Agriculture + Lifestyle
USDA Provides Assistance in Wake of Disasters
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages farmers in the path of Hurricane Ian that the agency has programs that provide assistance in the wake of disasters. In fact, they have regional, state and county offices standing by to help.
Posted in Agriculture
Growing Family Traditions
For a fifth-generation farmer, it’s not surprising that Jake Carter is living proof of the family bonds that can be forged on a farm. For his parents and grandparents, that meant growing up on Southern Belle Farm in Henry County.
3 Things to Look Forward to at Zoo Atlanta
Spending time with our families is one of our most prized commodities. Our members can take advantage of every moment and enjoy discounted tickets at Zoo Atlanta. Here are three upcoming events happening at Zoo Atlanta over the next few months.
Posted in Member Benefits
High Fuel Prices Squeeze Farms and Ranches
The American Farm Bureau released an article recently explaining how rising fuel prices are affecting farmers and ranchers. Farmers and ranchers are feeling the pressure as they battle the increasing costs of growing food and fiber.
Posted in Legislative
Spinach Salad with Fresh Blueberry Vinaigrette
Looking for a fresh salad with a beautiful, vibrant homemade dressing? This recipe highlights fresh, Georgia grown berries with a splash of lemon juice and sweet Georgia honey. Easy to put together and perfect for your next family cookout.
Delectable Blueberry Lemon Cake
This most requested layer cake marries the flavors of citrus and blueberries with a smooth cream cheese frosting. It definitely earns the recognition of top crowd pleasing dessert and will soon become a favorite in your home.
Farm Passport Adventures
The Farm Passport is a great reason to discover Georgia, support local farmers, and experience fresh food. The program helps you discover where your food comes from and supports those who make it possible. Let your Farm Passport guide you!
GFB Members Can Now Save 15% at IHG Hotels & Resorts
The school year is winding down and you’re getting closer to you summer vacation. Looking to save on your trip? Learn how members of Georgia Farm Bureau can now save up to 15% off at IHG Hotels and Resorts.
Posted in Member Benefits
Just Shrimpin' Around
Don’t miss an opportunity this summer to introduce your children to Georgia’s shrimp industry. Check out this sneak peek of May's book of the month, complete with kid-friendly activities and easy no bake recipes.
Young Farmers & Ranchers Summer Leadership Conference FAQs
Young Farmers and Ranchers meet every year at the annual YF&R Summer Leadership Conference on Jekyll Island, Georgia. Here are a few frequently asked questions about Summer Leadership Conference.
A Passport Story
Though agriculture is Georgia’s most important industry, it’s easy to not think about it. It blends in – it is the countryside and landscape; but once you become aware of it, it’s seemingly everywhere, and it’s fascinating.