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Barnes joins GFB as leadership program associate

Logan Barnes has joined the Georgia Farm Bureau staff as leadership program associate in the Field Services Department.

Barnes, who most recently worked as the McDuffie County Farm Bureau county coordinator, will primarily work with GFB’s new Land & Leadership Advocate program for farmers ages 36 to 50. She will also assist GFB’s Young Farmer & Rancher Coordinator and Ag in the Classroom Coordinator with their programs.

“I’m excited to join the Georgia Farm Bureau team because we all share the same passion - spreading the importance of agriculture,” Barnes said. “I think I will really learn a lot from my co-workers!”

A native of Augusta, Barnes graduated from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and the University of Georgia College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences where she received a bachelor’s degree in ag education. Barnes was an ag teacher/FFA advisor at Jefferson County High School after college.

The daughter of Jeff Barnes and Edie Coe, Barnes was an FFA member at Evans High School and served as an Area 4 FFA officer.