Latest Agriculture


Local FFA students raise money selling pork chops and plants

The local FFA chapter spent the days leading up to spring break raising funds for the club, with ...


Southwest Georgia Farm Credit offers Agriculture Workshop

Southwest Georgia Farm Credit will offer a free business planning seminar for young, beginning, and small ag producers ...


Play it Safe with Easter Eggs this season

Egg decorating during the spring season is a tradition that dates back to the earliest civilizations. Most families ...


Andy Bell serves as National Peanut Board’s Chairman

Andy Bell of Bell Farms in Climax, Georgia was elected as the 2021 National Peanut Board chairman, this ...


Georgia Peanut Farmers donate Peanut Butter to Second Harvest of South Georgia

To celebrate National Peanut Month and Georgia Ag Week, Georgia’s 4,500 peanut farmers are donating 10,080 jars of ...


Caroline Snider joins Georgia Cotton Commission staff

The Georgia Cotton Commission is pleased to announce that Caroline Snider will join the commission staff as the ...


Tips for home garden okra

Okra is a Southern staple in the home garden and at the dinner table and can be grown ...

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Organic peanut cooperative seeks farmers for 2020 crop

The Georgia Organic Peanut Association (GOPA), a farmer-owned marketing cooperative, is planning two upcoming meetings for producers interested ...


Tips for growing Bigleaf Hydrangeas

Bigleaf hydrangea, Hydrangea macrophylla, also called French, Japanese or snowball hydrangea, is both a florist plant and landscape ...


UGA Extension helps Georgia improve water usage efficiency

By Nan Bostick, Decatur County UGA Extension Agent For the past three decades, Alabama, Florida and Georgia have ...

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