Agriculture (Blog)

Georgia Grown executive chefs named

Six chefs were recently selected to serve as ambassadors to the state Department of Agriculture’s Georgia Grown program, which works to expand agribusinesses and the agriculture industry throughout the Peach State. At the Georgia Restaurant Association’s (GRA) annual Taste of…

Auburn embraces agribusiness future

The City of Auburn, west of Athens, recently hosted its first NextGen Ag conference, bringing together agribusinesses and nonprofits to learn from each other about resources, economic considerations and innovative ways to strengthen agriculture in the region. Roundtable discussions on…

Growing urban farms

Folks who live in cities are increasingly embracing urban farming as a way to have access to fresh produce and nature near their residences or workplaces. Community gardens have become popular along with the agrihood concept, where communities integrate agriculture…

Fitbits for Cows?

When it comes to technology, Georgia’s agriculture industry is at the forefront with many new tools that help increase productivity and reduce potential problems. In this video, Richard Watson, owner of Hart Agriculture’s Seven Oaks Dairy near Waynesboro, discusses the…