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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 …

Georgia Cattlemen Gather for Annual Meeting

PERRY, GA –  Just like in past years, the annual Georgia Cattlemen’s Association’s convention was a big hit as producers from all over the state of Georgia came together. The three-day event gave producers the chance to learn about new …

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, …

Pecan Growers Meet for Annual Conference

TIFTON, GA – Whether you call them pecans or pee-cans, there is one thing everyone can agree on, they are a delicious, versatile nut that the state of Georgia has specialized in. The entire industry recently gathered in Tifton for …

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 …

USDA and USTR Finalize Access for U.S. Pork Exports to Argentina

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer announced the government of Argentina has finalized technical requirements that will allow U.S. pork to be imported into Argentina for the first time since 1992. Since the …

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. …

Plant Expansion Helps Peanut Industry

DOUGLAS, GA – With the state of Georgia accounting for nearly half the nation’s peanut production, it’s important that each aspect of the industry work in harmony. Nothing exemplifies that more than the grower-owned operation Premium Peanut, which helps farmers …

America First Policies Event Hosts Pence Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA – It was a packed house as around 500 people gathered for an America First Policies event as a few notable speakers were in attendance to talk about the success of the current administration. Georgia’s Governor Deal was …