GFB News Magazine

GFB’s legislative success depends on member involvement
11/27/2022

GFB’s legislative success depends on member involvement

For 85 years, GFB members have remained the voice of agriculture and our rural communities by looking forward, growing and adapting to meet new challenges.

Posted in GFB Public Policy

Morgan Co., UGA teams win Expo/GFB Advocacy contest
11/18/2022

Morgan Co., UGA teams win Expo/GFB Advocacy contest

Teams met with ag leaders to pitch legislation in mock lobbying session.

Posted in GFB Public Policy

Walker joins GFB public policy team
11/13/2022

Walker joins GFB public policy team

She will manage GFB’s annual process of establishing its positions on farm-related issues.

Posted in GFB Impact Fund, GFB Public Policy

General Assembly adjourns with big wins for ag
05/26/2022

General Assembly adjourns with big wins for ag

Freedom to Farm Act among key bills signed into state law.

Posted in GFB Public Policy

Impact Funds will help GFB improve engagement with legislators
03/03/2022

Impact Funds will help GFB improve engagement with legislators

Posted in GFB Public Policy, Tom McCall

GFB members are key to our legislative success
03/02/2022

GFB members are key to our legislative success

Posted in GFB Public Policy

GFB names Harvey chief administrative officer
02/28/2022

GFB names Harvey chief administrative officer

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau, GFB Public Policy

Bradford leading GFB Policy Department
02/26/2022

Bradford leading GFB Policy Department

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau, GFB Public Policy

County Farm Bureaus essential to policy development process
09/05/2021

County Farm Bureaus essential to policy development process

Public Policy Update

Posted in GFB Public Policy

Georgia Farm Bureau honors Isakson with Commodity Award
02/25/2021

Georgia Farm Bureau honors Isakson with Commodity Award

Isakson championed Georgia agriculture in Georgia House, Georgia Senate, U.S. House, U.S. Senate.

Posted in GFB Public Policy

Washington steps up to help farmers weather COVID-19 pandemic
06/01/2020

Washington steps up to help farmers weather COVID-19 pandemic

CARES Act established important programs to help soften the blow to farmers.

Posted in Certified Farm Market, GFB Public Policy

Census 2020: You Farm. You Count!
02/16/2020

Census 2020: You Farm. You Count!

Make sure Georgia is accurately counted this year, especially our rural communities. You may take the census online, by phone, by mail or in person.

Posted in GFB Public Policy

GFB Commodity Conference covers gamut of ag issues
08/17/2019

GFB Commodity Conference covers gamut of ag issues

Disaster aid, livestock issues, feral swine control & EPA regulations are on farmers' minds these days. Learn what experts said about these topics & more.

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau, GFB Public Policy

Georgia legalizes hemp farming
05/23/2019

Georgia legalizes hemp farming

The hemp farming act authorizes the research, production, processing and regulation of industrial hemp in Georgia.

Posted in GFB Public Policy

N.C. lawsuits show Ga. needs stronger Right to Farm law
05/23/2019

N.C. lawsuits show Ga. needs stronger Right to Farm law

Nuisance lawsuits brought against North Carolina hog farmers and their integrator in 2018 and 2019 have highlighted the need for Georgia’s Right to Farm law to be strengthened to prevent similar lawsuits against Georgia farmers.

Posted in GFB Public Policy

Disaster aid & farm bill main topics GFB leaders take to D.C.
05/23/2019

Disaster aid & farm bill main topics GFB leaders take to D.C.

County Presidents' trip to D.C. includes remarks from Sen. David Perdue & Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue

Posted in GFB Public Policy

New farm bill gives agriculture five years of certainty
02/18/2019

New farm bill gives agriculture five years of certainty

Get the highlights of the 2018 farm bill Congress passed in December.

Posted in Farm Bill, GFB Public Policy