GFB News Magazine

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

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

Wrangler's Georgia jean is green
08/20/2019

Wrangler's Georgia jean is green

Part of the Wrangler Rooted Collection, the Georgia jeans are made with cotton from McLendon Acres in Calhoun County.

Posted in cotton

UGA teaching farmers to save water by scheduling irrigation
08/14/2019

UGA teaching farmers to save water by scheduling irrigation

The UGA Agricultural Water Efficiency Team is helping farmers use irrigation scheduling tools to conserve water by planning irrigation based on crop water needs.

Posted in cotton, crop management, Irrigation, peanuts

UGA experts predict challenging times for farmers
02/19/2019

UGA experts predict challenging times for farmers

Ag Forecast Series provides outlook for major Georgia commodities

Posted in beef, cotton, crop management, peanuts, Poultry

Whiteflies bugging vegetable & cotton producers
02/18/2019

Whiteflies bugging vegetable & cotton producers

An estimated $200 million in crop losses were attributed to whiteflies in 2017. UGA entomologists are researching techniques to control whitefly populations.

Posted in cotton, crop management, vegetables