Georgia's Ag Commodity Commission Appointments and Fertilizer Prices Down
**On July 25, Georgia Ag Commissioner Tyler Harper announced appointments to 13 of Georgia's Agriculture Commodity Commissions.
According to www.gfb.org, the Georgia Department of Agriculture administers the farmer-funded programs.
Funds collected by the commissions under grower-approved market orders support research, education, and promotion of each commodity.
Commission members are producers of the specified commodities and appointed for three years but can be reappointed.
**The Renewable Fuels Association sent a letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan regarding the E15 RVP Petition.
RFA President Geoff Cooper says, three months have passed since EPA’s public comment period ended, and more than a year since EPA’s statutory deadline to put a final rule into effect.
And yet, Cooper says, despite strong public support, the EPA still hasn’t finalized the rule … or publicly provided a schedule for doing so.
**After reaching historic highs in 2022, prices for major fertilizers have trended consistently lower since.
Farmdoc Daily says supply and demand fundamentals, as well as some resolution of the ongoing impacts of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, were contributing factors.
Fertilizer prices peaked during the second quarter of 2022.
Anhydrous ammonia reached $1,635 per ton in June 2022 and has since declined by almost 47% to $870 per ton.