Legislative News

New Spending Bill Protects Cotton and Dairy Producers

TIFTON, GA – Almost everywhere you looked around South Georgia last year, there were acres and acres of peanuts, as farmers planted a record 1.9 million acres. A big reason for that was the absence of coverage in the 2014 …

Farmers Meet Legislators at State Capitol

ATLANTA, GA – It was an impressive show of strength for the Georgia Farm Bureau recently in Atlanta, as hundreds of members attended Georgia Farm Bureau Day at the Capitol. Once a year, two different worlds come together as farmers …

Public Policy Update

By Brandon Ashley, Advocacy and Policy Development Coordinator Member participation key for GFB’s successful advocacy There was once a little boy who didn’t speak, going his entire life without saying a word. One morning at breakfast, this little boy looked …