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October 5, 2017

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:
Michael Edmondson, mjedmondsons@gfb.org

 

GEORGIA FARM BUREAU TEAMS UP WITH GEORGIA SOUTHERN EAGLES FOOTBALL FOR AG GAME NOV. 4

 

MACON, Ga. - 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.  This year’s game takes place at Paulson Stadium in Statesboro on Nov. 4 when the Eagles take on in-state rival Georgia State University.

 

The Georgia Agriculture Game, and the festivities surrounding it, are a tribute to the men and women who keep us all fed and clothed.

 

“Agriculture has traditionally been the most important economic sector in our state’s economy.  Even today, with the growth in Georgia’s population and economy, and with metro Atlanta becoming one of the largest cities in America, agriculture is still the driving economic force in Georgia,” Georgia Farm Bureau President Gerald Long said.  “With one in seven jobs in Georgia connected to agriculture, we can’t overstate just how vital this industry is to our state’s success.”

 

There will be many family-friendly activities offered prior to the 3pm kickoff, including farm equipment on display, activities for kids, giveaway items, Georgia product sampling booths, live music and much more.  

 

For the first time, Georgia Farm Bureau is presenting one lucky fan with a special “Game Day Experience” prize pack including:

 

 

This giveaway ends at 8 a.m. ET on Monday, Oct. 16.  The winner will be announced on Oct. 16.  Read full contest rules here: www.gfb.org/contestrules.

 

To enter the contest, visit the GFB Facebook page at www.facebook.com/GeorgiaFarmBureau.

 

For Ag Game ticket information, visit www.GSEagles.com/Tickets.

 

 

About Georgia Farm Bureau

 

Since 1937, Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) has been a membership-based nonprofit dedicated to providing a face and voice for farmers and families involved in agriculture. With more than almost 300,000 members and offices in every county across the state of Georgia, it is one of the nation’s largest farm organizations. GFB offers leadership and assistance, farm product promotion and legislative representation to ensure Georgia’s farming future.

 

GFB membership is open to the public and offers a wide variety of benefits to its members including insurance and discounts for health services, auto and farm equipment, travel and family entertainment. Becoming a Georgia Farm Bureau member helps support local farmers and ensures Georgians continue to have access to locally grown, high-quality food. For more information or to join today, visit www.gfb.org.