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!
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!
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.
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.
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