GFB News Magazine

Lance finishes fourth in AFBF Excellence in Ag competition
02/18/2022

Lance finishes fourth in AFBF Excellence in Ag competition

Posted in AFBF, AFBF Convention, GFB Young Farmers & Ranchers

GFB YF&R Conference cultivates mental health growth
08/17/2019

GFB YF&R Conference cultivates mental health growth

Annual conference offered communication workshops & tips on how to help farmers in crisis.

Posted in GFB Young Farmers & Ranchers

Use of Vermeer mower top prize in GFB Hay Contest
08/16/2019

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.

Posted in GFB Hay Contest

UGA–Tifton Campus turns 100
08/15/2019

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.

Posted in CAES

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

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

Depression Common for Farmers
08/12/2019

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.

Posted in farm families, farm/rural stress

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

Stories, photos & funds sought for Georgia Cattle History Book
08/10/2019

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.

Posted in beef

Ag program sprouts at Emmanuel College
05/23/2019

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.

Posted in Uncategorized