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Another Planting Season with Expected Challenges

Tifton, GA | With net farm income once again projected to fall in 2024, growers around Georgia are once again facing the task with doing more with less heading into planting season. And that is especially true for two of …

A Look Inside Georgia’s Food Testing Lab

Atlanta, GA | Each and every day, farmers and producers work hard to produce food that will be feeding the state, country, and even world, which is why it’s vitally important that it’s processed and kept properly, which is where …

2024 Peach Harvest More Crucial Than Ever

Byron, GA | Typically, this is the scene at peach processing plants across Georgia in May, as the state is responsible for more than one hundred and thirty million pounds of peaches each year. However, that was not the case …

Ag Issues Heat Up Under the Gold Dome

Atlanta, GA | In Atlanta, legislators are hard at work under the Gold Dome, as they’ve officially passed the halfway mark, chugging along towards Sine Die. This year, just like any year, ag is a big topic of discussion, as …

Labor Shortages, Input Costs Concern Producers

Tifton, GA | Down in Tifton recently, the University of Georgia held their yearly Ag Forecast – an event that’s meant to give insight into the ag economy for the coming year. This year, attendees got to hear first-hand insight …

Annual Meeting Prepares Growers for Upcoming Planting Season

Tifton, GA | Believe it or not, we are just a few months away from seed going into the ground for cotton growers around state. And with that in mind, many decided to attend to Georgia Cotton Commission Annual Meeting, …

Growers Showcase Fruits and Vegetables in Savannah

Savannah, GA | Georgia is home to the world-famous Vidalia onion, is one of the top blueberry producers and is, of course, known as the Peach State. So, with and fruits and vegetables being such big business, keeping up to …

Annual Peanut Farm Show Provides Growers with Insight

Tifton, GA | For almost five decades, peanut growers in Georgia have convened at the Georgia Peanut Farm Show – an annual event facilitating fellowship among producers, showcasing cutting-edge equipment, and providing updates from industry experts. “We always see new …

Southern Dairymen Gather in Savannah for Annual Conference

Savannah, GA | In Savannah recently, dairy producers from around the state and southeast had the opportunity to gather under one roof to discuss the dairy industry. It was a time of fellowship and education as producers heard from experts …

GFB YF&R Members Leave Their Mark in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, UT Salt Lake City recently hosted some of the brightest young minds in agriculture for the Young Farmer and Rancher competitions, including the discussion meet. Representing Georgia was Andy Paul from Oglethorpe County, who expressed his excitement …