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Georgia pecan yields estimated between 90 million and 100 million pounds

Hurricane Irma, downgraded to a tropical storm when it entered the state, damaged about 30 percent of Georgia’s pecan crop, and the storm’s effects could linger into next growing season, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension pecan specialist Lenny Wells. Most of Georgia’s 2017 pecan crop has been harvested, and Wells estimates the state’s yields to be… Read More »

IRS: Hurricane Irma Victims in All of Georgia Now Eligible for Disaster Tax Relief

Hurricane Irma victims in the entire state of Georgia now have until Jan. 31, 2018, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. This includes an additional filing extension for taxpayers with valid extensions that run out on Oct. 16, and businesses with extensions that ran out… Read More »

Hurricane Irma SWGA Update (Friday 5:30 a.m.)

Main Points: Uncertainty remains in the future track of Irma. The center could track anywhere in the cone of uncertainty. A track further west than center line could have large changes to the current forecast. On the current track, sustained tropical storm force winds will be most likely across south central Georgia and the eastern Florida Big Bend… Read More »

Hurricane Irma Targeting Florida – How to be Prepared

For Immediate Release: September 6, 2017   Monster Hurricane Irma on Collision Course With Florida; ACEP Urges Public To Prepare Now WASHINGTON —  Hurricane Irma’s forecast track changes hourly, but this massive, powerful storm has the potential to cause a devastating blow to the state of Florida, affecting millions of Americans and putting lives in danger. The American… Read More »