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.
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GFB Public Policy
GFB YF&R Conference cultivates mental health growth
Annual conference offered communication workshops & tips on how to help farmers in crisis.
GFB Young Farmers & Ranchers
Use of Vermeer mower top prize in GFB Hay Contest
GFB members who grow Bermudagrass hay should submit entries by Oct. 31 to have a shot at winning this annual contest.
GFB Hay Contest
UGA–Tifton Campus turns 100
Beginning as the Coastal Plain Experiment Station, UGA-Tifton was established to address warmer climate and sandier soils in South Georgia.
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.
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.
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Depression Common for Farmers
Dr. Mike Rosmann, a psychologist & part-time farmer in Iowa, has been writing a syndicated column about emotional health issues since 2012. He explores why depression is prevalent amongst farmers.
Stories, photos & funds sought for Georgia Cattle History Book
A book that's in the works will celebrate all aspects of cattle production in Georgia. Georgia's beef & dairy community is being asked to help make it a reality.
Ag program sprouts at Emmanuel College
Emmanuel Colleges ag program offers a bachelor’s degree in diversified agriculture with one of four concentrations – ag business, ag science, ag communications and ag missions. The school is considering adding an ag education degree.
Young Farmers & Ranchers Gaining Ground
The GFB YF&R Committee is making its mark within Farm Bureau, each county, and Georgia's ag community. Raising money for the Ga. Food Banks was one way it had a positive influence. Learn about the exciting activities the program offers.
GFB Young Farmers & Ranchers
Dickey family moving farm forward together
Dickey Farms, one of GFB's Certified Farm Markets, has been growing peaches since 1897. The 4th & 5th generations of the family are collaborating to grow the farm for the next generation.
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Young Farmer & Rancher Achievement Award profile: Elton Baldy
Baldy grows vegetables and row crops on his farms in and around Colquitt County.
GFB plants seeds for Harvest 20
Get tips from the GFB Educational Leadership Conference for county ag literacy programs.
The Original Supernut
Georgians are familiar with pecans & eat them year-round. Most consumers, however, only think of pecans in terms of pies at Thanksgiving or Christmas. The American Pecan Council has launched a national campaign highlighting the virtues of pecans.
Georgia National Fair to feature live cow & sow births
Everyone who attends the Ga. National Fair, Oct. 4-14 can see calves & piglets being born at the Georgia Grown Baby Barn.
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