Agriculture + Lifestyle. Discover the people, places and impact of ag in our great state.
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Fall for reading this September
The seasons are a changing and apples are ripe for the picking! Check out our September reading list to learn about these crisp and crunchy beauties.
For the second year in a row, the Georgia Beef Board is putting on Macon Burger Week. An entire seven days of nineteen local restaurants that have carefully crafted burgers for the week, all for just $5.
We're right on the brink of summer which means the school year is about to come to a close! Whether your summer is filled with craft projects, going to camp, or trips to the beach—make time for reading and learning about agriculture!
Fresh Fixins with Georgia-Based Chef, Rebecca Egsieker
With help from our Certified Farm Markets, Chef Rebecca Egsieker of The Dairy Alliance shares recipes that’ll have your guests exclaiming, ‘I do declare!’ and clamoring for a proper southern afternoon tea—pinky in the air.
Farmers and ranchers need broadband to use the latest precision agricultural equipment, follow commodity markets, communicate with their customers, gain access to new markets around the world and, increasingly, for regulatory compliance.
With Christmas right around the corner, choose to give the gift of reading this year! Ag in the Classroom Coordinator, Lauren Goble, has compiled a list of agriculture based Christmas books that help children learn while celebrating the holiday!
Ag in the Classroom - 4 Simple Ways You Can Thank a Farmer this November!
The purpose of the Ag in the Classroom is to increase agricultural literacy among children and the general public. This November let’s tell our farmers “thank you” for providing us with the food, fiber and timber we depend on daily.
Last week, AFBF President Zippy Duvall had the privilege of spending a day at the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis. He spoke with students from across the country on some pressing issues facing agriculture and rural America.
Ready to deck the halls? Excited for Saint Nick's arrival? Check out the Christmas tree markets across the state where you can pick up your perfect evergreen and even a few locations where you can cut your own tree!
As an iconic fall flavor, dusting off the pumpkin recipes lets us know the season of giving thanks is upon us! Our Certified Farm Market Program has 16 different locations across the state where you can pop in and pick up a pumpkin of your choice.
This October Make Time to Eat Together, Eat Better with Real Dairy
Recent studies link regular family meals (3 to 5 meals per week) with lower rates of risky behaviors, teen pregnancy and depression, as well as higher academic performance and higher self-esteem in children and young adults.
A rural Bainbridge boy, raised on the religion of football, grew to become one of the nation’s leading influencers in college athletics. Meet Kirby Smart, head coach of the University of Georgia football team.
Ever wondered how many farmers it takes to help you make the most important meal of the day? As the leading industry in Georgia, agriculture is all around you – especially when you and your family break bread around the table.
Fresh Fixins with Georgia-Based Chef, Matthew Newton
With help from our Certified Farm Markets, Chef Matthew Newton of The Rookery in Macon shares his favorite tailgating recipes. This starting lineup will tackle your palate with flavor & help you score a touchdown with friends at your next tailgate party.
As we have entered the Month of May which happens to be Georgia Beef Month and National Beef Month, it is a perfect time to highlight our beef industry here, the producers, and all of the many reasons why great beef comes from Georgia.
As the National FFA Southern Region Vice President, Ian Bennett will spend about three hundred days of the next year on the road, traveling over one hundred thousand miles and doing somewhere in the neighborhood of about sixty-five facilitated workshops.
We heard it was National Strawberry Day and thought there was no better way to celebrate than by whipping up a sweet treat! This fruit pizza is a go to when fresh berries are in season, and lucky for us, strawberries will be here before you know it!
Need a quick snack? Garnish for a salad? Maybe use up your extra vegetables before they go bad? Quick pickling is a great way to achieve all of the above and incredibly easy with few ingredients required. Read More
Whether used for frying, making dressings, or just flavoring vegetables, olive oil has become a staple of the American diet, and that increased demand has caused some farms in South Georgia to give this unusual crop a chance.
I think it’s a well-known fact that farming is not just a typical 9-5 job. There's a lot more than just 40 hours involved, and you never know what temperature or weather condition you'll be working in. Read More