Bird Flu Found in Domestic Georgia Flock and 2022 Census of Agriculture

Bird Flu Found in Domestic Georgia Flock and 2022 Census of Agriculture

Bob Larson
Bob Larson
From the Ag Information Network, I’m Bob Larson with your Agribusiness Update.

**The Georgia Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal & Plant Health Inspection

Service have confirmed Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, or bird flu, in a non-commercial, backyard flock of various species located in Toombs County in Southeast Georgia. reports, this is the first confirmation of HPAI in domestic birds in Georgia this year.

Previously, the virus had only been confirmed in wild birds in Georgia.

**The IndyCar racing series will switch to an entirely renewable fuel next year.

IndyCar says that beginning in 2023, the race cars will be powered by a second-generation renewable ethanol racing fuel developed by Shell.

Executive Vice President, Carlos Maurer says, “Our motorsports technical alliances around the world provide a testing ground for fuel and lubricant technologies and products in demanding road conditions.”

**Ag producers have until June 30 to sign up to receive the

2022 Census of Agriculture.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service will mail ag census survey codes for responding online to every known U.S. producer in November.

Hard copies will be mailed in December.

The ag census has been conducted for more than 180 years and remains the only source of comprehensive and impartial agricultural data for every state and county in the nation.

For more information, go to

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