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Gathering Brings GFB Members Directly to Lawmakers

Atlanta, GA Once a year in Atlanta, grassroots advocacy comes to life as Georgia Farm Bureau members gather for a chance to hear about the important ag issues being debated and for a chance to meet with their representatives – …

FFA Chapter Diversifying Students’ Curriculum

Dublin, GA While rows of desks in front of a dry erase board might be your typical classroom landscape, FFA programs are looking to change that perception of learning by giving students practical experience in real life settings. Here at …

2023 Ag Forecast Provides Updates for the Industry

Tifton, GA Recently in Tifton, the University of Georgia held their annual Ag Forecast – a time where farmers, producers, and industry professionals discuss the fiscal outlook for the different sectors of the ag industry. This year, one speaker was …

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 …

Annual Cotton Commission Meeting Updates Producers on Economic Outlook

Tifton, GA At the University of Georgia’s Tifton Conference Center, cotton producers, industry professionals, and experts recently gathered for their annual meeting – a time for producers to fellowship, get updates on the industry, and hear from experts before the …

Presidents’ Conference Focuses on Unity

Perry, GA With agriculture being so diverse and spread out across Georgia, bringing together industry leaders to discuss issues facing different areas of the state can be challenging. However, it’s a gap the Georgia Farm Bureau President’s Conference looks to …

Georgia Peanut Commission honors farmers and industry supporters

TIFTON, GA Attendees were able to fine-tune their farming operations with information gained at the 46th annual Georgia Peanut Farm Show and Conference Jan. 19, 2023, at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center in Tifton, Georgia. The show …

Peanut Show speakers discuss allergies and farm bill

Tifton, GA Peanut producers and industry allies attending the 46th Annual Georgia Peanut Show Jan. 19 heard updates on numerous policy issues from various speakers during the event lunch. National Peanut Board President & CEO Bob Parker encouraged members of …

Farmers generally hesitant to dive into carbon markets

There is a strong case that agricultural soil is a viable tool for storing, or sequestering, carbon. It can be done. On the question of whether doing so can be used to generate income through carbon markets, farmers aren’t yet …

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. …