THE 2012 Ag Forecast series will be held 10 am to noon Jan 23 in Macon Jan 24 in Tifton Jan 25 in Statesboro Jan 26 in Gainesville and Jan 27 in Carrollton

THE 2012 Ag Forecast series will be held 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 23 in Macon, Jan. 24 in Tifton, Jan. 25 in Statesboro, Jan. 26 in Gainesville and Jan. 27 in Carrollton.

Farm labor is topic at UGA’s Ag Forecast series

• Producers, policymakers, agribusiness professionals and consumers will hear the 2012 economic outlook for agriculture from University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences economists. • Regional speakers will discuss farm labor issues.

Agriculture is the food you eat, clothes you wear and the fuel that runs your life.

From the local Georgia farm to the globally stocked supermarket, access to safe and affordable products is important.

Learn what's ahead for this vital industry at the 2012 Ag Forecast series to be held 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 23 in Macon, Jan. 24 in Tifton, Jan. 25 in Statesboro, Jan. 26 in Gainesville and Jan. 27 in Carrollton.

Producers, policymakers, agribusiness professionals and consumers will hear the 2012 economic outlook for agriculture from University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences economists. Regional speakers will discuss farm labor issues.

Participants will receive a copy of the 2012 Ag Forecast book, which gives a detailed analysis of each major agricultural product — from broilers to blueberries — produced in Georgia.

The UGA CAES, Georgia Farm Bureau and the Georgia Department of Agriculture annually present the series.

Registration is $30 per person or $200 for a table of eight.

For more information and to register, visit www.georgiaagforecast.com. Registration deadline is Jan. 19.

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