Celebrate Georgia Ag Week and Senators Call for Biofuels
**To celebrate farmers and the many contributions they make, the Georgia Department of Agriculture has declared March 21-25 as Georgia Ag Week.
Next week is also National Ag Week and National Ag Day is March 22.
The Georgia Farm Bureau is providing a video on specific themes for each day during Ag Week, and supplementary classroom activities will be available for teachers to download.
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**The March WASDE U.S. wheat supply and demand outlook calls for lower supplies, unchanged domestic use, reduced exports, and higher ending stocks.
Wheat exports dropped 10 million bushels, while imports dropped five million bushels from last month, all in Hard Red Winter Wheat.
The season-average farm price rose 20 cents a bushel to $7.50.
The corn supply and demand outlook is for INCREASED food, seed, and industrial use, larger exports, and smaller stocks.
**Gas prices at all-time highs, Iowa senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst are asking the president to “unleash biofuels” NOW.
They want Biden’s support on their bipartisan plan to replace Russian oil with clean-burning, American-made renewable fuels that are available right now.
The current excess ethanol capacity domestically is nearly the same as the amount of Russian gas the U.S. had been importing.