GFB News Magazine

Cattle traits that bring higher prices
11/15/2021

Cattle traits that bring higher prices

Cattle buyer for Midwestern feedlots, shared what he’s looking for when he bids on calves at Georgia livestock barns.

Posted in beef, Georgia Farm Bureau, Sunbelt Expo

Sunbelt Ag Expo back in business
11/12/2021

Sunbelt Ag Expo back in business

Lee Nunn represents Georgia in Southeastern Farmer of the Year; Virginia celebrated as Spotlight State.

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau, Sunbelt Expo

View from the Field: An accident can only take a second to happen
09/09/2021

View from the Field: An accident can only take a second to happen

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau

Long receives GFB Commodity Award
09/08/2021

Long receives GFB Commodity Award

Former GFB president served on GFB Board of Directors for 21 years.

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau

GFB funds ag research
09/06/2021

GFB funds ag research

Nine UGA researchers receive almost $137,000 in grants

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau, Georgia Foundation for Agriculture

New GFB hires
09/04/2021

New GFB hires

You may notice some new faces at Georgia Farm Bureau events this fall. Join us in welcoming these new members of the GFB Field Services Department

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau

Black retires from GFB after 25 years
09/03/2021

Black retires from GFB after 25 years

Black has served as GFB Field Services director since 2017.

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau

Georgia farmers weigh in on Daylight Saving Time
05/26/2021

Georgia farmers weigh in on Daylight Saving Time

State law will end clock-changing if Congress gives authorization

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau

View from the Field
05/23/2021

View from the Field

GFB Certified Farm Markets provide opportunities for people to come together.

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau President, Tom McCall

GFB commodity committees discuss ag issues
05/21/2021

GFB commodity committees discuss ag issues

Spring meetings include guest speakers, facility visits as members consider policy recommendations.

Posted in cotton, Georgia Farm Bureau, peanuts, vegetables

McManus brought farm experience to GFB career
05/20/2021

McManus brought farm experience to GFB career

After 26 years, Assistant Public Policy Director retires.

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau

Ag & textile leaders collaborate to bring manufacturing back to U.S.
05/19/2021

Ag & textile leaders collaborate to bring manufacturing back to U.S.

Program uses Georgia-grown cotton, mostly processed in Georgia, to clothe Georgia healthcare workers.

Posted in cotton, Georgia Farm Bureau

Certified Farm Markets & Agritourism benefit farmers & consumers
05/15/2021

Certified Farm Markets & Agritourism benefit farmers & consumers

GFB Essay Contest winning entry by Walker Elrod

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Georgia Farm Bureau

AFBF YF&R prize tractor at work on Nolans’ farm
05/09/2021

AFBF YF&R prize tractor at work on Nolans’ farm

Wayne County farm couple finished second in the American Farm Bureau Achievement Award contest.

Posted in AFBF, Georgia Farm Bureau, GFB Young Farmers & Ranchers

McCalls’ ag journey brings them home to Georgia Farm Bureau
03/11/2021

McCalls’ ag journey brings them home to Georgia Farm Bureau

New GFB President learned about Farm Bureau through his father's involvement

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau

View from the Field
03/10/2021

View from the Field

A message from Georgia Farm Bureau President Tom McCall

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau

Gov. Kemp honors Long for service to Georgia ag
02/22/2021

Gov. Kemp honors Long for service to Georgia ag

Long presented with proclamation in Feb. 4 ceremony.

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau

GFB offering new health coverage option for small businesses
05/30/2020

GFB offering new health coverage option for small businesses

Plan offers potential savings for small business employers if they are a sole proprietor or a group with at least two enrolled and no more than 50 eligible employees.

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau

Farm Bureau cares Around Georgia during COVID-19
05/29/2020

Farm Bureau cares Around Georgia during COVID-19

GFB, county offices support food banks, make donations to health care providers and more.

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau

Cooley Farms Demystifies Poultry Farming, Opens Farm to Public
11/17/2019

Cooley Farms Demystifies Poultry Farming, Opens Farm to Public

Crawford County poultry farmers open a learning center to give guests an inside view of what goes on in a chicken house.

Posted in farm families, Georgia Farm Bureau, Poultry

Lily Baucom leading Georgia Foundation for Agriculture
11/08/2019

Lily Baucom leading Georgia Foundation for Agriculture

Foundation supports agricultural literacy projects and helps fund educational opportunities.

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau

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

GFB Award presented to Patsie Cannon
08/13/2019

GFB Award presented to Patsie Cannon

Patsie Cannon has supported Georgia's beef industry for more than 35 years through UGA beef programs & her family's cattle marketing company.

Posted in beef, Georgia Farm Bureau

Land & Leadership Advocates learn to promote agriculture
08/11/2019

Land & Leadership Advocates learn to promote agriculture

New GFB program for farmers ages 36-50 equips members to connect with consumers.

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau, Land & Leadership Advocates Program

GFB honors Ga. Jr. National Grand Champions
05/23/2019

GFB honors Ga. Jr. National Grand Champions

GFB hosted an Evening of Champions for the 4-H & FFA members who won grand championship prizes with their animals at the Georgia Junior National Livestock Show.

Posted in Georgia Farm Bureau