GFB News Magazine

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

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

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

Georgia Farm Bureau Needs You
05/23/2019

Georgia Farm Bureau Needs You

Column from Georgia Farm Bureau President Gerald Long; Farm Bureau is doing meaningful work to keep Georgia’s farms thriving. These farms create jobs and support businesses that keep rural economies alive.

Posted in Uncategorized

GFB Art Contest brings Georgia agriculture to life
05/23/2019

GFB Art Contest brings Georgia agriculture to life

Annual contest draws 671 entries from 69 counties. The winning entry, shown here, was by Manuel Rodriguez of Elbert County.

Posted in Ag in the Classroom

Long County's Carlee Lynn wins GFB Essay Contest
05/23/2019

Long County's Carlee Lynn wins GFB Essay Contest

For the 2019 Georgia Farm Bureau Middle School Essay Contest, students statewide pondered the question, “What would happen if there were no farmers or ranchers?”

Posted in Ag in the Classroom

GFB Foundation awards $57,000 to ag scholars
05/23/2019

GFB Foundation awards $57,000 to ag scholars

The selected students must intend to pursue or be pursuing degrees in agriculture, forestry or family and consumer sciences.

Posted in Uncategorized

UGA ag school among nations's best
02/19/2019

UGA ag school among nations's best

Dean Pardue briefs Ag Forecast attendees on enrollment and research innovations at CAES.

Posted in Uncategorized

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

GFB YF&R members shine in AFBF contests
02/19/2019

GFB YF&R members shine in AFBF contests

Georgia contestants finished in the top 10 in all three competitive events

Posted in AFBF Convention, GFB Young Farmers & Ranchers

Trump: 'Farmers are the backbone of our country'
02/19/2019

Trump: 'Farmers are the backbone of our country'

President speaks at AFBF Convention, discussing border wall, trade, rural broadband and regulations

Posted in Uncategorized

AFBF celebrates 100 years
02/19/2019

AFBF celebrates 100 years

Duvall: 'Farm Bureau members throughout our history, and still to- day, have always answered the call to feed, fuel and defend our nation'

Posted in AFBF Convention, Trump