People & Places

Georgia Sheep Dog Heroically Saves Flock From a Dozen Coyotes

Decatur, GA In the days leading up to November 4th, something wasn’t right. I guess you could say it was the calm before the storm. Except, there was nothing calm about them. No, in fact, they were very active. “The …

This Product Grown in Ecuador Inspires Georgian’s Success

Macon, GA Shane Buerster’s journey in business started as a student at Mercer University after taking a couple of classes in spanish and economics while studying abroad. “I started Z Beans after a Mercer on a mission trip the summer …

ABAC President Strives to Advance School, Region

Tifton, GA While more than a thousand miles might separate her previous stop at Keystone College and her new home at ABAC, the gap between the two institutions isn’t nearly that great according to newly appointed school President, Tracy Brundage. …

This Cobb County Company Finished Strong in Puerto Rico

Acworth, GA On the outside, these might look like just your ordinary shipping containers, but take a look on the inside and you might get a sneak peek into the future of mushroom production, as this prototype from MycoLogic implements …

San Juan Hosted 2023 AFBF Convention

San Juan, PR After years of planning and endless challenges, including two major hurricanes, San Juan finally got to say, “Welcome, Mi Familia” to American Farm Bureau’s annual convention. It’s a time to unite and hear the opinions of current …

Northwest Georgia Sheep Farm Making Sheep’s Milk Cheeses

LaFayette, GA In Northwest Georgia, these ewes are getting to enjoy some R and R before starting their next production cycle – a time in which they produce milk that will be made into artisan sheep’s milk cheeses. This of …

Georgia Farm Distilling Their Crops for Bourbon

Senoia, GA As we all know, there is no “I” in team, but there are multiple “I’s” in Doc Brown Farm & Distillers, and teamwork is what this organization is most proud of. “We’re all different. We have similarities, but …

7 Year Old Georgia Girl Becomes National Ag Sensation

South Fulton, GA When you first observe Kendall Rae Johnson in her garden, she appears to be your typical seven year old. Just a little girl; playing, laughing with her friends, and truth be told she really is just a …

Startup Company Can Help With Your Future Gift Giving

Norcross, GA After starting out with a small, thirty-box order nearly a decade ago Georgia Crafted has now become largest curator of locally produced products in the state, shipping out tens of thousands of gift boxes each and every year. …

SCOTTY RAINES NAMED 2022 GEORGIA FARMER OF THE YEAR

MOULTRIE, GA Scotty Raines didn’t grow up on a farm, but his father kept a large garden at home. His mother, a beautician, had a beauty shop behind their house. So Scotty began his agrarian career by selling produce from …