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AMERICAN PECAN COUNCIL NAMES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Fort Worth, TX –  Alexander J. Ott, an agriculture industry leader with more than a decade of experience leading category organizations, will join the American Pecan Council (APC) as its new Executive Director beginning July 1, 2018. Ott currently serves …

FFA Talent Competitions Highlight More Than Just Ag

Macon, GA – If you can sing, play an instrument, or better yet, do both, then FFA has a spot for you. As the organization continues to improve year in and year out, so too does its annual talent show. …

FFA Students Volunteer Time to Macon Community

Macon, GA – Living to Serve. It’s the last three words in the FFA motto, and it was put into practice on the first day of convention, as high school students from all over the state volunteered their time in …

Georgia FFA Convention Holds 90th Convention

Macon, GA – It was a celebration of the past and present at this year’s Georgia FFA convention as the organization celebrated 90 years since its beginning, allowing the current FFA students to get to see how the organization has …

Deal Signs Green Agricultural Education Act into Law

Macon, GA – History was made at this year’s Georgia FFA Convention as new legislation was signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal. Governor Deal signed Senate Bill 330, or what is called the “Green Agricultural Education Act” in a …

National FFA Officer Shares Story

HAHIRA, GA – The National FFA is one of the largest student run organizations in the country and each year six students are elected to be the faces of the organization so to speak. One of those six students is …

Spring is U-Pick Season

FAYETTEVILLE, GA – With temperatures on the rise, so are the amount of people making their way to U-Pick operations like Adams Farm, a 4th generation operation that gives visitors not only a fun day in the field, but also …

New Artificial Intelligence Technology Changing Dairy Industry

WAYNESBORO, GA – Artificial intelligence, it’s something you see in the Marvel Comic movies, but it’s closer to reality then you would think as it’s being implemented into the dairy industry. Connecterra, a tech company that’s using TensorFlow, a technology …

Pecan Industry Launches First-Ever National Consumer Campaign

Fort Worth, TX –  Pecans have been hovering below the radar for most Americans – often dismissed as an ingredient just for holiday pies. Even though pecans are the only major tree nut indigenous to America, many people in the …

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 …