GFB News Magazine

Belflower joins GFB public policy staff

Posted on February 24, 2023 12:00 AM

Adam Belflower has joined the Georgia Farm Bureau Public Policy Department as a governmental affairs specialist. 

He is a graduate of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences. While at UGA, he studied agribusiness and researched food policy under Dr. Travis Smith in the CAES Department of Agriculture & Applied Economics. 

“We are excited to have Adam join the Farm Bureau family. His strong academic background and agricultural ties make him a valuable addition to our advocacy efforts at the capitol and our members,” GFB President Tom McCall said.

Belflower was an active member of the GFB Young Farmers and Ranchers UGA Chapter competing in the discussion meet for two years, attending the GFB YF&R Conference, and attending the 2022 AFBF Convention. 

Belflower has worked as an intern for Corteva Agriscience on its Southeast seed team and as a licensing intern at the Georgia Department of Agriculture. He spent three summers as a row crop scout for a local agriculture consultant in Middle Georgia and worked on various farms with strawberries, row crops and livestock.

Belflower grew up in Cochran and attended Bleckley County High School. In middle and high school, he was a 4-H member with his project work focusing on strawberry production. 

Adam Belflower

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