UGA Counseling Sessions and Grain Leaves Ukraine Port

UGA Counseling Sessions and Grain Leaves Ukraine Port

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

**Sometimes it's hard to recognize the physical effects of stress and how it effects our lives.

But now, the UGA Tattnall County Extension office is partnering with the UGA School of Social Work to offer farmers and members of the ag community access to up to six free online counseling sessions with a licensed counselor.

Call 706-510-6930, email for more information or visit to complete a questionnaire to begin the enrollment process.

**A ship carrying grain left the Ukrainian port of Odesa for Lebanon on Monday under a safe passage agreement, according to Ukrainian and Turkish officials. reports, it was the first departure since the Russian invasion blocked shipping through the Black Sea five months ago.

The sailing was made possible after Turkey and the United Nations brokered a grain-and-fertilizer export agreement between Russia and Ukraine last month.

**Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says the administration’s Inflation Reduction Act will have a meaningful impact on America’s rural and agriculture communities.

He adds, from climate-smart agriculture to supporting healthy forests, tax credits, biofuels, infrastructure and beyond, this agreement gives USDA significant additional resources.

House Ag Chair Debbie Stabenow says it contains almost $40 billion to tackle the climate crisis, lower costs, and create good-paying jobs by investing in agriculture, forestry, and rural communities.

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