People & Places

Rodeo Clown Discusses Career

Meet Trent McFarland. Trent is a professional rodeo clown that’s getting ready by putting on his signature make up. It’s second nature these days for Trent especially since he has been putting it on since he was 13 when his …

11 Year Old Poultry Farmer Shares Story

Carrollton, GA – Born in 2007, Patrick Hutchinson is a self-proclaimed first-generation poultry farmer whose initial interest in chickens began when he was six years old. Routine trips to the hardware store built the foundation of what would become Patrick’s …

Artist Welds Art made of Horseshoes

Ellijay, GA – Justin Howard is a native of Florida that moved to Georgia a few years ago when given the chance.“I got the opportunity to move to north Georgia in 2013 and I got the opportunity to work on …

Urban Atlanta Café Meeting Demand For Fresh, Locally Grown Food

ATLANTA, GA – Meeting the demand for fresh, locally grown food in an urban restaurant setting – that was the vision of Atlanta’s Chuck Meadows.  And now that vision has come to fruition. Here is the story behind Jim Adams Farm …

Meet the 2018 Georgia Farmer of the Year

Since 1990, some of the top agribusiness leaders from 10 Southeastern states have competed to be named the Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. This year, the state of Georgia will be represented by James Vaughn of Monroe County, …

Former Surgeon Finds New Calling After Crash

WATKINSVILLE, GA – Since the advent of time, farmers have relied heavily on their trusty knife as an important tool of the trade. From a tiny pocket knife to a custom blade it is pretty much with them at all …

School Gardens Look to Engage Students

HIRAM, GA – It’s not a sight that you see every day – kids – outside, and actually enjoying being there, but at McGarity Elementary School, and also in schools all around the state, it’s becoming a common occurrence; all …

Retiring Ag Teacher Shares His Experiences

Doyle Floyd is one of the agriculture teachers at Bleckley County High School and has been teaching now for 31 years. He shares his love of teaching agriculture and what he is going to miss the most going into retirement. …

Tractor Collection to be Auctioned

WAYNESBORO, GA – Born in Georgia, raised on a farm and the youngest of nine children, Clifford Jones remembers vividly the first time he laid eyes on a tractor. It was without a doubt, love at first sight. “Four or …

UGA Golf Course Included In Top College Courses

ATHENS, GA – Designed by famed architect Robert Trent Jones, the University of Georgia Golf Course is recognized as one of the top college courses in the nation. It’s a reputation earned in large part because of all the work …