genetics; all good health. S. Stephens Hoschton 706-654-2867 ADGA reg., Nubian does and bucks; born in Feb. Pat Edwards Summerville email@example.com 706-8622718 ADGA registered, American Saanen does in milk, doelings, closed herd; CAE free, good dairy stock. Darcy Reinagel Thomaston firstname.lastname@example.org 706646-3682 Barbadoe and wool mixed; bred lambs and adult sheep for sale, $75 and up. Susan Paperno Ball Ground Sdpaperno@ gmail.com 678-467-9498 Boer mixed, nanny and billies. Jimmie Mize Greensboro 706-453-2451 Boer/Nubian billy goat, born Jan. 2, $75. Michelle Moon Dallas 770-380-4152 Fainting goats, longhaired, blue eyes, polled starter package, brown/white other available. Glenn Allen Cave Spring 706-766-7116 For sale: Kiko bucks and does,100% NZ and percentage. R. l Peacock Broxton email@example.com 912-381-1015 For sale: pair of Pygmy goats; billy, nanny, sold as pair only, $110. Marion Rogers Chatsworth 706-517-7348 706483-2589 Full blood Boers; no papers, reds and paints; 4 - 18 months, bucks and does. Bob Gibbs Loganville 770-605-0442 Katahdin/Dorper cross sheep, $150250, Northwest & Eastcentral Scrapie tag available. Susan Cobb Cedartown firstname.lastname@example.org 404-218-1615 770546-1565 Katahdin/Dorper, 27 Ewe lambs, 5 ram lambs ($110ea), 2 breeding rams($200ea), 32 ewes($150ea). Tomas Concepcion Gray email@example.com 478-318-8608 478-986-5114 Kiko buck, 3.yrs, registered, $350, Kiko bucklings born, 2/14/13, lots of colors, $100 each. Greg Stockton Blue Ridge 706-851-8525 Kiko bucks for sale; 7/8 and 50%, out of 100%; NZ Kiko buck, $150-$250. https:// www.facebook.com/Acekikos. Curt Lacy Tifton firstname.lastname@example.org 229-457-1262 Kiko goats, 100% for sale or trade for mini cow bucks and does. Crane Royce Flowery Branch 404-925-2220 Kikos purebreds and crosses; registered Herdsires; kid does and bucks, yearlings. Steve Sarratt Jasper email@example.com 706-260-5131 Kikos purebreds and crosses; registered herdsires; kid, does and bucks, yearlings. Steve Sarratt Jasper 706-260-5131 Lambs, rams and ewes, 40-50#, $100110. Charles Mooney Midville 478-5897645 Myotonic goats for sale, $100 and up; Dorper/Katahdin cross sheep for sale, $125 and up. Rooster Cogburn Gray 478-986-0980 Nigerian Dwarf goats; blue eyed bucklings, doelings, and older, from great bloodlines, $100+ discount for multiple goats. www.watersedgeacres.com. Kent Frantz Fayetteville 770-719-5289 Nigerian Dwarf red buck, $100; blk/ white doe reg., $150, 1-2 yrs.; current worming and vax, friendly; will walk on leash. Cindy Rockwood Gainesaville 770-714-5194 Nigerian Dwarf; 3 month buck, gold/ white; Moonspots, $100, with 2 dwarf mix nannies, $150 for all 3. Erin McRaven Maysville firstname.lastname@example.org 706-652-2864 Nigerian/Dwarfs, buff/white, great companions, year old nanny and six week old billy $135-$95, no calls after 9 p.m. Larry Pirkle Dawsonville 706-216-2954 Nubian, Nubian Boer cross goats, does, bred does, does with kids, $100 and up. Ken McMichael Monticello 706819-9295 Nubian/Kiko mixed goats, two males born; Feb 2013, one solid brown, other tri color, $70 each. J. Bonvin Lexington 706-743-5222 Percentage and full blood boer goats; traditional and spotted. Rick Day Loganville email@example.com 770601-5720
Pure Oberhasli doeling; high milk lines, pictures available; CAE and CL free, $350. Charlotte Carroll Brooklet 912481-4510 Purebred Nubian bucklings; both hand raised on farm, would make excellent brood stock, $75-$125. Bobbi Maddox Monticello firstname.lastname@example.org 770-616-6034 Pygmy billies, 6 months old, $50 each, l adult billy neg., 1 adult female neg. Ernest Owens Acworth 770-974-3395 Registered boer doe and twin kids; great bloodlines, sell together or separate. Bonnie Mathews Williamson 770468-1517 Saanen buck 3 to 4 months old, good bloodline, no papers, $80. Gene Berna Griffin 678-358-5466 Spanish bucklings; low country X Baylis, $250. Lee Peach Maysville 678-6404893 Suffolk cross lambs; available, $100 each. Joan McPherson Cartersville email@example.com 678-522-3890 Sulfolk cross ewes - breeders and lambs, please email for more information. Joan McPherson Cartersville 678-522-3890 Want to buy three female goats already weaned. Bill Dowis 2764 Lake Harbin Rd Morrow 30260 770-961-1278 We have 3 beautiful & full blooded Nubian does for sale, $175 each. Jimmy Tiller Commerce 706-423-0050 White Dorper sheep; top genetics, we have all ages, $400 and up. Justin Smithey Sugar Valley firstname.lastname@example.org 706-537-6294 Yearling Angora bucks and adults, all colors, excellent fiber, $250-$350. Tina Evans taylorsville 770-324-4380 Young male goats; brown & white, need a good home. Tommie Keebaugh Fayetteville 770-487-2229 Young male goats; brown & white, needs a good home. Tommie Keebaugh Fayetteville email@example.com 770-487-2229
Equine For Sale If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-651-9081. All equine advertised in the Market Bulletin must have had a negative Coggins test within past 12 months. Negative reports are valid for 12 months from the sample date. A copy of this test report must accompany the ad each time it is submitted or the notice will be returned to the advertiser. For this reason, generalized ads (i.e., many horses, varieties to choose from, others, etc.) cannot be accepted. Buyers are urged to request verification of a negative Coggins test before purchasing any equine. Any falsification of Coggins tests can result in fines and/or suspension of advertising privileges in the Market Bulletin. This regulation also applies to equine advertised in the “At Stud” and “Boarding” categories of the quarterly equine editions. ‘98 TB Stakes broodmare, foals sold up to $125,000, 16.2 hds., not bred, earned $110,000, $1800 w/o papers or $2,800. G. Gibson Dawsonville 678-595-2790 7 yr. old large mare pony, black with white star, beautiful, very gentle, make good event pony, will trade. Wynn Copelan Greensboro 706-453-7687 A Percheron mare, 11yrs., drives, $900, with new full set harness, $1,700. Floann Sidders Waverly Hall 706-329-1595 Donkey, miniature jack, 2 years old, intact, $150 obo or trade. Jeff Eubanks Woodstock 770-845-3537 Donkey, standard size, female, very gentle, great pasture guards, companion animals, delivery avail. I-75, Exit 201, Jackson. Harry Lewis Jackson 678-773-5211 Family of 6 standard donkeys, $600. Elke Brumbaugh GA 229-649-2607 Mini donkeys; purebred, could be registered if you want to, $250 each, can deliver if needed. David Magnus Brunswick 912-242-2786 Mini mare bay AMHA, 31”, gentle, 8 years, bred for July foal to Appaloosa, $600. J. Wilkes Athens 706-207-9366
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Standard jenny donkey, very gentle, will make good companion or pasture guard, $250. Jackie Copelan Madison 706-4532494 706-474-5066 TWH; 4 yr. old mare, paint, $800; call between 8:00 pm. til 10:00 pm. Vincent Evans Jakins 229-372-2554
Poultry/Fowl For Sale If you have any questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-651-9081. Any person engaged in buying live poultry of any kind for resale, or in selling live poultry of any kind bought for the purpose of resale, must be licensed by the Georgia Department of Agriculture. Possessing such a license does not by itself disqualify an individual from advertising poultry in the Market Bulletin; however, advertisers should note that all livestock (which includes poultry), must have been in possession of the advertiser for a minimum of 90 days or, in the case of chicks, ducklings, etc., must have been raised by the advertiser before offering them for sale in the Market Bulletin. Mallard ducks must be at least three generations from the wild before they can be advertised in the Market Bulletin. Advertisers must include this information in notices submitted for publication. 1 Araucana; male, 4 mos. old, $10 or best offer; McMurray breed. Jim Woodward Elko 478-987-5920 11 red hens laying, $5 each, one rooster free. Kenneth Corbin 4046 hog jowl rd Chickamauga 706-539-1208 2011-2012 silver, Ring Neck, Red Golden, Yellow Golden pheasants, turkeys, pigeons, and doves. Vladimir Polunin Dacula 678-907-5744 2012 Silkies, $10 pair; 2013 chicks, $2 each. Jack R Jenkins Harlem 706-5563261 2013 Royal Palm turkeys; Spitzhauben chickens; Melanistic Ring-necked pheasants. Dennis Rich Barnesville 678-6033777 3 Ameraucana hens, black purebred, little over 1 year old; pasture-raised, $60 for all. Cyndy Carroll Monroe 770-2661088 3/blue splash, O/E, 3/grey sport, O/E, 1/ lemon blue hen, O/E, 3/red, O/E, 2 white Silkies, $6 each. Fred Rowell Rockmart 404-394-0403 35 Bantam, cheap, selling out; also BB Reds, Self Blue, Black Beauties, Wheaten, Spanglers and Dominiques. William Smith Ball Ground 770-893-2144 6 red sex-links, 1 year old, laying 1 egg a day, $16 each. Kyle Smith Madison 678898-5266 6 roosters, 12 weeks old, mixed, $7 each. H Howard Cumming 770-713-6630 7 young hens, laying daily, $50 for all. Sue Seymour 416 Conkle Rd Hampton 770-946-3492 75 Rhode Island Red chicks; 0-20, $2 each, 20 + $1.50; Black Astralorps chicks, $2 each, all straight run. Travis Ellington senoia 678-787-9341 Ameraucanas; true blue, black chicks for sale, different ages and prices; RID standard and batams. David Bailey Harlem 706-361-8102 706-361-1352 Americanas, Buffs, Cinnamon queens, RIR, Silver Wyandotts, New Hampshire Reds Pullets,17-23 weeks, priced by age. Jimmy Wheeler Monticello 770-2411088 706-468-6806 Baby chicks (day-old), now offering 8 old-fashioned brown egg laying breeds; prof. sexed, ship 25 min. yr. round, special on lg. qty. of roosters; NPIP cert. Bob Berry Ray City firstname.lastname@example.org 229-455-6437 Baby chicks for sale, $3 and up; Buffs, Barred Rock, mixed Karen Senoia. Karen Parrish Senoia 770-616-6869 Baby chicks, 2 weeks to 2 months old, straight run $3 to $5, fresh, brown eggs $3/dozen. Janice Eskew Newnan 770827-6860 Baby chicks, 8 old-fashioned brown/ egg laying/breeds; professionally sexed, ship 25 min. special on large/qty of roosters; NPIP cert. Bob Berry Ray City email@example.com 229-455-6437 Baby peacock chicks, $15 ea., 6 weeks old. Diane Hall Macon 478-808-9128 Baby peacocks, $15. Willie Keen Jr Perry 478-987-3687 Baby turkeys, $5, Guinea keets, $4; Statesboro, Bulloch County. Deneise Brown Statesboro 912-531-5433 Bamtam hens, roosters, feather-footed, 1 year old; sale or trade. Robert Chambers Flowery Branch 770-967-6422 Bantam rooster, 4 hens, 23 chicks (3-5 wks old) all for $25. Bob Wood Brooks 770-719-7670 Bantams, Black-tailed/White/Japanese, Red Jungle Fowl various ages. Johnny Loggins Dawsonville jzloggins@yahoo. com 770-844-1363 706-974-9574
PAGE 5 Bantams: BB Reds, Barred OE, Silver Duckwing, Sebrights, Welsummers, R.I.R.s,; Ducks: White Pekin, Kaki Cambell, Rouen, Muscovy, priced acc. to age. Dwayne Beard Royston 706-498-5527 Bantams: Jersey giants, RIR, Americana; good chicken, hate to part but just have to reduce some. Louise Cole Culloden 478-994-3370 Barred rocks for $2ea., RIR chicks for $2 ea., Buff Orpington $2 ea. Ameraucana $4 ea., Coo Coo marans, $1 ea. Scott Willoughby Watkinsville 706-818-3171 Black Australorps; 18 possibly, 3 roosters, 3 months old; free range; should be laying soon. Jefferson Riley Mansfield 770-616-0310 Black Copper Marans roosters, 6 mos, 3/red star mix with Marans; have no hens, $10 each. Fred Mauldin mcdonough 678-432-2538 Blue and Black Partridge Brahmas chicks, $20/ea. and hatching eggs, $10/ ea.; other mix breed chicks available, $3/ ea. Jeremy Rolin Buford 770-377-8720 Bobwhite quail eggs, chicks started chicks; NPIP and AL certified, call for pricing. Glen Lott Wray 229-468-5566 Bobwhite quail, flight ready Bobwhite quail. Mike Buchan Pembroke 912-4411640 Button Quail $2; Pumpkin Hulsey Game chicks, $5 & up; showgirl Silkies $4 & up. John Mason Macon 478-986-3709 Chickens for sale, also baby chicks; New Hampshire Reds and Marans. Ernie Gilmer 416 Bill Todd Rd Gay 30218 706538-6022 Cochin chicks; Black Australorp roosters, $5 each, easter egger laying hens, $10 each. Thomas H Bentley Monroe 770-480-0499 For sale: 4-month-old chicks, Australorps, Brahmas, dark cornish, Langshans, $3. Charles Gay Eastman 478-374-5875 Free range game fowl, pullets and roosters, 2013 hatch. Gene Craven 16823 Hwy 16 East Monticello 706-468-0809 Game chickens, bates blue face hatch pullets, Phil Marsh Butchers, bates black/ Leipers pullets and stages. John Beard Commerce 903-312-8278 Goose, white female Emden, $30; Guineas, adult male, $8; ducklings, Mallard mix, $5, all healthy. Lynn Schlup Oconee 478-552-1119 Guineas, Royal Palm and eastern wild turkeys; Red Golden, Lady Amherst and Silver Pheasants. Yancy Blankenship Preston 229-886-7233 Hatching eggs and chicks available, blue, black, splash, lavender and Buff Orpingtons, top quality, no hatchery stock. Light Trenton 423-799-0723 Hens for sale or trade, $4 a hen; wormed last week. Steve Campbell Snellville firstname.lastname@example.org 678-387-0710 Heritage Narragansett turkeys, 3 months old, $50 pair/$75 trio, can email pictures. Kenneth Spear 33 South Hilltop Drive Chickamauga 30707 706-539-2423 Homer pigeon, whites for sale. Franklin Ware Cedartown 770-748-7538 Indian Runner Drakes, $10 each, Cackle hatchery, born 2013, may consider trade for Pekin hen. Sabrina Ashley Murrayville email@example.com 706482-8345 Muscovy ducklings, hatched in May and June 2013, $5 each. Micah Whitlock Newnan 678-423-6134 Narragansett turkeys for sale, $15 each, 6 wks. and up. Mickey Henley 2340 Avenue Road Colquitt 39837 229-758-3053 229-400-5711 OEG Bantams; BB Red, Brown Red, Spangle, Blue Splash, Black, selling brood stock, downsizing, alll good healthy birds, $15 each/$25pr./$35 trio. Bobbi Maddox Monticello firstname.lastname@example.org 770-616-6034 Old English bantams for sale; Blue, Lemon Blue, Black, Blue Splash. Darrell Dotson Griffin 678-326-9357 Peacock babies for sale, $75. D. Dallas Gibson 706-832-0237 Peafowl: 2013 hatch, white, blue, cameo, $25 each; leave message. John Fletcher Hampton 678-849-4828 Rhode Island Red chicks, $1.50 each, brown eggs, $1.50 dozen, hatching eggs $4 dozen. Scott Clark Nashville 229686-2778 Rhode Island Red pullet, healthy, large brown eggs. Brian Sturdy Dahlonega 706-865-9201 Rhode Island Red pullets; 8 weeks old, $8 ea., game pullets, $10 ea., call after 5 p.m. Scott Watkins Lula 706768-9127 Rouen ducks, laying $20 ea., Muscovy ducks, $10 ea., all large, please call after after 8 p.m. Joann Whitlock Sharpsburg 770-599-6811 Spangled Russian Orloff rooster. Paula Harrigan Hahira 229-794-3473
FARMERS AND CONSUMERS MARKET BULLETIN
TAKE 5: Market Bulletin makeover 1. Who do you think should read the Bulletin? The Market Bulletin is a great tool for farmers, but in the last generation or two, it’s gotten to be a way for Georgians who might not live on a farm to stay connected to agriculture in some way. I have people tell me time and time again, “I can’t wait until I get my Market Bulletin,” or “The Market Bulletin is an old friend I get to sit down with every two weeks.” The real answer is that anyone who wants to sit down and connect with food and agriculture – whether they’re a stay-at-home mom, a chef or just someone who wants to learn – ought to read the Market Bulletin. 2. What made you want to first subscribe to the Bulletin? I subscribed the first time when I was in high school. I wanted something to come in the mail with my name on it, and I might see my picture in. That’s why it’s such a good tool for students and those in FFA and 4-H. It’s a place they can learn something about agriculture and they can be recognized for their participation in agriculture COMMISSIONER GARY W. BLACK there, too. 3. What’s your favorite feature of the Bulletin? The Farm Supplies ad category. Frankly right now, that’s our catch-all category, and there is always something interesting there. I have livestock at home, so I probably live vicariously through those Farm Supplies advertisers who have rough-sawn lumber, as I hope to have a portable sawmill someday and be a Market Bulletin advertiser. 4. If you could bring back any part of a “retro” edition, what would it be? I think our equine, farmland and pick-your-own issues have always been popular, and as a matter of fact we’re brainstorming right now about having a feature issue once a month: an agritourism issue, a livestock issue. That being said, I’d love for the Bulletin to be full of reports of regular events at the Atlanta State Farmer’s Market. At one time, it was a real destination, and that’s why we’ve been working hard on our farmer’s showcases, to see it again as an activity center for Georgia agriculture. 5. Where do you see the Bulletin five years from now? I would love for the Bulletin to be back to being a weekly publication. I’d love for us to be able to expand to 16 pages so that we’d be able to have more stories. But our limiting factor is people. If we had a circulation of 100,000 paid subscribers, we’re in the game of being able to achieve some of those goals. I would love to see that, and I encourage every subscriber to share with their neighbors and friends why the Market Bulletin should come in their mailbox.
GUEST COLUMN: Steve McWilliams
“Whose woods these are I think I know” The article’s title is found in one of my favorite poems entitled “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” by American poet Robert Frost. As I drive across our forest-rich state, I often wonder how most people would respond to the question – “Whose woods are these, anyway?” My guess is that, unless you are yourself a landowner, or in some way connected to forestry or agriculture, the answer might be that the trees that line our roads and highways really belong to no one. Or, perhaps that they belong to everyone – surely the government must own and care for these forests. Most people appreciate Georgia’s forested landscape with little thought as to who owns all those trees. Sadly, some may be glad the trees are here to hold the land together until something better comes along. The fact is, 92 percent of Georgia’s 24 million acres of forests are owned by tens of thousands of individual private landowners. Often, the forestland has been in the family for multiple generations. Some may own a few acres, others a few hundred, but all are heavily invested in their timber, emotionally and financially. Private forest land is normally managed for multiple objectives – family legacy, hunting and other outdoor recreation, wildlife habitat or simply for the beauty and enjoyment that woodlands provide. Among the objectives, nearly all forest landowners derive income from their timber, either through periodic timber harvests, hunting leases or pine straw production, or more likely from a combination of these. Income from the forests is often necessary to support a forest management regime to keep the forests healthy. For some, timber-related income covers the annual property tax bill so that tree farmers can continue ownership of their property. Timber production – through harvests that may occur only once or twice in one’s lifetime – will fund college educations and weddings, recovery from family emergencies or perhaps years of retirement. FARMERS & CONSUMERS MARKET BULLETIN (ISSN 0889-5619) is published biweekly by the Georgia Department of Agriculture 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Atlanta, GA 30334-4250 404-656-3722 * Fax 404-463-4389 Office hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday
Recognizing that Georgia’s private forests play a vital economic role in the life of Georgia’s timberland owners and tree farmers, the Georgia Forestry Association initiated legislation this year that created a House Study Committee on Timber Security. Theft and trespass which result in unauthorized harvesting on private property, while not epidemic in our state, nevertheless do happen and can result in significant economic harm to the victims. With the support of House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, and House Judiciary Committee Chair Wendell Willard, R-Sandy Springs, House Resolution 644 established a study committee comprised of House members and representatives from forestry and law enforcement to examine existing laws that address timber theft and timber trespass and to generally gain an understanding of the frequency and impact of timber transactions that are not legal and whose impact is felt throughout the timber procurement process. HR 644 recognizes that “it is in the best interest of landowners, manufacturers, local governments and the state that timber harvest operations be conducted legally and with the full knowledge and consent of the timber owner” and that many of the statutes that provide recourse for timber theft and trespass victims have not been examined in many years. The study committee will evaluate the conditions surrounding timber security in Georgia and recommend any actions or legislation that it deems necessary to address the subject during the 2014 legislative session. The study committee, set to begin its work later this summer, will include Rep. Chad Nimmer, R-Blackshear; Rep. Chuck Williams, R-Watkinsville; Rep. Ellis Black, R-Valdosta; and Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston. Sandy Sparks, president of Sparks Lumber Company in Ellijay, rounds out the study committee which will be chaired by Rep. Willard. Forest landowners wishing to strengthen state laws that address timber security would be wise to let their elected representatives know of their support for this study committee. Steve McWilliams is president of Georgia Forestry Association Gary W. Black, Commissioner MARKET BULLETIN STAFF
WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013
agriCULTURE By Dallas Duncan
Nope, it’s not a typo. “agriCULTURE” is what I’m going to call this column. Why? Because that’s what the Farmers and Consumers Market Bulletin is. It is the premiere publication geared toward consumers and producers. It is the place consumers will turn to in order to learn about what their food and fiber is, where it comes from, who grows it and where they can buy it. It is the place producers will turn to in order to find seed, feed, farm implements, new livestock and in turn, sell that which they grow. The Market Bulletin is more than a twice-a-month newspaper. It’s the junction of agriculture and consumer culture. Take pick-your-own farms, for example. We wanted this type of agritourism to take center stage in this issue, and we wanted to do so in a way that would engage both producers and consumers. Having a pick-yourown section on your farm is a great way to engage people in your area in modern agriculture and share your knowledge of agriculture. We feature a pick-your-own farm in Canton, Ga., on page 1. At places like this around the state, Georgians can visit year-round and harvest their own berries, apples, vegetables and more. And whether you’re harvesting from your own field or enjoying food from a friend or neighbor’s farm, once the picking basket is full of Georgia-grown fresh produce, it’s time to take it home and cook a scrumptious meal or dessert, like the feature recipe that will be in each issue. Since it’s berry season, we’ve got the perfect combination of tart and sweet for you to make: blackberry bourbon cobbler served with lemon sorbet. Arty’s Garden is back and better than ever, with tips for both master gardeners and burgeoning green thumbs. This edition Arty shares some of his secrets to cultivating bay leaves, a woody-stemmed spice used often in roasts, stews, soups and other dishes. They’re a great addition for the home cook or casual gardener … or if you’re like me, a Pinterest-addict with a board devoted to pallet gardens. We want the Market Bulletin to be a source of agriculture news, but sometimes, that can be hard in a 24-hour news cycle. I invite you to join us in our expanded social media presence, where we tweet, post and share stories, breaking agricultural news and farm photos in between print issues. Check us out on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram and our Bulletin Blog – the full listing of web addresses is on page 12. We’re always brainstorming new ideas and ways to engage our producers, consumers and anyone interested in Georgia agriculture. But don’t worry – the print issue of the Market Bulletin isn’t going anywhere. We’ve revamped the layouts, included more original feature stories and photographs. Our staff is always looking for story inspirations. Do you know a producer, restaurant or agriculturalist who’s doing something really neat? Tell us about them. Is your professor researching a cutting-edge technique to cultivate crops? We want to know about it! We’ve even got a new online subscription system to make it easier than ever to get Georgia’s favorite agricultural publication, so tell your non-subscriber friends why this is the best $10 they’ll spend all year. These are just a few of the ways we’re taking the Bulletin to the next level, and hopefully to more people as well. Welcome to the new Market Bulletin, y’all. I hope you like it. Dallas Duncan is the new editor of the Market Bulletin. Originally from Evans, Ga., she graduated in May 2011 with a double major in animal science and agricultural communication from the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. She previously worked for The Red & Black, The Times newspaper in Gainesville, Ga., and Georgia Cattlemen’s Association.
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013
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No need to buy bay leaves when you grow your own I read that bay, Laurus nobilis, was not hardy in Atlanta, and I struggled growing it in a pot indoors. Around 1996 I planted my one-foot-tall bay plant outside since I was tired of carrying it in and out. Earlier this month I pruned off some of the limbs and branches of my bay (now practically a tree) yet again to keep them from touching the power line going into the house. I even had to take a saw to one of the limbs. Needless to say, the bay proved itself more than winter hardy for me. And to think I struggled with a small plant in a pot for so long. I have not bought any bay leaves in years. When a recipe calls for them, I walk into my garden pantry and pick whatever I need. My love of my bay is not just about the convenience or the money I’ve saved; I have also become a bay snob. Those dried-up bay leaves in cans and little jars at the supermarket don’t pack the flavor and fragrance of my Georgia-grown leaves. Who knows when those store-bought leaves were picked or how long they have been on the shelf? In the kitchen, bay is an essential herb used in spaghetti sauce, stews, soups, gumbos, roast chicken, pork, stuffing and seafood boils. I use bay leaves to prepare black-eyed peas and black bean soup. Because the leaves are tough, they are removed before serving. In going through recipes, I found one in which you simmer bay leaves in milk to make hot chocolate. I’m going to try that as soon as we have our first cold snap. Bay plants are slow to start from both seed and cuttings, so the quickest way to get one is to buy one. Due to the difficulty in propagation, bay is more expensive than other herbs, but is worth it. Remember, you’ll never have to buy a bay leaf again. Look for bay in the herb section of your nursery or garden center. Bay is sometimes referred to as “true laurel,” “sweet bay” or “bay laurel.” Do not confuse it with the
sweetbay magnolia, Magnolia virginiana, or other plants with bay or laurel in their names. Plant your bay in a sunny location in well-drained soil. A southern or eastern exposure is ideal. Gardeners in the Georgia mountains who want to grow bay may not be as successful as I have been. They may experiment by planting it in a sunny spot protected from winter winds. Planting near a south-facing brick wall will provide even more protection from the cold. No one has to let their bay get as large as mine. It can be kept pruned to a smaller size. If you don’t have room for a bay or think you’ll never use many leaves, see if you can plant one in a common area such as a church or a community garden where it could be shared with others. Bay is also one of the traditional greens of Christmas. Include branches of bay with holly, fir, rosemary and pine when making wreaths or filling vases with greenery. Bay branches tied together with attractive bows make welcome and inexpensive gifts for the cooks on your Christmas list. When I share bay with friends from up north, where it is indeed not winter hardy, they treat me like a sultan of the Spice Islands bestowing riches. I wonder if any Georgia Christmas tree growers have considered growing bay (as well as rosemary) to make wreaths or to sell as greenery. Though fir, pine trees and greenery get composted after the holidays, leaves of a dried bay wreath could be used in the kitchen all year. That might be a good selling point ... along with some of that bay-infused hot chocolate. Arty Schronce is the Department’s resident gardening expert. He’s a lifelong gardener and a horticulture graduate from North Carolina State University, and encourages everyone to take pleasure in their plants.
New pest control commissioner announced vising the Georgia Department of Agriculture on enforcement issues, promoting education, and ensuring proper licensing, certification and registration – ultimately protecting the public health, food and property in this state,” Holley said.
By Morgan Smith Greg Holley was recently appointed to the Georgia Structural Pest Control Commission by Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary W. Black. SPCC is made up of seven members, four of which are appointed by Black. The commission serves the general public and professional pest management companies by enforcing rules set forth by the Structural Pest Control Act. Holley’s new position with SPCC is to serve the public by making sure that all rules and regulations are met. “While that is my primary charge, as a small business owner, my current goal is allowing small business operators representation on the commission during upcoming rule and regulation changes,” Holley said. “The pest control industry is constantly evolving. With new products, equipment, techniques and insects emerging on a regular basis, the SPCC will face many challenges.” Holley’s background in pest control began in 1993 when he returned from serving in the Georgia Army National Guard. His first job in the pest control industry was at Allgood Services, Inc. There, he began to work his way up from a sales position to a branch managerial position in Douglas, Ga. Holley later became manager of the company’s home
Blackberry bourbon cobbler with lemon sorbet
Editor’s Note: This recipe was inspired by my mom’s peach cobbler. It’s just about the easiest thing you can bake – trust me, I never made a cobbler before this issue! The bourbon is optional flavoring and if you don’t have an ice cream maker, you can always supplement with lemon sorbet from the freezer aisle. Ingredients: For the cobbler: ½ cup unsalted butter, melted 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder Pinch of salt 1 cup milk 4 cups blackberries 1 tablespoon bourbon (optional)
For the sorbet, inspired by Emeril Lagasse: 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 1 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon lemon zest
Instructions: 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 2. Pour the melted butter into a 13-inch by nine-inch baking dish. 3. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, one cup sugar, baking powder and salt. Mix well. Stir in the milk, mixing until it’s just combined. Pour milk mixture over the butter, but do not stir them together. 4. In a small saucepan, combine the blackberries, bourbon and remaining cup of sugar and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Pour blackberry mixture over the batter, but do not stir together. 5. Bake cobbler in the preheated oven for 40 to 45 minutes, or until the top is golden brown. 6. While cobbler is cooking, bring the water and sugar to a boil in a small saucepan for the sorbet. Remove from heat and cool. 7. Combine syrup mixture with lemon juice and zest and pour into the bowl of an ice cream machine. Freeze according to manufacturer’s instructions. 8. After sorbet is made, transfer to an airtight container. Cover tightly and freeze until ready to serve. All recipes have been tested for accuracy by Georgia Department of Agriculture home economists unless otherwise indicated. Share your favorite recipes with us! Send recipes to dallas.duncan@agr. georgia.gov or to Dallas Duncan, Georgia Market Bulletin, 19 MLK Jr. Drive SW Atlanta, GA 30334. If you have questions, concerns or corrections to featured recipes, call 404-656-3722.
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HOLLEY office in Dublin, Ga. In 1996, he co-founded Zone Pest Solutions, Inc. in Lawrenceville, Ga., where he has served as president for 17 years. Upcoming changes to the SPCC rules and regulations are positive. “Commissioner Black has worked diligently to outline these positive changes for the pest control industry. … Dedicated board members have allowed Georgia’s SPCC to set the standard nationally. My intent is to use my 20 years of experience to be an integral part of continuing to raise the bar,” Holley said. With more than 1,100 licensed pest control companies in Georgia and 7,000 licensed pest control technicians, SPCC is important to every citizen, Holley said. “It serves the public by proposing the rules and regulations of the pest control industry, ad-
A listing of farms featuring pick-your-own produce will be featured in the Market Bulletin Aug. 21. If you have a farm that you would like included in this listing, submit this form to our office by Aug. 7. When submitting your notice, please include your information as illustrated in the sample below:
Sample: HAZARD CO.
Route 1, Homewood
Open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays; bring containers
Special Note: Just because your operation was included in our last pick-your-own listing does not guarantee that it will be printed in the Aug. 21 edition. To be included in the new listing, you must resubmit your pick-your-own information in writing to the Market Bulletin office.
PAGE 8 Swans, Mute Swan cygnets, vet pinioned, $300/each, Mute Swan proved breeding pair/$1200, adult male $600. Benjamin Dameron Covington email@example.com 770-788-9091 Toulouse, Pilgrim & Egyptian Geese, Muscovy ducks & Shamo chickens, all priced according to age. Bobbie Bauserman Grovetown 706-831-4799 White Leghorn hens. Mike Barton Armuchee 706-234-9624 White Leghorns chicks $3 each, one egg daily when grown, 34 available, great genetics from healthy stock. Alexander Commerce 312-342-0734
Poultry/Fowl Requiring Permit/License If you have questions regarding this category, call 404-651-9081. Advertisements for bobwhite quail must be accompanied by a copy of the advertiser’s commercial quail breeders license. Since this is a state protected bird, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources requires anyone selling bobwhite quail to have this license. For license information, write: LBRU - COMMERCIAL LICENSE, 2065 US Highway 278 SE, Social Circle, GA 30025-4743. Bobwhite quail eggs, .15 ea., day old chicks, .40 ea., breeders and flight ready birds available. John Jeans Waleska firstname.lastname@example.org 770-737-5581 770324-3894 Bobwhite quail flight ready $3.50 ea., day-old chicks $.35 ea. and eggs $.12 ea. Thomas Findley Box Springs 706575-3889 706-326-2186 Bobwhite/Coturnix quail eggs, $65/100, $135/500, $265/1000. Willie Strickland Pooler stricklandgamebird.com 912748-5769 Jumbo browns; grown birds are laying, also eggs for sale, $20/hundred; call for prices on birds of different ages. Harris L Moore Cumming 770-836-6416 Jumbo Wisconsin quail eggs, $50/100, $192/600, $290/1000, flight year-round. Raymond Meadows Wadley mead5345@ wadleyquailfarm.com 478-252-5345
Poultry/Fowl Wanted Looking for Royal Palm turkey hen, please call. Colleen Williams Jackson Colleensworld3@aol.com 770-843-2454 Pigeons, any type; will trap your pigeons free, will pick up any pigeons. Gregg Leonard Roswell 404-580-6268 Want, young blue, Ameraucana Bantam rooster and young pair of OE self blue(lavender). Kim Hogan Cleveland email@example.com 706-8091215
ALTERNATIVE LIVESTOCK If you have questions regarding this category, call 404-651-9081. The Alternative Livestock category contains ads for ratites (ostriches, rheas, and emus) as well as other “non-traditional” livestock. Female emu, 4+ years old, for lonesome male emu, also have 2 baby emus, unsexed for sale. Louie Estep Newnan 770301-4449 Llama driving harness, $125; llama light weight backpack, $80; heavy duty webbing/straps. Marsha Kelly Newnan 770251-8896 Need to downsize our herd of 70 alpacas; great genetics and pedigrees, all prices; www.sealpacas.com. Jerry Bates Adairsville 678-618-2880
Alternative Livestock Requiring Permit/License If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-651-9081. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources regulates many exotic animals, including most hoofed stock except llama and buffalo. However, upon compliance with applicable state regulations, a deer farming license for the commercial production of meat and fiber is available for the following species: fallow deer, axis deer, sika deer, elk, red deer, reindeer, and caribou. For more information on the deer farming license, contact the Georgia Department of Agriculture at (404) 6563667. For information on licenses of other species of hoofed stock (except llama and buffalo), contact the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Special Permit Unit at (770) 761-3044. Individuals submitting advertisements to buy and sell regulated hoofed stock in the Market Bulletin must provide a photocopy of the appropriate license with their ad.
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Mixed Flemish Giants, each for $15. Odelia Janes Martin 706-491-7577 New Zealand white & red bunnies; 12 week old bucks, national show and commercial in bloodline. Joanna Porter Jeferson 706-367- 810 Pedigreed New Zealand reds, 5 wks old, litter of 12, member ARBA and AFNZRB. Jo Butler Auburn 770-378-4821 Pedigreed New Zealand white rabbits, $20; silver and white New Zealand white mixes, $15; mixes make great pets or meat. Hannah Israel Dallas 678-363-3199 San Juan Rabbits. $10 ea., great for meat, companion, or dog training. Kyle Price Summerville 706-506-2312
If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-651-9081. Items listed in the Livestock Wanted category must be for specific livestock; for instance, “want 3 or 4-yr. old quarter horse gelding, approx. 16 hds., suitable for moderately experienced rider.” Generalized ads, such as “want horses, any amount,” are not acceptable for publication; neither are ads for free or unwanted livestock. Longhorn x dairy heifer calves, and large-size Nubian doelings. Gerald Garnto Commerce 706-335-2226 Looking for Katahdin ram and ewe at reasonable price. David Long 3930 Willacoochee Hwy. Douglas 31535 912-384- If you have questions regarding ads in 1438 this category, call 404-651-9081. Looking to buy a Brown Swiss heifer on All hay ads must contain the variety the bottle or just weaned, for a fair price. of hay offered for sale; i.e., Coastal Chris Streetman Crawford 706-206- bermuda hay, Alicia hay, etc. 5635 $11; Alfalfa sq. bales, no weeds or beetles, horse quality, avg. 70 lbs. plus. Mary Clark Newborn 678-625-0338 $30/bale; 2013 Fescue/Bermuda hay, If you have questions regarding ads in 4X5 net/twine, clean hay, in the field, this category, call 404-651-9081. $30, in the barn, $45. Paul Lavengood 100-year two-horse wooden wagon Madison 770-318-3859 with wooden spoke wheels. Terry Mikle $35; 2012 large 4x5 rolls, Fescue/OrSnellville 770-979-8981 chardgrass, fertilized, in barn, no rain. 2003 Shadow aluminum 3-horse slant Jimmy Leatherman Carrollton 770-834load, living quarters trailer, 8-ft shortwall, 8333 e-mail/phone for pictures & details. Del- $40; 2013 4x5 rolls, Bermuda/crabgrass mar Finco Watkinsville firstname.lastname@example.org mix; net wrapped, dry in barn; delivery 706-424-1878 available locally. Gary Lane Carrollton 36-foot gin cattle trailer, three 8000 ax- email@example.com 404-502-4000 les $8,800; 11-feet x 2-feet cattle feed $40; Tift 44, 48 - 65 bales in the barn; bunks. C.E. Mccallie Chickamauga 423- taking orders, next cutting, $38; quanti413-3124 ties over 50; possible delivery. Dennis 5 Horseman’s Choice stall fronts, slid- Tolbert Comer 706-340-4498 ing doors and foldout feeders $300; $400; 18 round bales,Tift 44; horse stall mats $18 each, have been on con- quality, take all, will load. Terri Layer crete, all in good condition. Chris Riner Waynesboro 706-551-1010 706-551Williamson 770-550-3675 1054 Bee 4 horse BP inline trailer; slide out $50, large rolls, Bermuda/Fescue mix racks, exc. paint, tires, $2,700 obo. David in barn, horse quality; can deliver. Jay Odom Thomaston 706-646-9693 770- Townsend Monroe 678-618-6992 715-5761 $60; 4x5 rolls,1K lbs., Fescue/Orchard Cato Classic aluminum two-horse bum- mix; sprayed, fert., limed, high qualper trailer, excellent condition, $3950. ity, horse hay, barn kept; cut June 2013. Jackson Woodbury 706-977-9088 Richard Surles Clayton Rsurles@flightCattle equipment: cow lifting equipment, line.com 770-301-1924 dehorner, cutting calf pulling equipment, ‘12 Bermuda, $5; ‘13 Fescue, $4.25; ‘13 $400. V Felkel Millen 912-682-5813 Bermuda/Rye, $5; all HQ prices; del. avail. Drover four-horse walker $3150. Eddie Al Guillebeau Monroe 770-267-8929 Jackson Woodbury 706-553-5783 ‘12 Coastal Bermuda hay; square bales, Horse panels/round pen/10 - 10-ft. & horse quality, fertilized, rain free, $3.50/ 10 - 12-ft., all for $500; 1 Rubbermaid bale. Bob Marsh Lawrenceville 770100-gallon water tank for $35. Larry Mc- 995-0637 Glaun Woodstock 404-431-5232 770- ‘12 horse quality, Bermuda, also mulch 630-8562 hay; square bales only, delivery available; Large hay hauler, 5 bales, Gehl hay Monroe Co. Jimmy Waldrep Forsyth loader, 15’ lift, hay wagon, 12’x6’, Pow- 478-994-0701 der River calf table, 3 electric gates. G.D. ‘13 Alicia Bermuda; highly fertilized, Brock Arabi 229-406-1701 229-273- horse quality, $4/$5 squares, in field/ 5770 barn; $60, 5 x 6 round bales. A. Johns Pioneer forecart, bench seat w/padk, Bronwood 229-995-5371 brakes, pole, single/doubletrees, exc. ‘13 Bermuda 4x5; netwrapped roll, cond., $1000. Hank Bell Madison 706- limed and fertilized, $40 in field, $50 in 474-0289 barn. Chuck Hecht Columbus 706-577Want 60 foot round pen. Chuck Kimbell 6590 Greensboro 770-605-6935 ‘13 Bermuda/Fescue/Orchardgrass; Wanted used creep feeders, 3-ton square hay bales, limed and fertilized, capacity, good condition, preferably horse quality, $6 each. Fran Masters in east central Georgia. Charles Burke Buford 770-945-6433 Waynesboro mike@burkebrangusfarm. ‘13 Coastal Bermuda hay; horse quality, com 706-551-3025 guaranteed, fert., UGA soil/specs., sq., 4x5, round bales in barn, del./stack available. Olin Trammell Forsyth 478-9946463 478-960-7239 If you have questions regarding ads in ‘13 Fescue /Bermuda mix hay; 4x5 RR this category, call 404-651-9081. $40, square bales, $4.50; mulch hay, sq. 6 Dutch rabbits for sale, 3 males 3 fe- bales, 2.75, RR $25. Ricky Anderson males, breeding age, $10 ea. Roger Les- Taylorsville 404-402-8470 ter Lagrange 706-594-4798 ‘13 Rye/Bermuda mix; 4x4 round in Breeding stock and companion rabbits, barn. Larry Morrison Monticello 706many different breeds of does & bucks, 318-2800 $15 each. Allison Amos Cumming 678- ‘13 Ryegrass, premium horse hay, qual793-7615 ity guaranteed, fertilized, weed control; Bunnies, $20 Lionhead, Minilops, mix square or 4x5 round bales in barn; deliver breed, Dwarf Hotot and Dutch. Tamara & stack available. L. Trammell Juliette Jolly Byron 478-338-3962 478-550-7898 Does/bucks, $10ea, 8 wks. old, $5 ‘13 Tift 44; horse quality, sq. bales, $4, each; cages, $20 per hole, 2 Flem Gnt in field, $5 in barn; rolls, $40 in field, highw/cages, $100ea, Nestbx, $10ea. Nick ly fert. George Abrams Rome 706-346Prescott Folkston PrescottsRabbitry@ 2626 gmail.com 912-276-4019 ‘13, free Bermuda/Fescue mix; 30 ac., Dutch rabbits for sale; Blue, Black, 3 miles from Social Circle; usually makes Chocolate and Lilac available. $20 each. 60 rolls. Terry Byer Rutledge 706-557Lisa Taylor Dalton 30721 taylorhobby- 8061 706-474-0621 firstname.lastname@example.org 706-694-8256 160 Fescue/Bahia, in barn, $28; 2013 Fast growing NZW/Flemish giant rab- field, 5X4 rolls, $30/roll. Bob Miller bits for sale. $15. Randy Miller Meigs Greenville 706-672-4556 706-977-3062 229-941-5102 2012 Bermuda hay, 4x5 round rolls; For sale: 2 New Zealand white rabbits, fertilized and weed free; Horse=$50, $15 ea. Pat Hanks Dawsonville 706-531- Cow=$30; large/small quantities avail4353 able. Ben Blatt Maysville 404-312-5131 Gorgeous Lionhead baby bunnies; 2012 Bermuda mixed grass cow hay, healthy, bi-colors (very rare) and solids, $15 each; if take all, less than 100 rolls. $20. Tanya Moore Griffin 770-228-9752 Don Fulkerson Milner 777-584-9602 Litter each of pure bred Californian and 2012 Bermuda, $4 bale and 2013 BerNew Zealand white rabbits, 10 weeks old, muda/rye mix, $5; horse quality, fertilized, $20 each. Jimmy Talkington Thomson in barn. Jenni Denney Brooks 770-4682703 email@example.com 706-832-3824
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2012 Bermuda; lge. square bales, no rain, in barn, horse quality, $4. H. von Richthofen Watkinsville 706-453-9143 2012 Coastal Bermuda & crab grass, 4x6, net wrapped, $30. E Brown Avera 706-831-3442 2012 Coastal hay, excellent quality, net wrapped, 1000 lb./rolls, irrigated, stored in barn, fertilized, $40; delivery available. F. Montgomery Junction City 706-2693270 706-366-1956 2012 fertilized, sq. bale hay; Timothy/ Orchard mix, $6 at barn, or 500 bales or more @ barn, $5 per bale; delivery available. C.C. Hemphill Blairsville 706-7454414 2012 Fescue/ mixed hay, 4x5 rolls, barn stored, delivery available. Jimmy Payne Rockmart 404-557-8448 2012 horse qualityTift 44 & 85; square & rolls; delivery available; cow hay also. Durand Deal Tifton durandwdeal@hotmail. com 229-388-5054 2012 Tift 44; square bales, $6.50 in barn, $6 in field; around end of June. Analysis available. Alvah Adams Byron 478-956-5843 2012 top quality Fescue hay, sq. bales, $3.25 each, rain free, in barn; also round rolls, $35 each, in barn. Joe Bradley Canon 706-356-8295 2012 yellow feed corn and wheat, sold by the barrel, also bagged corn. Robert Montgomery Reynolds 478-837-2356 2012; field mix, Fescue/Bermuda, cow/ goat hay; square, $2 / round, $15 in field, $25 in barn. Sammy Hopper Newborn 770-355-5381 706-468-1730 2012; good quality, well fertilized Coastal/fescue mix, 4x4 rolls, net wrapped, $30 per roll, in barn, will load. Jim Pierce Waverly Hall 706-582-3846 404-372-8631 2012; horse quality, rainfree, limed, fertilized Coastal Bermuda hay, net wrapped, 4x5, large bales, good hay, $50; 200 bales. Grace Brady Hephzibah 706231-0985 2013 Alicia Bermuda hay; horse quality, square bales or large rolls. Mary Crownover Ty Ty 229-848-1600 229-7765598 2013 Alicia Bermuda; 4x5 rolls, net wrapped, horse qty., $50; 2012 Bermuda, cow qty., $35. James Martin Waynesboro 706-558-5005 2013 Bermuda, Fesuce, Orchard mix; square, $5; round, $40; sprayed and fertilized, barn kept; delivery available. Kenny Sargent Rockmart 770-490-1227 2013 Bermuda; square & round bales, horse quality; pick-up behind baler. Nicki Halstead Barnesville 678-972-7111 2013 Coastal & Fescue mixed; 4x5 round bales and square bales, fertilized, pick up behind baler or in barn. James Rutledge McDonough 678-372-6443 2013 Coastal Bermuda hay, horse quality, $4.50/bale at barn, delivery available. Glenn Brinson 6482 Old Louisville Rd. Tarrytown 912-288-5960 2013 Coastal Bermuda hay; highly fertilized, weed free, rain free, horse quality, sq. bales, $4.50; net wrapped rolls, $45. Curtis Durden Lyons 912-526-3189 912245-1081 2013 Coastal Bermuda; large, tight square bales; well fertilized/limed, $5.50, pick up in field; call now to reserve bales; can store and deliver. Tony Smith Monticello 706-476-2051 2013 crop of Alicia Bermuda hay; square bales, excellent quality. $5 per bale. Kenneth Potts Sylvester 229-392-3675 2013 Fescue hay, square bales, well fertilized, in barn, $3 per bale, Danny Little Felton 770-646-8708 2013 Fescue/Bermuda mix, all in barn, 4x4 round, $30, square $5. Burton Eichel Thomson 706-421-4945 2013 Fescue/Bermuda; horse quality and cow hay; delivery available, 4x5 net wrapped rolls; Facebook @ Mason Point Farms. Thad Haley Eastman thadhaley@ yahoo.com 478-285-1817 2013 Fescue; 4x5 in barn, horse quailty, $30, sqare bales, $3.50. Charlie Chastain Talking Rock 770-893-9013 2013 Fescue; 4x5 rolls for sale, can deliver, $30 each. Chad Thomas Taylorsville 770-547-2594 2013 Fescue; square bales, horse quality, sprayed and fertilized; delivery avail. Matt Carney Gainesville 678-858-3872 2013 premium, quality tested hay; small square bales, Fescue $7, Rye $6, taking orders for Bermuda. Judy Duncan Carrollton 404-295-2404 2013 pure Orchardgrass; square bales, rain and weed free, $8; can deliver. David Harden LaFayette firstname.lastname@example.org 706-397-8347 2013 Russell Bermuda hay, 4x5, barn stored, horse quality, weed free, $60. James Waggoner McDonough 770-9145343
WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013 2013 Rye mix; horse quality, large 4x6 round bales, $50 from barn; large, tight square bales from barn, $5.25. Dave Garwood Monticello 770-354-2085 2013 Rye; clean, forced to bale with high moisture, so some have mold; 650 squares, $4/bale. KM2 Farm Newnan 678-428-2917 2013 square bales of fescue, bahia and bermuda hay; barn stored or behind baler. Wilson Phelps Greensboro 706-3470492 2013 Tift 44 Bermuda/Rye; horse quality, squares in barn, $4; round 4x5 net wrapped in barn, $40, field $25. Keith Boozer Monroe email@example.com 770-601-5217 2013, Bermuda/Fescue/Orchard grass, horse quality, sq. bales, net wrapped rolls, $40. Ronald Campbell Rockmart 706-936-3294 770-686-9563 2013; 4x5 roll hay, $17, fertilized; 2012 Bermuda, 4x5 roll, in barn, $17; 10 roll min, Habersham County. Mike Jackson Mt Airy 706-754-5396 2013; 5x4 &1/2 bales, of fertilized Bermuda hay, $40 each. Scott Stephens Wrightsville 478-232-8114 2013; 5X5 Fescue/Rye unwrapped rolls, $40; delivery available. Ray Gilbert Bishop 706-769-5820 706-296-4360 42 round bales, 4x5, $25/roll, you take it all, $20/roll. John Gibson Newborn 706468-8484 4x5 rolls, Fescue, fertilized & sprayed, $35 ea.; 2012 hay, $25, mulch hay, $15 ea.; delivery & discount on large quanities. Rodney Johnson Tallapoosa 678378-6562 770-574-7246 80 ac.; Coastal Bermuda hay, in field, Hart Co., you cut & haul away. T. V Smith Hartwell 770-855-7919 Alfalfa hay for sale; round bales, $100; square, $12. Dale Hall Calhoun firstname.lastname@example.org 706-506-0351 770324-8121 Berm./Fescue; HQ, 4x5 rolls, $25 each, square, $5 each; cow hay 5x5 rolls, $20 each. Leslie Williams Danielsville 706795-0313 Bermuda & Bahia, 4x5 net wrap, in barn never wet, $30 & $35; delivery available. Jim Sibley Woodbury jasibley@earthlink. net 404-434-8081 Bermuda, Fescue and Rye hay; heavily fert., rainfree, horse quality, $7/ square; $50/round bales, large quantity/dely. avail., Carrollton and Powder Springs. S. Stana Powder Springs 770-241-3201 Coastal Bermuda hay; 15 or more, sq. bales, $5 in field; $6 in barn, rnd., $40. Leonard Kinsley Perry 478-714-9900 Cow hay and mulch hay, $25 a roll. Kirt McDaniel Armuchee 706-506-2341 Cow hay for sale, $30; round bales, OBO; pickup or delivery. Charlotte Dantis Rincon 912-604-2862 912-313-4015 End of Season Special, $30; top horse quality Fescue/Bermuda, 5x5 sprayed, fertilized, barn protected round bales; delivery available. Greg Morris Cumming 678-859-3752 Fescue orchardgrass; square bales, rain-free, $4 at barn. Bill Myers Blue Ridge 706-964-5483 Fescue, 2013 sq. bales; tight, heavy bales; fertilized; exceptional horse quality, rain free, weed free. Ada Spruill Hoschton 706-654-3434 706-202-8711 Fescue/rye, 4x5 rolls, $40/roll; ask about delivery. A. Sanders Jackson 404391-3475 Fescue; horse quality, $3; Fescue mix, horse & cow quality, $2.75. Kermit Simmons Jefferson 770-867-7550 Free bermuda hay; 50 acres, south of Cumming, Ga.; you cut. Paul Barron Milton email@example.com 404456-3649 Hay for sale; Bermuda and Fescue mixed; delivery, fifty miles from Pickens County. Hollis Morris Jasper 678-7679451 Hay for sale; top quality, 4x5 Bermuda rolls, net wrapped and well fertilized, $40 per roll. Larry Cox Waynesboro cox580@ bellsouth.net 706-829-4174 Hay: Alicia Bermuda, 2012 cutting, well fert, $6/sq. bale; del. possible in mid Ga. Jim Grant Elko 478-218-0287 Hay: Fescue/Bermuda; large rolls, in barn, horse quality, $20 ea.; large rolls in pasture,$5 ea., sq. bales, $3 ea. Dan Tant Barnesville 404-772-3262 Hay: Horse quality, sq. bales in barn and round bales; mixed Coastal/Bahia/ Fescue. Charles Holland Thomaston 706-648-3947 706-975-5126 Horse quality Bermuda hay; 25,000 square bales, 500 round bales; 500 round/peanut hay. Paul Harris Odum 912-294-2470 Horse quality oats; 40 lb. bag, $8 per bag. Lisa Biggers Metter firstname.lastname@example.org 912-536-4180
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Horse quality, Fescue; square bale hay, $5; picked up, $7 delivered w/50 bale mini. Johnny Lovett 202 Bill Rd Waynesboro 30456 706-551-2190 706554-7676 Mixed Bermuda/Fescue hay; round bales, $25, need to clean out barn for new crop, net wrapped on pallets, under cover in barn. Bo Bailey Carrollton 770314-7212 Mulch hay for sale; 2013, Orchardgrass and Fescue, square bales, $2/bale. Patricia Gibson 330 Concord Lane LaFayette 30728 706-397-2941 423-421-3884 Native Bermuda grass, horse quality hay; taking orders for field pick up, of square bales; call for pricing. Tom Anderson Carrollton 770-214-1507 Oct. 2012, 4x5 Alicia Bermuda, $45, obo. Allen Boyd Tifton email@example.com 229-392-4450 Quality Coastal; net wraped in barn, will deliver. Jesse Little Lyons 912-536-9507 Round bales, 4x4, Fescue/Orchard, rain-free, $18; delivery available. Ron Smith 2682 Cantrell Road LaFayette 30728 firstname.lastname@example.org 706-5378841 Round bales; Fescue Bermuda/Rye mixed, 5x5, covered, $45. David Smith McDonough 770-954-1253 Rye grass square bales, well-fertilized and limed, stored in the barn. Raymond Bailey McDonough 770-957-4713 Rye seed for sale; 50 lb. bag for $12, 2013 crop. Jurrell Roberts Brunswick 912-269-0861 Tift 44 Bermuda; square bales, horse quality, clearance, half price, 2011 hay, about 1000 bales, $2.50. Phil Smith Royston email@example.com 770363-4530 Tifton 44 Bermuda; premium horse quality, fertilized, weed & crabgrass free,4x5 rolls, $70; Bermuda/Ryegrass mix, $60. Tim Hunter Conyers 770-4838712 770-922-6653 Top quality, 2013, UGA tested, Alicia hay, rnd. or sq. bales, sheltered, delivery available, free storage, thru 3/14. Heath Pittman Vidalia jpconstruct@bellsouth. net 912-293-2535 Wheat for sale; combine run wheat, $50 for 55 gal. barrel. Sam Rappold Molena 770-550-3048
Feed, Hay And Grain Wanted ‘13 Coastal Bermuda; 4x5 cow hay, $40. Rex Register Hahira 229-561-1462 Need 50 lb. bags of feed peas, clean wheat, and small kernel corn. Lee Oliver Roswell 678-478-0423 Want to buy square bales of good peanut hay. Samuel Newton Douglas 912384-0520
White freestone peach seedlings, 12- Crape Myrtles; 7 @ 15 gallons from $10; Red Japanese maples, palm trees, yel18” tall, $1; can mail for extra postage, 10 years old. Earnest Little 588 Hall Road low butterfly bushes, banana shrubs, larger sizes pickup only. Margaret Hottle Unadilla 31091 firstname.lastname@example.org 478- hibiscus, c- myrtles, lemon trees. Rick 627-3036 Meadows Augusta 706-833-9320 If you have questions regarding this cat- Union City 404-344-0568 egory, call 404-651-9081. Crape Myrtles; White, Dark Pink, Red, Red or Pink Seven Sister roses, $5/ Ag Seed/Plants Wanted Dark Purple, Lavender, Dwarf; starting ea; vegration vince meion, 10 plants, Advertisers of agricultural seed must submit a current state laboratory report Want new hybrid, prefer prolific corn. at $8. Kelly Wilson Griffin mapletreef- $5; med. Lantana, pretty mix color, 2 for (not more than 9 months old) for purity, Brandon Collins Barnesville 478-216-9110 email@example.com 770-365-1540 $5. June Hurst 536 Green Rd. Whigham noxious weeds and germination for each Daylilies, Stella D’Oro, every-blooming 39897 229-762-4476 seed lot advertised. A seed lot must be dwarf, 20 fans (plants) for $26.95, ship- Red, White in bulbs, Aloes, Jades, Peniuniform and not exceed 400 50-lb. bags. ping included. M.M. Haynes 275 Pine cials, Star cactus, Begonia & many more. Laboratory reports will be returned upon If you have questions about this catego- Crest Drive Canton 30114 770-479-5224 Nancy Rosser Powder Springs 770-943request. Any ads for agricultural seed ry, call 404-651-9081. Daylilies, Stella D’Oro, reblooming; 20 1915 submitted for publication without this plants for $25, shipping by priority mail Reseeding petunias mixed; Angel Trumdocumentation will not be published. Flower seed offered for sale has not Licensed seed dealers cannot adver- been tested for germination since it included. Faye Chambers Yatesville 706- pets, double purple or double yellow, $1/ pkt. w/SASE. Carolyn Arnold 644 Lynn tise seed in the Market Bulletin. Certain often is collected in very limited quan- 472-3371 Daylilies; 1000 hybrids, low prices; call Ave. Jefferson 30549 varieties of seed are protected from tities. propagation unless they are grown as 2012 Flower seed; Celosia(Cockscomb) for appt. Mary Denney 40 Jim Starr Rd Seeds: Altheas (Rose of Sharon), Jerua class of certified seed. For example, Zinnia, white or dark, pink hibiscus, $2 Newnan 30263 firstname.lastname@example.org salem cherry, Yucca, hibiscus, 4 o’clocks, orange cosmos; cash only, $1/tsp./SASE. wheat seed such as Florida 304, Coker tsp. with SASE Linda Conner 158 Ann 770-367-5095 Daylilies; clump sale, $10 for 5-10 Gail Wilson Commerce 706-870-3008 9152, Coker 9835 and soybean seed, Lane Metter 30439 such as Prichard and Benning, may not 2012 seeds: Touch-Me-Nots, Colum- fans; 700 varieties, blooming now. David 706-335-9146 be propagated for sale unless the seed bine, Blanket Flower, Gloriosa Daisy (sow Hoechst Nicholson 706-714-8143 Seeds: Mullein pink, Touch-me-nots, has been grown as a class of certified all four now), Zinnia, Marigold (sow both Daylilies; selling out, hybridizer field, 1/2 tsp.,$1; moneyplant, Morning Glory, seed. Propagation of such seed is a vio- in spring), $1 each plus 2 L/SASE. Me- many forms colors, $3 each. Brenda Hibiscus, devil’s trumpet, Siberian iris, lation of the Plant Variety Protection Act lissa Lawler 116 Nelson Oaks Dr Ball Brannock Hiawassee 706-896-2700 4 o’clocks, $1tsp., SASE, cash only. and the Federal Seed Act. If you have Ground 30107 770-735-3679 Evergreen trees;Thuja Green Giants, G. Robertson 2966 Cardinal Lake Cir. questions regarding certified seed, call 2013 poppies foxglove, sweet william Cryptomeria, Carolina Sapphires, Deo- Duluth 30096 the Market Bulletin office or the Georgia larkspur seed for sale, $1, 1/2 teaspoon, dar Cedars, Murray Cypress, great for White Mount Hood daffodils, $7/doz., Department of Agriculture Seed Division SASE. Sara O’Shields PO Box 185 Tate privacy. Kelly Wilson Griffin mapletreef- $7 shipping; mole bean seed, blue bells, at (404) 656-5584. $7/doz., early blooming white iris, old 30177 770-735-3657 email@example.com 770-365-1530 Brown Top Millet seed; will be harvested 4” perennials, 350 varieties, $1.50 Good selection of plants at reasonable time blue iris. E. Beach Duluth 770-476around middle of September, 50 lb. bags; ea. including Helleborus; 1 gal. grafted prices; Japanese Maple, Shrubs,Trees 1163 delivery available, $20 bag. Chris Mc- Japanese maples, $20-$25; display and some flowers. Ellen Cooke 991 White multiplying onions, $24/gal., no Cook Williamson 770-584-0333 garden. Selah Ahlstrom Jackson 770- Corinth Poseyville Rd. Bremen 30110 shipping. Eugene White Lithonia 770Browntop Millet; 50 lb. bags, 89% ger- 775-4967 987-9790 firstname.lastname@example.org 770-824-5722 mination, no weed seed. Wayne Syms 4-year old Lenten roses (Hellebores), Hybridizer of exotic Daylilies, Peren- Zinnia, (Old Maids ) now, $1/2tabsp; $2/ Waynesboro 706-526-7154 ready to bloom next year, $4 (smaller nials, Wildflowers, Tropicals,14 acres, whole cup; cash/SASE. Mildred Bryan $1); Pachysandra 50/$10. Carol Olson worth the trip; Jungle Paradise. Suzanne 916 Elm Dr. Monroe 30655 770-267Ag Plants for Sale 3098 Marietta email@example.com Franklin Dawsonville 678-410-6830 If you have questions regarding this cat- 770-998-1076 Japanese maples, many varieties to egory, call 404-651-9081. Angel Trumpets, Banana trees, Con- choose from; pricing from $40 and up. Alicia, Bermuda, Coastal, Tift 44, 78, 85 federate Roses, Black Magic Elephant Jim Veccie Fayetteville jveccie@yahoo. sprigs for sale; custom planting & delivery ears, Ginger lillies, Lotus, pond plants & com 770-652-6127 available. Chester Kight Soperton 478- many more. Patrice Cook 1400 Hwy142 Lecojum lily,”snow drop” bulbs; white, 232-6122 Covington 30014 770-787-6141 thimble-sized blooms, early spring, $12/ If you have questions regarding this catAlicia, Coastal, Tift 85, Tift 78, Tift 44, Angel Trumpets, Christmas roses (Helle- doz. + shipping. Fran Fluker Midland egory, call 404-651-9081. Russell; perennial peanuts, custom plant- borus), $5; Hydrangeas, ferns, Nandinas, 706-341-9536 The Georgia Wildflower Protection ing since 1974. Ray Beaty Coolidge 229- forsythia, beauty berries, siberian iris, Liriope, mondo grass, $2, gal. pot. Barry Act requires that shipments of officially 224-8294 protected plants be accompanied by $3, weeping cherries. Carla Houghton Lackey Roswell 770-475-9216 Beautiful Meyer Zoysia; free, you cut. Marietta 770-428-2227 transport tags displaying a permit numLittarburu, gold 4 o’clocks, and Nothern David Fisher Atlanta 404-448-1770 Azaleas, Japanese Maples, Gardenia, sea oat seeds, $150, 1 tsp./SASE. Ware- ber issued by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Ladyslipper OrBermuda grass sprigs; Alicia, Russell, Hosta, Hydrangea, assortment roses. na Olalde 142 Alcovy Lane Chula 31733 chids and Goldenseal are examples of Coastal,Tift 85, 44, 78, also do custom Linda Waites Fairburn 770-964-6414 Old Fashion Dwarf pink flowering alplanting available. Floyd Knowles McRae Black bamboo, Golden bamboo protected plants. When advertising mond; butterfly bushes, bearded or Jap. 229-315-0409 229-362-4855 and more. David Pelton 1400 Hwy142 Iris, snowball viburnum, golden rod, Joe protected plants in the Market Bulletin, please submit a copy of your permit to Bermuda sprigs, Alicia, Coastal Russell Covington 30014 678-654-0571 Pye weed. Jeanette Poss Cumming 770- sell protected plants. Ads submitted and Tift 85; also custom planting. Ronnie Castor bean seed; 20 for $3, cash only 889-0566 Hart Guyton 912-665-2261 without this information will not be pubw/SASE, 2 stamps. R. Newbold Senoia Orange or Rose dbl. zinnias, sweet lished. For further information on the Bermuda sprigs, Russell, Coastal,Tift GA 30276 peas, campion, black-eye-susan, hya- sale or shipment of protected plants, 85, also custom planting state wide; references avail. Robert McNair Junction Century plants, all sizes; hosta, windy cinth bean, Angel Trumpets. L. Brooks contact: Nongame Conservation Secmill palms, pindo palms, camellia, sasan- 690 New Rosedale Rd. Armuchee tion, 2065 U.S. Hwy. 278 SE, Social CirCity 706-269-2563 706-575-5697 quas; no shipping. Myrtle Russell 452 Old cle, GA 30025, (770) 918-6411. Coastal, Alicia, Russell,Tift 85 and Hawkinsville Rd Bonaire 31005 478-923- 30105 Bermuda sprigs; also, custom planting. 1951 Pindo Palms for sale; 3 gal. pots, $15 Flowers Wanted Mack McGee Glenwood 912-568-7379 or 2 for $25. Vicky Washburn Forsyth cirCrape Myrtle; watermelon & candy firstname.lastname@example.org 478-394-0029 229-868-0262 Free Red Spider lily, bulbs in South Ga. cane, you harvest; trees are 14‚Äô-18‚Äô Egyptian multiplying onions bulbs, $15, tall, multi-stem, $75 each. Parker Eason Pond plants; selling most of my pond area, need to get in contact with Lady 1/2 gal., postage paid. Jimmy Bowden Hampton email@example.com 678- plants, cheap, many to choose from. Su- from Dublin. John Culpepper Quitman Woodbury 706-553-2999 san Kingsolver Hull 706-254-3119 229-292-0869 522-8466 For sale: Ga. Jet sweet potatoes, vine cuttings, must pick up. Rodney Mullis 136 Pinecone Rd Alma 31510 rlmconst@ atc.cc 912-614-9140 912-632-8348 Multiplying onions, $23/gal., $6 shipping. The fall 2013 farmland edition of the Market Bulletin is scheduled for Sept. 4. Deadline for farmland ads for this issue is Janda Pruitt Waleska 706-337-2544 Old Time white multiplying onions, $6 Aug. 14. per quart, plus, $6 shipping. Amory Hall Ad guidelines: Only Georgia farmland of five acres or more may be advertised. Include price, acreage and county where 130 Ellison St. Maysville 30558 706-652property is located. All property must be for sale by owner. No real estate agents or brokers are allowed to advertise, and 2521 property under contract with a real estate agent is not eligible to be advertised. 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FARMERS AND CONSUMERS MARKET BULLETIN Figs for sale; pick your own, $7/gal. Jack Wright Douglasville 770-489-9678 Figs, please call, I pick. Evelyn ReynAug. 7 – 8 olds Lilburn firstname.lastname@example.org 770Georgia Grazing School 921-5418 Oconee Civic Center; J. Phil CampFigs, $4.50/gal.; good for preserves bell Research & Education Center and eating fresh; bring containers. Rosey Watkinsville, Ga. Glidewell Jackson 770-775-6592 706-542-1529 Figs, you pick; call for availability. Pat Mason Snellville 404-784-6855 Aug. 8 – 9 Free figs; you pick, starting , July 20th. Deep South Stocker Conference UGA Livestock Instructional Arena Betty Sharpe Morrow 404-366-6930 and Oconee Civic Center Free range brown eggs, $2.50 dozen. Athens and Watkinsville, Ga. Mary Ann Pawlowski Silver Creek mary706-542-1852 email@example.com 770-546 8758 Aug. 10 Fresh elephant garlic, $.50 per clove Georgia Grown Farmer Showcase plus shipping; ready now. Delores Hinson Centennial Olympic Park Yatesville 770-468-6254 Atlanta, Ga. Fresh sweet corn; white, yellow, 404-656-3689 peaches and cream; pick up early University of Georgia Horse Owner’s morning or late afternoon. Barry PritchSeminar and Trade Show ett Ellijay firstname.lastname@example.org Athens, Ga. 706-635-5898 Ugahorseowner@gmail.com Grain finished Angus beef; quarters 404-408-8405 or sides, cut, wrapped to your order. Edith McMichael Monticello 706-468Additional pesticide recertification 2442 training notices are available on the Large sweet thornless blackberries; Department website under the Plant home grown vegetables- squash, okra, Industry Division tab. cucumbers, tomatoes, and corn. David Lee 131 Sullins Road NW Cartersville Livestock auctions listed in the Market Bulletin may offer related items 30121 770-608-9786 for sale. Notices for auctions selling McCaslan pole beans; I would like to any items other than livestock must be order 28 pounds. Lynette Murphy Rome accompanied by the auction license 706-622-2671 number of the principal auctioneer or Organically grown Jerusalem Artifirm conduction the auction, per state chokes, as low as $6/lb., plus shipping. regulations. Notices without this inforBuddy Hutto 1501 N Houston Lake Blvd mation cannot be published. Warner Robins 31093 buddy260@cox. net 478-960-1329 Have an event to put on our calendar? Contact Dallas Duncan at 404Pastured free-range brown eggs, non656-3722 or email@example.comGMO feed, no hormones and no antibiotgia.gov ics used. Randall Richards Chatsworth 706-270-1979 Stoneground white and yellow grits and plain cornmeal, whole wheat flour in 2 lb. Want to purchase wildflower honey bags. Harry Freeman Statesboro 912in 5 gallon buckets or 55 gallon drums. 852-9381 Jim Mabry Marietta firstname.lastname@example.org Wanted: Wild Blackberries. Jay Harrison 770-993-4997 Statham 770-725-8177 Will come & pick up unwanted bees and Herbs equipment; swarm removal, no charge. Brent Nichols Brunswick 912-266-5688 State law requires all ginseng dealWill locate, remove honey bees & other ers and growers to be registered with bees from structures, swarms, also re- the Georgia Department of Natural move unwanted bee equipment. Derry Resources. For more information, Oliver Commerce 706-335-7226 706- contact the Nongame Conservation 621-1781 Section at (770) 918-6411 or at website Will pick up swarms for free, removal www.georgiawildlife.com. from structures for a fee; will pick up/pur- Hot pepper tree seed, $2/LSASE, grow chase unwanted beekeeping equipment. over 6 ft. tall, pods are green turning yelDavid Larson Winder 770-542-9546 low. Helen Swanson 1140 Old Muse Rd. Carrollton 30116 Things To Eat Mint - apple, chocolate, heirloom varietUse of the term “organic” requires reg- ies, $12 for 6 root starts of your choice istration with the Georgia Department (includes shipping). Eric Hollifield Clayof Agriculture. Advertisements submit- ton Survivalperennials@hotmail.com ted without certificate of registration for 404-219-7476 items offered for sale cannot be published. For more information, access Organic 2013 garlic crop, available; 7 the department website www.agr.state. varieties, to plant/eat. Patrick Shields ga.us and link from the home page to the Danielsville email@example.com Organic Agriculture page and registra- 796-795-3977 tion forms. Those who do not have in- Rare pepper seeds: hard to dind; ghost, ternet access or are unable to download nose-gay peter, blk. pearl, choco. habenthe forms, should call 404-586-1140. ero, $2/pkt, w/2 stamp envelopes, list ‘12 Desirable pecans, $10/lb., plus of others.SASE. Ann Dutton 3269 Five postage. Russell Eaton Stockbridge Forks Trickum Rd. Lilburn 30047 770-506-2727 Fish & Supplies ‘12 shelled pecans, mostly halves, $8.50/lb., plus postage, bagged in freez- Persons selling sterile triploid grass er, leave message. Franklin Eaton 4345 carp must have a Wild Animal License Marble Arch Way Flowery Branch 30542 from the Georgia Department of Natu770-532-9340 770-532-6333 ral Resources. Market Bulletin adAngus beef, no antibiotics/hormones; vertisements for sterile carp must be dry aged, 17 days; 1/4 or more available accompanied by a photocopy of the in early 2014; order now. Bill Farr Milner advertiser’s license. For license infor770-584-9727 mation, contact DNR Special Permit Bison/Bison hybrid burger, grass fed, Unit at (770) 761-3044. sold by the quarter hanging weight, $4 lb. $25-$30 /lb; Big Red-Europeans, Red Mike Streetman Athens 706-353-3784 Wigglers and worm castings plus shipBlackberries: (thornless), you pick, $12/ ping. Lew Bush Byron smokefj@gmail. gallon; easy access for picking. Malivia & com 478-955-4780 Wayne Swanson Rabun Gap 706-746- 10”-12‚“ sterile grass carp, 2”-3” bluegill, 2369 706-490-1646 hybrid bream, shellcracker,bass,threadfin Blackberries; purple concord grapes, shad, catfish, fathead minnows, weed muscadines; new potatoes for sale. William Robertson 67 Lester Rd Covington analysis, electrofishing services. Keith Edge Soperton 478-697-8994 30016 770-786-5199 Blueberries; pick your own, $6 gal., no A-1 quality, channel catfish fingerlings, spray, open all day, every day; bring pails. graded/priced by size, accurate weights/ Sidney Roland Demorest 706-754-6700 counts, guaranteed live, healthy, immed. Blueberries; you pick, open for picking dely., other species avail. J.F. Gilbert on June 28, Monday thru Sat.; we furnish Thomaston 706-648-2062 770-468everything; closed on Sunday. Ted Wach 0725 9748 Estes Rd. Bolingbroke/Macon Bass, bluegill, crappie, catfish, red31220 478-994-1120 breast, shellcracker, grass carp, shad, Brown Millet figs, please call for price etc; most sizes, free delivery or pickup. & directions. George Jackson Conyers Danny Austin Roberta 478-836-4938 678-315-9999 Bass, Bluegill, Shellcracker, hybrid Clean black walnuts, $20 qt., plus $5 bream, channel catfish, fingerling, sterile postage. Roy Caine 1510 Piedmont Lane grass carp; delivery available. Tony Chew Cumming 30040 770-887-4114 Manchester 706-846-3657 Eggs; farm fresh, yummy and super Catfish, grass carp, bluegill, largemouth healthy; store bought eggs no more, bass and threadfin shad; delivery avail. $3 dozen. Tanya Moore 1290 Moreland Paul Williams Hawkinsville 478-892Road Williamson 30292 770-228-9752 3144
July 24 John Deere Landscape CEU Day Cobb Galleria Centre Atlanta, Ga. 770-527-8555 July 25 Pre-registration deadline for Georgia Clean Day Pesticide Waste Disposal Program Gwinnett County Fairgrounds Lawrenceville, Ga. 678-377-4010 July 26 – 28 Georgia Cattlemen’s Association Summer Conference Callaway Gardens Pine Mountain, Ga. 478-474-6560 July 27 GHF/Massey Ferguson Summer Dressage Show www.goodhorseman.org Georgia Grown Farmer Showcase State Farmers Market Forest Park, Ga. 404-656-3680 July 30 Georgia Clean Day Pesticide Waste Disposal Program Gwinnett County Fairgrounds Lawrenceville, Ga. 678-377-4010 Aug. 1 Stripling Irrigation Research Park Field Day Camilla, Ga. 229-522-3623 Deadline to register for UGA Horse Owner’s Seminar and Trade Show 404-408-8405
Want reseeding impatiens, any colors. Elizabeth Caperton Atlanta coraldancr@ yahoo.com 404-543-2222 Want seed for red and yellow, double hibiscus, trumpet vine; perennial geranium, evening primrose. Tdim Dreiske Marietta 470-554-2738 Wanted: Reseeding impatiens. Ruth Brooks Roswell 770-993-2315 Will buy milk & wine lillies, please contact me. Buford Whitaker 3556 Lawrence Dr. S Macon 31216 firstname.lastname@example.org 478-785-2140
MISCELLANEOUS If you have questions regarding ads in this category, call 404-651-9081. The Miscellaneous category includes the following subcategories: bees, honey and supplies; things to eat; herbs; fish and supplies; fertilizers and mulches; oddities; miscellaneous wanted; notices; garden space; notices; out-of-state wanted; firewood, timber; and Christmas trees. Only one ad per household is permitted in the Miscellaneous category.
Bees, Honey & Supplies 5 Frame hive, bees & marked Queen, $135; call after 5 weekdays, anytime weekends. Terry Williams Forsyth 478-994-4122 Albany/Southwest Georgia bee removal; licensed/insured, also hornets, yellow jackets, wasps. Emory Richter 158 Cookville Road Leesburg 31763 email@example.com 229-886-7663 All natural, pure, unprocessed honey, sizes available: 8 oz. bears, 16 oz. size, quart, and comb honey. Jimmy Brown Jackson 770-775-0157 678-448-7781 Bee equipment wanted; will remove swarms for free; remove unwanted bees from a structure for a fee. Leonard Day Macon 478-719-5588 Bee removal, Metro Atlanta and West Georgia areas, work guaranteed. W.O. Canady Winston 770-942-3887 Can remove unwanted bees from White, Hall, Lumpkin, Habersham, Stephens, Union counties; Honey for sale, $6/lb, $14/ qt.; Jeff Bowman Cleveland 706-809-8043 Carpenter bee traps, handcrafted wood strap, that really works, $20 - 3/$50; free shipping. Jack Snyder 265 Eagle Pass Lane Hephzibah 30815 706-554-7959 Gallberry honey, voted best tasting honey 2010 in the state of Ga., $46/gallon, shipping included, www.brucesnutnhoney.com. Ben Bruce Homerville 912487-2001 Quality Italian queens, $20 plus postage, buy 10 get 1 free; 4 frame nucs, $110. William Tyre Jesup 912-427-7869 Taking orders for 5 -comb nucs, 10 frame hives, hives of bees, empty hives, supers, raw honey, new crop, closed Saturdays. Edward Colston Taylorsville 770382-9619
European Nightcrawlers for fishing or compost; very active on the hook; Bedrun price, $20/lb. plus shipping. Joe D’Alessandro Lawrenceville 404-2299945 Frozen catalpa worms, $1.50 per dozen, catalpa trees, $3 - $5 per size. Joe Mask Fayetteville 770-461-7068 Large African Nightcrawlers, European NightCrawlers, and Georgia Wigglers for fishing or composting; all credit cards. Tim Herron Dawsonville herronfarms@ gmail.com 706-531-4789 Red wigglers & Europeans, great for fishing, $35 per pound, price includes shipping. B. Newman Douglasville 770942-7993 Red wigglers and/or Europeans, $35 per lb., price includes shipping, send check or money order. H.A. Riffe P.O. Box 402 Buchanan 30113 770-646-3812 Red Wigglers for composting or fishing; worm castings, worm compost tea. D. Holman Covington 678-977-7944 Red Wigglers, $2 cup, $35 - 5/gal. bucket, $100-25/gal. tub, also have compost. Bruce Self Byron 478-5386167
Fertilizers & Mulches $.50 to $1 per pound; worm castings, great for any planting project, teas and repairing your soil. C. Bush Byron firstname.lastname@example.org 478-955-4771 2013 wheat straw, $2.50/bale at barn, delivery avail. Gary Brinson 1934 Corsey Grove Way Tarrytown 912-286-3191 2013 Wheat straw; square bales, barn stored, $2 per bale. marcus sapp barney 229-563-6255 Aged horse manure, you load any time, I load, call for appointment, $10 truck, $20 trailer, $30 tandem. Chad Willams Smyrna 404-421-1775 207-776-8625 Clean pine straw, $4 per bale; delivered, spreading available,garden tlling, 32 yrs. experience. Steve Schultheis Winder 770-235-1351 Free aged manure/compost, easy access; will help load, Crabapple area. Kristina Macrae Alpharetta 770-410-0868 678-793-0694 Free compost; you load. Jerry Riles Douglasville 770-337-1516 Free horse manure, mixed with shavings. Danny West Fayetteville apple18@ bellsouth.net 404-771-4041 Free horse manure; mixed with shavings; we load, you haul. Chris Hoyak Cleveland 706-348-1219 Fresh, quality pinestraw spread at $4.15 per bale; reliable service/satisfaction guaranteed. Gloria Williamson Buford 770-912-6671 Mulch hay, sq. bales, approx. 500, $2.50 ea.; if u take all. Robert Greene Roopville 770-854-4535 770-324-4323 Mulch hay, square bales only; Monroe Co. S. Reeves Forsyth 478-994-4642 Mulch hay, square bales. Lamar Cox Fayetteville 404-824-7569 Pure pine shavings, kiln dried; super absorbent; bulk delivers, call for pricing. Joel Gibbs Douglasville 404-375-4900 Rabbit compost; 80 lb. bags, $7 you dig, $10 we dig; leave message. Bruce Ford Loganville 770-267-4508 Shavings for horse barns, large loads. Marion Smith Kennesaw 404-218-7389 Will haul off your old or spoiled hay; Chattooga, Floyd, Bartow counties. Terri Todd Armuchee terri@stolenflowersfarm. com 706-346-6509 Worm castings. J. Ayers Buchanan 770-826-3373 Worm castings; great for plants, amending soil,1st planting/teas; by the gallon or larger quantity, also natural compost. Reed Adair Loganville 770-527-6064
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Oddities Beautiful emerald green Emu eggs; cleaned & blown; excellent carving; Scrimshaw painting, also pure Emu oil. Jacquelyn Paul Conyers 770-761-1284 Carpenter bee traps, $10 each, plus shipping. Billy Middlebrooks Monroe 770-267-7084 Goat milk soap and lotion at www. tarastinysfarm.com. Nubian and Nigerian goats at www.tarastinysfarm.webs.com Tara Hatfield Temple 404-427-3649 Gourds for sale. William Lee Newnan 770-253-3135 Gourds for sale: Martin, Crooked Handle, Craft, Bottleneck, and more. Wallace Maxwell 3226 Hoot Owl Rd. Royston 30662 706-245-4218 Gourds, many varieties to choose from, at farm or ship U.P.S. Crystal Lang Cordele 229-322-1321 Walking onion sets for starter plant, $3. Oscar Walls Pine View 229-624-2387
Miscellaneous Wanted 1800s-1930s; barns/houses/cabins & chimneys in NE. GA.; will remove entire structure & clean site in exchange for structure. Angel Terry Maxeys 706-4103669 Depression glass books; Hazel Marie Weatherman; “colored glass of depression era”. Barry Dillon Danielsville 678520-9015 GOOSE EGGS WANTED! Looking for 35-40 GOOSE eggs (craft project for church’s girls camp) need before 7/3. Toni Hillebrand Greenville MorningStarMeadowsFarm@gmail.com 706-672-0130 Looking for items within reasonable price/free; Mason/baby food jars wlids; Herb plants; lavender/geranium, hyacinth plants; twine/burlap, Donna Fargason Winston 470-514-9435 Looking for syrup kettles & dinner bells, any condition. Ray Freeman 1704 GA Hwy 19 S Dublin 31021 478-272-1307 Used pea sheller; must be reasonable & good condition. Donald Hosmer 1770 Antioch Church Road Greenboro 30642 706-817-9853 Want 20 cedar fence posts near Butts County; call with price. Bill Rich Jackson 770-775-4245 Want place to board pet nanny goat, close to Dacula Bluff Sub.; Auburn Rd. NE. Renay Strickland Dacula drstrick@ mindspring.com 334-695-3809 Want wooden chicken crates, near Conyers, GA.; good condition, reasonably priced; no calls after 9 pm. Cindy Julian Conyers 770-361-0065 Wanted: 1 electric fence box; 1 disk harrow, new. Connie Powell Monticello 770722-2895
Notices Would Nancy Smith of Powder Springs please contact me concerning farm employment. Linda Daughtry Adrian 478494-0777
Out-Of-State Wanted Looking for small 3-drawer incubator, in good cond. & low priced, will be used for educational purposes. Janice Holley Blountstown FL 850-674-2777 Stock trailer; GN or BP cut gate, canvas top, escape door, wood floor, 14’x16’ ft.; road ready. Lamar Simmons 2909 NE 156 Ave. Gainesville FL 32609 352-485-1237
Firewood All firewood advertised in the Market Bulletin must be cut from the advertiser’s personally owned property. In addition, by law, terms such as face cord, rack, pile, truckload, etc., cannot be used to advertise firewood. Advertisers must use the standard unit of measure, the cord, when specifying the amount of firewood for sale. Firewood; split, seasoned hardwood, 14” - 16” long, stored in barn, $180/cord, $95/half cord; delivery available @$.40/ mile. Alice Beauchamp Milner 770-4684436 Red Oak firewood, $90/half cord, $175/ cord; local delivery available. Joe Williams Cumming 678-727-6231 Seasoned oak firewood, $200 for cord; $100 for 1/2 cord; deliver extra. Mike Austin Douglasville 770-652-2164 770652-3383 Wanted: Someone to cut down about 20 (Oak, Maple, Spruce,Pine) trees and haul off in exchange for the firewood. Wilma Greene Thomaston 706-6482486
To help connect suppliers with those in need of poultry compost, the Market Bulletin is including such advertisements in this portion of the Fertilizers and Mulches category. Ads are subject to the same general guidelines for all Market Bulletin advertisements found on page 2. Atlanta fruit/vegetable processor, offering free organic fruit and vegetable waste, 8 tons per week; call for specifics. Mark Whitehurst Atlanta email@example.com 404-391-2220 Chicken litter available in large quantities; located in NW Georgia; leave voicemail, perfect for hayfields and pastures. Bill Broome Taylorsville 770-337-8607 High quality, broiler litter from my farm; analysis available, delivery available. Jacob Bowen Gainesville Jpbowen24@ gmail.com 678-858-0382 North Ga. broiler litter; large or small Pasture board available, Hoschton/ amounts, good quality. Bob Loggins Braselton area; pastures rotated, room to Dahlonega firstname.lastname@example.org ride, $125 month. Lydia Moyer Auburn 706-265-0517 678-458-9521
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CONSUMER Q&A: Peachy Keen Q: How long is Georgia peach season? A: Some varieties from south Georgia can become available as early as May. The Georgia peach season extends through August and even into early September, thanks to late varieties and Georgia›s geography and topography. Trees in north Georgia and at higher elevations will bloom and bear fruit later than their south Georgia counterparts and those at lower elevations. Georgia peaches are available at grocery stores, farmers markets and direct from farms. At the farms and farmers markets, consumers may be able to find out the name of the peach variety they›re buying as well as discover varieties not sold in stores. Don›t be afraid to try a different one this year! Consider buying some extra peaches to dry, freeze or use to make jellies and jams to enjoy some peachy goodness after the fresh peach season is over. Q: Do you have a recipe for peach iced tea? I found one last year but cannot find it now. A: We’re happy to help! Here is a recipe from our home economist:
LEGAL NOTICE: Equine auction set for Aug. 10 Pursuant to section 4-13-7 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (Humane Care for Equines Act), the Georgia Department of Agriculture will conduct a live auction on the following equine, to wit: The auction will be held Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at the Mansfield Impound Barn in Mansfield, Ga. The said equine may be inspected at the facility beginning at 10 a.m. Pictures of the equine will be posted, when available, on the Department website. Sealed bids will not be accepted on these equine. • Blondie: 17-year-old palomino grade mare (rides) • Snickers: 4- to 5-year-old Buckskin grade gelding (rides) • Robby: yearling bay grade colt • Ranger: 6-year-old roan/Paint gelding (rides) • Butter and Baby: 10-year-old palomino grade mare • Cartel: 9-year-old black and white Paint gelding (rides) • Bebe: 5-year-old sorrel/white Appaloosa grade mare (rides) • Jury: 15-year-old black grade Quarter Horse mare (rides) • Judge: 15-year-old blue roan grade Quarter Horse gelding • Judy: 3- to 4-year-old grade Quarter Horse mare (started under saddle) • Spur: 22-year-old grade mare (rides) • Journey: 3-year-old palomino grade mare (started) No representation is made regarding any registration or possible registration neither of said equine nor of the physical condition of said equine. Any documentation in possession of the Department regarding registration, physical condition or past veterinary treatment of said equine is available upon request; however, notwithstanding the availability of such documentation, or lack thereof, or verbal information given to the department, said sale is for the equine on an “as is” basis without any representation regarding registration, physical condition or acceptable use of the animal. The Department reserves the right to add or withdraw equines to or from any auction. The successful bidder must be prepared to tender the price by cashier’s check, money order, cash or with personal check (accompanied with letter of bank approval) and move the animal from the facility by 3 p.m. on Aug. 11. Payment must be made at the time the animal is picked up. If a successful bidder fails to tender the price as required, the Department may refuse to accept any other bids made by the successful bidder at this auction or any future auction. These horses are subject to periodic inspection by the Department for a period of 12 months. The purchaser agrees that he will not transfer ownership of equine purchased at this sale to anyone who has had equines impounded by the Department, or a case under investigation for a violation of the Humane Care for Equines Act. If the Department determines that this agreement is violated, the equine may be subject to immediate impoundment. MORE INFORMATION When: Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013 at 11 a.m. Where: Mansfield Impound Barn 2834 Marben Farm Road Mansfield, GA 30055 VIEW PHOTOS www.agr.georgia.gov CONTACT Equine Health at 404-656-3713 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Georgia Sweet Peach Tea Ingredients: 3 Georgia peaches, peeled, pitted and diced 7 tea bags, regular size 1/2 cup sugar (or sugar to taste) 1 quart water 1 additional Georgia peach, pitted and sliced 6 cups ice cubes Instructions: 1. Bring water to a boil. Place tea bags in a heatproof container and add boiling water. Let steep for eight minutes. 2. Place four cups of ice in a pitcher and pour in tea. 3. Place diced peaches and sugar in a blender and puree until smooth. Stir the pureed peaches in tea. 4. Serve with remaining ice in glasses. Garnish with remaining peach slices. Got a question? Visit our website, write to us at 19 MLK Jr. Drive, Room 128, Atlanta, GA 30334, or email email@example.com. gov. Consumer Q&As will be answered in print editions of the Market Bulletin as well as on our Bulletin Blog online.
Peach iced tea adds that special touch of Georgia to summer meals, and few drinks are as light and refreshing on a hot summer afternoon.
The Roundup – 4-H, FFA and junior news The Georgia Junior Beef Futurity was held July 11 through 13 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, Ga. After kicking off with the Georgia Junior Cattlemen’s Association Field Day, more than 100 juniors participated in steer and heifer shows and showmanship competitions. The Market Bulletin staff congratulates all of the exhibitors and scholarship winners. Futurity scholarship winners announced Ben Herring, Lowndes County FFA: M.K. “Curly” Cook Scholarship Erin Jones, Gilchrist 4-H: C.C. Brannen Memorial Scholarship Macy Seagraves, Jackson County 4-H: Dan Daniel Memorial Scholarship Ashley Smith, Screven County 4-H: Coweta County Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship Zachary Weaver, Screven County FFA: Billy Moss Futurity Scholarship Georgia Junior Beef Futurity steer show winners Overall Grand Champion Steer: Nic Mobley, crossbred Overall Reserve Champion Steer: Nic Mobley, Charolais 3rd Overall Steer: Brent Saucier, crossbred 4th Overall Steer: Tori Kingler, Chi-Influence 5th Overall Steer: Wyatt Sheppard, Limousin Hereford: Maddie Dean, Dalton Green Limousin: Wyatt Sheppard, Coluer Cooper Maine-Anjou: Carolann Lundy, Rayne Gibson Shorthorn: Tom Morgan, Emaly Alley
Simmental: Madeline Deal, Ruslan Saucier Angus: Heather Stanley, Sydney Arnold AOB: Morgan Fondren (Murray Grey), Kaitlyn Staszewski (Red Angus) Charolais: Nic Mobley, Cameron Carver Chi-Influence: Tori Kingler, Ben Herring Crossbred: Nic Mobley, Brent Saucier Georgia Junior Beef Futurity heifer show winners Overall Grand Champion Heifer: Mason Mills, commercial Overall Reserve Champion Heifer: Nic Mobley, commercial 3rd Overall Heifer: Lori Edwards, Simmental 4th Overall Heifer: Morgan McClellan, Chi-Influence 5th Overall Heifer: Tom Morgan, Shorthorn % Simmentals: Adam Floyd, Mason Mills Angus: Kellie Panter, Kellie Panter Charolais: Parker Sheridan, Will Mitchell Chi-Influence: Morgan McClellan, Blaze Beasley Hereford: Kimberly Phillips, Haley Kneece Limousin: Maggie Dunn, Tori Tucker Maine-Anjou: Hannah Barrett, Cal Pope Red Angus: Hanna Panter Shorthorn: Tom Morgan, Tom Morgan Shorthorn Plus: Taylor Wheless, Murdock Wynn Simmental: Lori Edwards, Landis Seagraves Commercial: Mason Mills, Nic Mobley
AGRISCIENCE: Duvall proud of state’s honorees From Page 1 it … and educating high school students that this is a field they can pursue.” Award winners are selected by the CCFF board of trustees, which are appointed by President Barack Obama. Shellenberger said there are several reasons Doyle stood out from the applicant pool, including his work on food safety. “That is critical to everyone. That’s the epitome of our food chain,” she said. “What he’s doing is incredibly important to all facets of agriculture and agriscience.” Doyle was nominated for the award by Scott Angle, dean of the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. “We continue to work on trying to develop better ways to control and prevent contamination by harmful microbes,” Doyle said. “A lot of the work we’ve been doing recently has to do with produce.” Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted produce was a “leading vehicle” for foodborne outbreaks, he said. Doyle and fellow researchers created a produce wash that, while a bit costly, is effective and has many food safety benefits. He said he’s honored by being named this year’s award winner. “When you consider that agriculture is the most important profession in the United States and it’s the backbone of our country, then this award is a very special honor,” Doyle said. It was Clark’s focus on inquiry-based classroom learning and independent study that caught the trustees’ eyes. “I think that’s so important because that’s how you grow in any field,” Shellenberger said. “Her classroom sounds like an environment where everyone would like to spend some time
and explore agriscience.” Clark first learned of the award when she was a finalist for the national Agriscience Teacher of the Year two years ago. A fellow finalist had won the AFBF award previously, and Clark was encouraged to apply for it. “We do a lot with scientific experiments,” she said. “The students think of things they’re interested in – anything from animal science or wildlife or ag mechanics – and then we set up an experiment … and they just take off. It’s just been incredible, the knowledge they’re gaining as high school students.” Zippy Duvall, Georgia Farm Bureau president, was at the awards ceremony. He said he’s proud that out of 20 award winners over the past four years, three have been Georgians. “[Agriscience] makes people think out of the box and discover new ways of doing things in agriculture,” he said. “We need all the research and technology that our farmers can take advantage of to produce more with less. As fewer and fewer people work on the farm and more and more people demand a food source, we have to be more efficient.” Clark said that’s a job for this generation of blooming agriscientists. “You have to start somewhere. And agriculture I think is just a perfect avenue for that because everyone can relate to that,” Clark said. “Everyone has to eat. It helps to develop relevance. That’s a big word we hear in education right now – if it’s relevant to what students are interested in, students are going to want to learn more about it. Once you’ve motivated that student to develop that interest, then you just sit back and watch.”
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Farmer showcase hits Atlanta market July 27 By Jenna Saxon
Visitors check out products from vendor Atlanta Honey Company at the Atlanta State Farmers Market Georgia Grown Farmers Showcase earlier this year. Photo by Jenna Saxon
Following the success of last month’s Georgia Grown Farmers Showcase, Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Gary W. Black is excited to announce that this event will be returning on Saturday, July 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Atlanta State Farmers Market. The Showcase events are aimed at increasing the consumer retail experience at the Atlanta State Farmers Market as they bring together farmers, producers and consumers to the area. Located off I-75 in Forest Park, the 150-acre market is one of the largest of its kind in the world. Georgia Farmers Sheds 13 and 14 will be closed to through-traffic so visitors can park and walk through, mingling with vendors from across the state as they shop. Showcase visitors will find a wide range of local Georgia-grown seasonal fruits and vegetables, an antique tractor show, food safety demonstrations, a chance to meet the Georgia Watermelon Queen, games for children and an opportunity to win free prizes from radio station 94.9 The Bull. Make plans to stop by for a day that is sure to be fun for the entire family, and enjoy treats from these vendors and more: • Abby J’s Gourmet Salsas • Larry Grier • Atlanta Honey Company • Oliver Farm and Oliver Oil LLC • Big Green Egg • One Screw Loose • Buttercup Farm • Pearson Farm • Butter Sensations • Royal Food Service • Compassion 312 • Sinfully Sweet Soap LLC • Country Junction Soaps • Southern Press and Packing • Food Service • Super Sod and Patten Seed • Georgia Watermelon Association • UGA Extension Service • Jaemor Farms • Verdant Resources • King of Pops
BERRIES: You-pick brings consumers to the farm From Page 1 still slightly red, they will ripen up after a day or two. When it comes to starting a blueberry crop, he advises starting out with three bushes of at least two varieties. The first year they need water, but after that, he said they’re almost entirely self-sufficient. They do need acidic soil and though they work well in the sun, they do not need full sunlight to be successful. In addition to the picking enterprise, the barn itself is home to a small farm store where visitors can pick up their buckets and browse homemade jams, jellies, orchard honey and Mary Jo’s watercolor artwork. Many adult pickers bring their kids with them, and the Morgans have something special on those occasions – a blackberry plant children can take home and grow themselves. “These grow very well – in other words, easy,” Jack Morgan said. “I hate to give children something they put in the ground and it dies.” Norton advises producers who want to create a pick-your-own operation to check with their local government, Extension services and farm insurance agent to determine additional regulations, requirements and liabilities. For those who don’t already farm but are interested in following the Morgan’s hobby pick-your-own model, she said to see what such farms exist in the area already, visit them and ask their advice. “Separate your you-pick from your commercial growing sites so there will not be any confusion,” Norton said. “Look at what you might need: bags and buckets; scales if done by weight; water, restrooms, payment methods.” She said visiting pick-your-own operations is an opportunity to experience the farm, especially for consumers who aren’t able to grow in their own backyard or apartment garden. “You are able to take your kids to see where their food comes from, have a little physical activity and
spend time together that will create a lifetime of memories,” Norton said. “It supports our local farmers and best of all, it’s Georgia-grown!”
A visitor to The Berry Barn in Canton, Ga., picks blueberries in mid-July. Blueberries are one of the most popular pick-your-own crops in Georgia. Photo by Dallas Duncan
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