Press Releases

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11/17/2017

Georgia Farm Bureau to hold 80th Annual Convention

Gov. Nathan Deal, U.S. Rep. Buddy Carter & Ga. Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black to speak Dec. 4

11/14/2017

Georgia Peanut Commission Nomination Meetings Set

Nomination meetings to fill two positions on the Georgia Peanut Commission Board of Directors will be held on Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. in Swainsboro and in Colquitt.

11/06/2017

GFB's Tas Smith Named FSA State Director

Tas Smith, who has led Georgia Farm Bureau’s advocacy efforts at the national level since 2012, has been named the Georgia Farm Service Agency state director.

10/25/2017

GFB Foundation For Agriculture Offers $58,000 in Ag Scholarships

The Georgia Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is offering $58,000 in scholarships to Georgia students pursuing a degree in agriculture, veterinary medicine, family and consumer sciences or a related field.

10/06/2017

Georgia Farm Bureau teams up with Georgia Southern Eagles Football for Ag Game Nov. 4

Georgia Farm Bureau and the Georgia Southern Eagles are partnering again to celebrate Georgia’s largest industry – agriculture – during the 2nd Annual Georgia Agriculture Game.

08/07/2017

Don McGough Receives GFB Commodity Award

Longtime Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) Commodities Director Don McGough received the 2017 GFB Commodity Award during the GFB Commodity Conference, held Aug. 3 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus.

07/27/2017

Georgia Farm Bureau Announces Livestock Sponsorship for Georgia National Fairgrounds

Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB), the voice of Georgia Agriculture, will serve as the premier livestock sponsor for the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter 2017-2018 season

06/21/2017

Georgia Farm Bureau Celebrates 80 Years

But in 1937, Bartow County was a farming community like just about everywhere else in Georgia, and it served as the jumping-off point for what became Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB), the state’s largest general farm organization.

12/06/2016

Water on Farmers’ Minds as Georgia Farm Bureau Holds 79th Annual Convention

GFB President Long outlines how organization advocates for farmers, Gov. Deal discusses state’s approach on water issues

12/06/2016

GFB Members Elect 2017 Board of Directors

Long elected GFB president, Johnson elected as GFB South Georgia vice president, Fountain continues to serve as GFB 1st vice president

12/05/2016

Georgia Farm Burau Presents State Awards : Outstanding county programs, young farmers recognized

The Georgia Farm Bureau Federation recognized the best of the organization’s volunteers and county chapters during its 79th annual convention on Jekyll Island. The state award winners were honored for programs conducted this year to promote agriculture.

09/20/2016

Georgia Congressmen Receive Friend of Farm Bureau Awards

Thirteen members of Georgia’s U.S. Congressional Delegation are recipients of the Friend of Farm Bureau Award recently announced by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF).

08/05/2016

Ross Tolleson Receives GFB Commodity Award

Former state senator Ross Tolleson received the 2016 Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) Commodity Award during the GFB Commodity Conference, held Aug. 4 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus

05/31/2016

Georgia Pecan Growers Expecting Bumper Crop

Get your sweet tooth ready. It’s going to be a peachy summer in Georgia. Growers from the state’s top peach-producing farms say the combination of cold weather in January and February combined with mild weather in March yielded the biggest crop in years.

01/12/2016

Zippy Duvall Becomes AFBF President and Gerald Long New Georgia Farm Bureau President, Robert Fountain Jr. Designated GFB 1st VP

Zippy Duvall has been elected for a two-year term as American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) president by the voting delegates at the 97th AFBF Annual Convention on January 12, in Orlando, Florida.