Agriculture + Lifestyle
Give the Gift of Reading!
With Christmas right around the corner, choose to give the gift of reading this year! Ag in the Classroom Coordinator, Lauren Goble, has compiled a list of agriculture based Christmas books that help children learn while celebrating the holiday!
Ag in the Classroom - 4 Simple Ways You Can Thank a Farmer this November!
The purpose of the Ag in the Classroom is to increase agricultural literacy among children and the general public. This November let’s tell our farmers “thank you” for providing us with the food, fiber and timber we depend on daily.
Growing the Next Generation of Farm Leaders
Last week, AFBF President Zippy Duvall had the privilege of spending a day at the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis. He spoke with students from across the country on some pressing issues facing agriculture and rural America.
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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
As an iconic fall flavor, dusting off the pumpkin recipes lets us know the season of giving thanks is upon us! Our Certified Farm Market Program has 16 different locations across the state where you can pop in and pick up a pumpkin of your choice.
This October Make Time to Eat Together, Eat Better with Real Dairy
Recent studies link regular family meals (3 to 5 meals per week) with lower rates of risky behaviors, teen pregnancy and depression, as well as higher academic performance and higher self-esteem in children and young adults.
Who Grew My Breakfast?
Ever wondered how many farmers it takes to help you make the most important meal of the day? As the leading industry in Georgia, agriculture is all around you – especially when you and your family break bread around the table.
Fresh Fixins with Georgia-Based Chef, Matthew Newton
With help from our Certified Farm Markets, Chef Matthew Newton of The Rookery in Macon shares his favorite tailgating recipes. This starting lineup will tackle your palate with flavor & help you score a touchdown with friends at your next tailgate party.
Beef Cattle Production in Georgia
As we have entered the Month of May which happens to be Georgia Beef Month and National Beef Month, it is a perfect time to highlight our beef industry here, the producers, and all of the many reasons why great beef comes from Georgia.
What's it like to be a National FFA Officer?
As the National FFA Southern Region Vice President, Ian Bennett will spend about three hundred days of the next year on the road, traveling over one hundred thousand miles and doing somewhere in the neighborhood of about sixty-five facilitated workshops.
Farm talk with celebrity chef, Kevin Gillespie
Here’s your chance to get to know Kevin Gillespie, the engaging Georgia-native who’s making headlines and garnering national attention for his unique and fresh take on farm-raised, artisan food.
Strawberry Fruit Pizza
We heard it was National Strawberry Day and thought there was no better way to celebrate than by whipping up a sweet treat! This fruit pizza is a go to when fresh berries are in season, and lucky for us, strawberries will be here before you know it!